85-year-old retired sailor Ray Gascoigne talks about the craft of ships in a bottle

Posted in Design, Short Films
By Sam Bathe on 4 Jun 2013

Honing his craft over 60 years, 85-year-old retired sailor Ray Gascoigne has been around boats his whole life, first as a shipwright, merchant sailor and now making remarkable impossible bottles. The impossibly intricate designs are even more remarkable when you consider his age, boasting the steady hand of an 18-year-old, talks us through his passion for boats and process when making the ships in a bottle. Made by Commoner for the Smith Journal.

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