American Elephants


Ships in Bottles. Bottled History. by The Elephant's Child

Ships in bottles. Sea stories. Bottled History. “A nice little hobby.”

Ray Gascoigne has been around boats his whole life, as a shipwright, a merchant sailor, and now as a ship builder on the smallest dry dock there is: a bottle. This short film, by Smith Journal and Melbourne-based production studio Commoner, picks through the wood chips to tell the story of a craft honed over 60 years, the knowledge that goes into it, and the man behind it…

(h/t: thekidshouldseethis.com)


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