Artesania Latina's popular plank-on-frame kit is now easier
to build than ever before. Molded wooden pieces help you
shape the bow and stern sections, and re-cut ribs and
hardwood parts are included for hull, deck and
superstructure construction. Fittings include brass chimney
heads and decorations, brass ship's bell, steering wheel,
handrails and chain. Windows, doors and paddlewheels are
cast metal. Galvanized wire, brass cables and cotton rigging
are all provided along with brass pin nails. Illustrated
Intermediate Skill Level
Length 27", Height 10", Scale 1:80
Link: You Tube Video: Unboxing the King of Mississippi kit.
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 & SuppliesFor 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
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