Experience the wonder of building one of the famous
10th century Viking longboats of Gokstad. This ship
was both manned by oars and propelled by sail.
Authentically replicated, this highly detailed 1/75 scale
version features plank-on-frame construction with
pre-cut wooden parts. It also features wood, brass,
copper and white metal parts, and includes two
diameters of rigging line, sailcloth, a display stand and
instructions on DVD. Ideal for
beginning-level wood modelers.
12" LongFor 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
Viking Links:The World of the Vikings.
The Viking Longship 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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