French “La Mer” Boat

La mer boat

This solid oak La Mer Boat was designed and made in our workshop in France. It is made from reclaimed wood from an old church pew. The measurements are approximately 6″ tall 7″ wide and 1.5″ deep and is available at our Etsy store.

 

Personalised Boys Sailboats

Yayito

Personalised boys sailboats available at Etsy

Enrique

Solid oak hull with French hessian sail

Hand Painted Fish

Hand painted fish sail.

These little sailboat are a customer order. Please get in touch if you would like us to make you a personalised order.

Let Your Dreams Set Sail

These little wooden boats came about after sitting in a cafe on holiday over looking the Harbour at La Rochelle in France.

The Harbour was filled with little yachts.

La Rochelle is very picturesque and I thought making the little boats would be a great way of capturing that in a decoration.

I wonder how many people have this photo in their holiday snaps? I couldn’t resist!

My Father inlaw has a workshop at his home in France and he makes the boats out of reclaimed wood, some of the wood is burned during the winter months but this is a much better use for it!

Ray enjoys to work outside in the sun!

The first batch of boats, shipped to England (pun intended) awaiting their sails.

I decided to give them all French names and add hand painted details to the sails.

This boat has a hessian sail with fish detail and hand stamped ‘La Sardine’ name.

I used fabric paint on the squid detail and then hand stitched him on to the sail.

The names are stamped on with a letter stamp kit, making mistakes is easy! I then paint over the wording, let it dry and gently sand of the excess.

Please visit my Folksy shop where you will find my little French boats for sale wood & rope