Category Archives: Boats

TRAWLER TEAPOTS – the other story. HMT DE ROSA

Trawler Teapots – the other story. HMT De Rosa. A while ago I posted a story about a minesweeper/trawler in World War Two that had inspired a range of teapots for me (Trawler Teapots – the story of HMT River … Continue reading

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Sam Smith’s Paper Boats – Pleasure Boats of England

Sam Smith published these paper kit Pleasure Boats in 1974. Pre-cut push-out components lock together with tabs. No glue needed – not vital anyway. They were one of several sets of kits produced at the time and compliment his better … Continue reading

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Trawler Teapots – the story of HMT River Spey (updated 23/5/15)

My pots often emerge from something happening around me. I like to start with a narrative or an experience. The Trawler series of teapots been in 2009 when my aunt rediscovered some letters and souvenirs from her childhood in the … Continue reading

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Trawlers and Battleships – New additions to the teapot fleet

  Three of the latest trawler teapots plus one small cruiser. Quite pleased with the long low one – I’d like ot make some much bigger ones of those. Bit impractical but they do pour, honest. At the demonstration weekend I … Continue reading

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TEAPOTS, trawlers and tiles

These are the most recent handbuilt teapots. Two cruisers and one of the most recent armed trawlers. The trawlers relate to a specific story of my aunt as child mascot to a WW2 trawler/minesweeper in the North Sea. Like the … Continue reading

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Battleship Teapots – ‘HMS Kent’

This is one of the latest series of ship teapots – after a long run of trawlers. These began with a WWI cruiser called HMS Kent (http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/monmouth_class.htm). A friend had begun a model of one years ago and it sits abandoned … Continue reading

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