The basic design of the Sampan has remained unchanged for centuries. It's still used in the China Sea for fishing, transportation, and to carry light cargo.
Amatiís Sampan ship model kit features pre-cut mahogany frames and keel. Deck planking and freeboard are walnut. Fittings are wood, brass and cast metal. Cotton sail cloth, brightly colored pennants, rigging line, plans and instructions are also included.
Intermediate Skill Level
Length 13.5" / Height 14" / Scale 1:60For 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
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