Typical vessel used during the reign of King Sahure, this Egyptian ship carried cedar and ebony from Lebanon to Egypt. Shipbuilders of that era did not use pegs (treenails) but relied on rope to keep their ships afloat. Keel, frames and deck were tightly tied together.
Kit includes precut keel and frames; wooden and metal fittings; cloth sails.
Scale 1:50 - Total Length 13.78"
Intermediate - Advanced Skill Level.
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 Italy.
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
Model Ship building Links: Model Ship World Forum
Ships of Scale Model Forum.
Model Ship Builder Forum
The Lumberyard for Model Shipwrights
Lauck Street Shipyard College of Model Shipbuilding
Syren Ship Model Fittings & Supplies
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