The Building of Katy

A chronological account of the construction of Katy of Norfolk, a plank on bulkhead wooden model depicting a typical, but fictitious, Virginia pilots' schooner of the very early 19th century.






Shaun's page

Knotts Island


Shaun Kane is a resident of Knotts Island, NC.  He has in the past been involved in plastic modeling, namely dioramas of armor and aircraft.  When he started building wooden boat models, he concentrated on work boats.   This is his first attempt at a plank on bulkhead ship type model.  Hopefully it will go well.  Follow Shaun as he works his way through this kit by Model Shipways.  If you feel you can help him out, send an e-mail him at

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