Built around the year 817, the Oseberg
ship was found in 1904 in a burial mound located on a farm
70 miles south of Oslo, Norway. Thousands of wood fragments were removed, treated with
creosote, and then reassembled. The ship is now located at The Viking Ship Hall at Bygdoy,
33.875" Long, 17.3" High, Beam: 8"
Intermediate Skill LevelFor 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 Denmark.
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
Requires: (Not included)
Wood Glue, CA Glue,
Hobby Knife and Razor Saw,
Viking Links:The World of the Vikings.
The Viking Longship
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