During the mid to late 1700’s, small ships like the Scotland were used for transporting goods and passengers in the Baltic. Only 50-60 feet long, their impressive sails and pleasing soft hull lines distinguished them from other types of work boats. In a note dated 1775, the famous naval architect, F.H. Chapman referred to this type of ship as a “Baltic Vessel.”
Corel’s plank-on-bulkhead kit features double planking in limewood and walnut. Keel, frames and false deck are pre-cut for easy assembly. Masting, blocks, deadeyes, grating are fine quality hardwoods. Transom ornamentation, two cannon with carriages, anchors, double barreled pump and other fittings are highly detailed cast metal. Cotton sailcloth, silk-screened flag, three diameters of rigging plus cast metal display stand and nameplate complete the kit. Plans and illustrated instruction manual.
Intermediate Skill Level.
Length 17"- Height 16-1/3" - Scale 1:64For 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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