1765, this 2,700 ton Spanish galleon fought in the Battle of Trafalgar.
Carrying 74 guns, she was one of the 15 French and Spanish ships battered
Artesania Latina's elaborate kit features plank-on-bulkhead construction with
pre-cut plywood frames and keel. Individual walnut planking strips cover the
hull. Molded formers assure proper bow and stern shape. Ready-to-use
fittings are plentiful in a variety of fine hardwoods, bronzed cast metal, white
metal, and brass. Pre-printed flags, cotton sail material, and several
diameters of rigging are all included. Three sheets of detailed plans and
pictorial instruction book.
Expert Skill Level
Length: 37-3/4", Height: 29-1/2", Scale: 1:90Construction Link: Documents the construction of the San Juan Nepomuceno model.Model Ship building Links: Model Ship World Forum
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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
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