The Builder

The Boatbuilder now Modelmaker

David Spy has been rebuilding and repairing wooden boats for almost twenty years and is well known throughout the west of Scotland for the outstanding quality of his work.


before restoration

during restoration

after restoration

the Builder: David Spy

davidIn parallel with this he has been developing his skills as a modelmaker, a natural progression, since the principles of construction and materials are the same only the scale is different. Both disciplines require close attention to detail and a continuing strive for perfection.

As he is a qualified naval architect, the preparation and understanding of plans and drawings comes naturally, but what sets him apart from many other modelmakers is his ability to draw from such a broad background of experience resulting in models of the finest detailing and quality.


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