Dories were developed on the East Coast in the 1800's and were descendants of the French settlers' bateaux of the 17th and 18th centuries. They were used extensively for fishing and lobstering, since they were easy and inexpensive to build and maintain. Skill Level I of the Shipwright Learning Series. Historically accurate, highly detailed wood model. Laser cut basswood parts for easy construction.Detailed plans and illustrated instruction manual. Clamps, tweezers, hobby knife, blades, saw blade, chisel blade, sandpaper, paint brushes, paint & glue. Instructions and prototype model by David Antscherl. Scale: 1:24 (1/2=1 foot).
Most of those very expensive kits get started but never finished. The job is much too complex and the poor builder hasn't acquired the skills needed. For this second, intermediate kit, some previous knowledge is necessary in order to be successful. If you have already built the Model Expo Lowell dory kit, you are well prepared.
If you haven't, I strongly recommend you do so first, as you will learn valuable techniques, tips and methods that will come in very useful for this model. I'd hate for you to give up in frustration because you lack some basics first. Model overall length 12 1/2", width 4", height 15 1/2" Baseboard: 3 1/2" by 7. Skill Level II of the Shipwright Learning Series.These boats were developed in the late 1800s for fishing and lobstering and were prevalent in Muscongus Bay, located on theEast Coast, north-east of Portland, Maine. They had sleek lines and were fast sailing with two wet tanks to hold their catch. Skill Level III of the Shipwright Learning Series.
Accurately sized fittings and rigging line. 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.