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Union Wood Ship Kit by Constructo

Union Wood Ship Kit by Constructo - click to enlarge
Union Wood Ship Kit by Constructo
Item# 80616
$85.00
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Product Description

The Union is a brigantine, a two masted and square rigged sailing ship used between the 18th and 19th century.

This kit comes complete with a solid wooden hull, sailcloth and paints, as well as all metal and wood fittings, and instructions.

Scale: 1/100
15.5" H x 15.5" L x 5.33" W

For new or limited experience wood modelers, we strongly recommend the technique book Ship Modeling Simplified.

Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Spain. Although complete plans and instructions are included, the limited English instructions provided require critical thinking and some modification as needed. This is not a build by numbers kit, and is not for everyone. Additional technique books, and or access to the advice of an experienced wood modeler or wood model club is recommended.


Required Items: (not included)
hobby knife, razor saw, sandpaper, wood glue for wood parts, CA for metal parts (super glue), additional paint or varnish.

To see other wood model ship kits: please click here.

For tools, books, & glue: please click here.

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Constructo
Constructo, a well-established Spanish toy and games manufacturer, added wooden ship kits to its line only a few short years ago. The kits are of high quality, with accurately cut laser parts, intricate white metal and brass fittings, with fine ropes and sails included. Constructo caters to the beginner with solid hull ships, through the expert with double planking and minutely detailed components.

To see other wood model ship kits: please click here.

For tools, books, & glue: please click here.
Ship Modeling Simplified
Tips and Techniques for Model Building from Kits, by Frank Mastini. Master model builder Frank Mastini puts on paper the methods he's developed over 30 years at the workbench. Mastini guides readers patiently through the mysteries of deciphering instructions. He reveals dozens of shortcuts: how to plank a hull, how to build and rig complicated mast assemblies, and how to create sails that actually look like sails. Along the way he offers pointers that will keep beginners on the right track.

(paperback, 164 pages)
$21.00
Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days
shipmodsim
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$30.00
Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.
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