Custom tools

Golden Ships of Columbus Appraisal Custom Tools Detailed Photo's Blue Prints Project History

Hand made tools designed by Antonio to make this project possible

Floating Arm Cutting tool

Used to make precise cuts on the uneven hull of the ship. Using a Vacuum cleaner transmission, dremel, and a hinge that allow the dremel to float over the hull and still cut straight.

Hand Tools used

These tools were used to size, cut and file the gold and platinum

Brass Templates

These templates were used to shape the gold for the hull of the ships.

Custom Hammer

These two tools gave the angle needed to hammer inside the hull of the ship and allowed for adjustment when needed.