U.S.S. Constitution Wood Model Ship Kit by Model Shipways
Kit is based on the 1927 Navy drawings, photographs and documentation used during the 1993-97 restoration.
Plank-on-bulkhead construction features laser cut wooden parts. High quality basswood planking strips cover the hull and include self-adhesive copper tape for hull plating. True-to-scale Britannia metal, brass and hardwood fittings and 16 photo-etched brass sheets provide life-like detail. Over 50 cannon, carronade and gun barrels duplicate original armament. Extra touches include laser cut gratings and engraved scrollwork. Four-hundred yards of rigging line in six diameters is also supplied.
Model Shipways kit includes eight sheets of detailed plans and 48 page step-by-step instruction manual by Ben Lankford uncover the secrets of building a museum quality replica.