The Ship Model Masters
of Raven Arts are the United States West Coast's Premier Artists
for Custom Modeling, Restoration and Repair, located west of
Seattle, WA. Dollar for dollar, we build, repair and restore
simply the finest models anywhere in the world.
Our models are professionally
repaired and restored by Master Model Builders and Artists with
more than 35 years individual experience. Each one becomes a
work of art crafted by skilled hands in the USA.
We can perform everything
from simple repairs to complete restorations. Any model can have
any amount of work done on her to fit customer requirements of
budget, details and overall appearance. For these reasons the
same vessel can be restored in a vast number of configurations
and prices varying accordingly. We can simply return her to her
original state or we can add new technologies for an improved
We use a variety of materials
depending upon the model to bring her back to life. Lightweight
woods, hardwoods for details and hull planking, copper, cast
metal, brass, brass etching, custom brass turnings, polyresin,
cast resin, styrene and much more are included on most every
model. All rigging lines are highest quality waxed line for maximum
in longevity. We have a vast network of artists around the world
for specialty items as well on-site speciality casting abilities.
Traditional time tested
model building practices are integrated with the latest technologies
in chemical fastening, illumination and detail casting.
The extensive level of
attention that is paid to the fine details of each model is what
creates a work of fine art. Raven Models are shipped worldwide
with collectors around the globe. Our client list includes government
officials, politicians, Naval Commanders, Heads of State, celebrities
and professionals of all kinds.