SCANNING THE BARANGAROO BOAT

HOW TO SCAN A BOATIn many pieces and with much gumption - musing of a 3D scanning novice You can walk a bit faster. Point the scanner at the…


View of the Endeavour River. Silentworld Foundation collection SF001479.

Iron ballast from HMB Endeavour

HMB Endeavour runs aground — time to throw some items overboard... On 10 June 1770, HMB Endeavour under the command of Captain James Cook was…


Figure 6: After Treatment, Sword handle. Image: Heather Berry/Silentworld Foundation.

How to clean a sword

The closer you look, the more cleaning you will do... I recently had the wonderful opportunity to carry out some routine cleaning on a dress sword…


Oysters and pitch on plank. © Sydney Metro.

Cleaning the Barangaroo Boat

How does one clean a boat?I was once turfed off the side of a working boat in scuba gear, handed a brush and told to not come up till it was clean.…