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A Traditional Ship-in-a-Bottle - 'Jaws' Style!

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We've all seen them: intricate models of boats that are almost inexplicably built in a bottle that seems far too small to be possible. These ship-in-a-bottles are kind of kitschy, kind of tacky.

Unless you put a giant killer shark inside.

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Ship-in-a-bottle builders Gabrielle Rogers and Stefan Auer live and sail on a 40' steel sailboat where they make ships in bottles the traditional way: by building it in parts, then meticulously putting it together in the bottle with a series of long tools and threads. They received a request to build a ship-in-a-bottle modeled after Jaws, complete with a miniature Quint, Hooper, and Brody, and of course, the killer great white shark - bloody teeth and all.

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You can view the entire process at ShipinBottles.com - via Neatorama

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