Here at Ship Model Restoration, we accept commissions to build any model ship, or diorama in any scale. We specialize in handcrafted museum quality ship models, and dioramas. Custom request built ship models can be completed within a few months, this depends on the complexity of the model, and its details.
We can build from your photographs, or plans, (blue prints) our master craftsmen Den Holmes will meticulously build your model ship exactly to your specifications. Prices vary according to the prospective vessel`s complexity, model size, presentation style and extent of detail (see the model Price Ranges below).
CUSTOM MODEL QUOTES:
If you would like us to custom build your ship model just send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org , or call us - #717-521-2688, and we will quote you a price. Please be sure to email us with as much information as possible ( as shown below). Information supplied by our clients helps us create the best custom ship model.
1. Type of model that you would like to have built.
2. Size/Scale of model desired (1/8" = 1') - (1/4" = 1') - ( 3/8" = 1') - ( 1/2" = 1') etc.
3. Extent of detail required (larger scale = more detail)
4. Let us know your Model Price Range, (see the chart below).
Standard Models: ( $300 - $1,000 ) - Plank on Bulkhead, Hand painted or natural wood finish.
Premium Models: ( $1,000 - $5,000 ) - Premium models will have a higher level of details on the model. Plank on frame hull construction, ( hollow hull ) made out of our best quality hardwoods. Model would also come with its own cradle, and a Certificate Of Authenticity.
Signature Models: ( $5,000 - And Up )- A signature ship model offers a substantial increase in the level detail. Your choice of hull construction style/materials, plank on bullkhead, solid premium wood hull, or plank on frame style ( frames fully or partially visible). Each comes with an omately detailed name plate, that would be mounted on the ships stand (cradle). The ship model comes with a Certificate Of Authenticity that is hand signed by the crafstman.
We would require 25% of the total cost up front, then your scratchbuilt model will begin construction. This could be in the form of a personal check, cashiers check, or through Paypal. During construction I will send you photos of the progress periodically via email. On completion of the model, I will send you a set of detailed pictures and we would require the remaining 75% before shipping the model.
Once a order is placed for a custom model to be made, photographs of the work in progress are available to clients at periodic intervals.
We accept- Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal, Personal check, and Cashiers check.