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Our pictures at the Herreshoff Building 28

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in America's Cup, Reliance | 0 comments

On our path reconstructing the RELIANCE we are in close contact to Sandy Lee, head of the volunteer team at Herreshoff Museum building a 1/6 scale model of the Reliance. Also we enjoy reading all posts on their blog (http://therelianceproject.com/) which I can really recommend. A blogger named Dave visited the Herreshoff Museum in the summer 2013 and took a short video of the Reliance project. I got aware of the video from the Reliance blog and watched it. And there they were: rendering images of our 3D model of the Reliance on a pin-board. If...

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Rivet production for Reliance complete.

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in America's Cup, Reliance | 1 comment

Rivet production for Reliance complete.

Today (July 19th, 2013) we completed your rivet production for the AN-RELIANCE. From our original drawing from 1902 we know that Nathanael Herreshoff calculated with app. 62,360 rivets for the Reliance. Ranging from 3/8 in (9.53mm) to 1/2 in (12.7mm) in diameter and from 11/16 in (17.46mm) to 4 1/2 (114.3mm) in length. App 1,200 rivets are in each of the bags (in the picture above), waiting to be build in. All rivets have been made originally from Tobin Bronze. For the AN-RELIANCE in the 1/32 scale we use rivets from 0.3mm to 0.8mm in...

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The new ARTEFICIA NAVALIS homepage

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in ARTEFICIA NAVALIS | 2 comments

Dear visitors, We are proud to present to you the new ARTEFICIA NAVALIS homepage. Our old homepage has worked well within the last four years. However, technology is moving fast and we would like to interact better with you. That’s why we have changed the concept and technology behind it. But there is one more reason. Great events are often foreshadowed. We decided to inform you regularly on our progress, construction and production of our AN artifacts. We have chosen the Blog style so that you can not only read about the glorious...

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