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Foredeck

Tab

Tab

Deck

cut
Tab
Tab

Fold double & glue.


Glue to underside of
bowsprit.

*=Remove
Tab

Fold into 3sided tubes

Top

Tab

cut

Tab
cut

Glue Q-deck tabs


inside railings on
hull and aft.

Quarterdeck

cut

Fold deck
at arrows
to create
foredeck,
main
deck, and
quarterdeck
levels as
shown in
sideview
below:

Tab
Tab

Tab

Tab

Tab

Tab

Tab

Spritsail
Fold double
Aft (cut slot
& glue
for rudder tab)

Bow forecastle support. Fold at


angle along centerline and glue
tabs under forecastle.

Fold double
& glue

Tab

Tab

Tab

Tab

Fold double
and glue.
Fold along this line

Tab

Tab

Rudder (fold double and glue)


Foresail
Tab

Tab

Top:Glue tabs
inside railings.

Bottom: Fold
under other
half. Glue this
side to foredeck.

Forecastle. Fold all railings


double and glue tabs inside
railings.

Tab

Tab
Tab

Mizzen (aft) lateen sail


(Glue at angle to center
of mizzenmast.)

Mainsail. Curve all sails for wind effect. Foremast

Mizzenmast

Mainmast

15th Century Caravel Paper Model Designed by Howard Shirley, 2009. All Rights Reserved.
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Fold double and glue to
create interior deck wall

Fold tab horizontal to support deck

Fold double and glue


to create
2-sided railing.

Port

Fold tabs horizontal


to support deck

Fold mast & Bowsprit


sprit into 3sided tubes

Fold tab horizontal to support deck

Aft
Bow
X
Cut along
curve to
X.

Glue flag
double
around
top of mast,
point to
bow. Curve
for wave
effect.

Fold at
arrows

Cut tabs
and overlap
to curve
bow

Cut

Tab: Glue inside aft wall

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X
Tab: Glue inside aft wall

Cut

Bow
Aft

* Crows

nest.
Glue double
and overlap
interior to
make cone;
fit around
Mainmast,
then glue
closed.

Fold tab horizontal to support deck


Fold double and glue to
create deck wall

Starboard

Fold double and glue


to create
2-sided railing.

Color deck railings, window shutters, flag and sails to your taste!
Print on cardstock. Use fresh glue stick or white glue for best results.

Fold tab horizontal to support deck

Fold tabs horizontal


to support deck