We have designed and produced a photoetched sheet at the classic 1:48 scale that includes the various components of the chain pumps, horseshoe and dovetail plates, gunport lid hinges, cabin door hinges and lantern expansions.The individual parts are labelled in this Word document. Click here.
Pump wheel assembly on
Horseshoe plate on
The secret to creating a beautiful ship's lantern is forming the central portion with its sloping faces. Using the expanded set of mullions from the photoetched sheet solves this problem. A tutorial for making the complete lantern may be accessed here: Lantern tutorial