From 1720 to 1920 nearly 60,000 whaleboats were consumed by the American whaling industry. With a useful life of no more than three years, whaleboats were discarded on the spot throughout the coastal U. Remarkably, only a dozen or two have survived to become part of today's museum collections.You'll follow the original plank-on-frame method of construction in building your Model Expo kit. Hull planks, oar and paddle blades, tubs, casks and rudder are accurately laser cut basswood. Authentic scale whaling gear gives this kit remarkable detail. Photo-etched copper fittings include harpoon, lance and cutting spade heads, knife blades, oarlocks and mast hinge hardware. Authentic plank-on-frame construction duplicates original construction techniques. Cast Britannia compass bowl and bomb lance gun. Sailcloth & three diameters rigging line. Six sheets of precise, highly detailed plans. Our Model Shipways New Bedord Whaleboat kit is supported by a superb set (6 sheets) of plans and a 150 page instruction book by Erik A. The book, To Build a Whaleboat, gives you step-by-step building instructions, design and technical data.
Display base and pedestals not included. MS2033 Length 24" / Height 4-5/8" / Scale 3/4 = 1 ft (1:16). This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats & Ships". The seller is "modelexpo33020" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.