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The M/V Puyallup: A model of perfection

Edmonds-Woodway junior creates 6-foot replica of Edmonds-Kingston boat


Last updated 5/7/2020 at 10:51am

Elliot Porter

Elliot Porter's 6-foot model of the M/V Puyallup.

Editor's note: If you're obsessed with ferries, you could do worse than living in Edmonds, a ferry town with daily trips to the Kitsap Peninsula. So Elliot Porter, 17, is in the right place. The Edmonds-Woodway High School junior is a lifelong resident of Edmonds.

Porter is a hobbyist who recently completed a model of the M/V Puyallup, a Washington State Ferries regular on the Edmonds-Kingston run. Not an ordinary model, mind you. This one is 6 feet long.

Here, he explains how it came about and shares insider tips on how he created his boat.

Recently, I built a model of the M/V Puyallup....

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