Wooden Ship Kits




Built in 1765 the San Juan Nepomunceno was a cross between French and English styles of ship building of the period. The English ships were all utilitarian, while the French were so concerned about style and ornamentation that their ships were difficult to maneuver.
The San Juan Nepomunceno was a cross of both. Elegant yet a worthy adversary for the British. Her most famous battle took place in 1805 off the coast of Spain near Trafalgar. It was at this battle that both the France and Spain were defeated by the England. Horatio Nelson, the commander of the British fleet died here when stuck by a musket ball through the heart.

#168-487-1 Plank on frame construction .
This elaborate kit features pre-cut plywood frames and keel. Individual walnut planking strips cover the hull. Molded formers assure proper bow and stern shape. Fittings are plentiful made of a variety of fine hardwoods, bronzed cast metal, white metal, and brass. Pre-printed flags, cotton sail material, and several diameters of standing and running rigging are all included. Three sheets of detailed plans and pictorial instruction book make building a pleasure.
Dimensions: Length: 37-3/4" Height: 29-1/2" Scale: 1/90
US$450.00 on special US$386.95

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Deluxe Tool set
196-025-7 Comes with all the essential knives and tools for model building! Includes light, medium and heavy duty knives with 15 assorted blades, 4 gouges, pin vise with 6 number drills, 2 needle files, aluminum miter box with razor saw and handle, pointed nose tweezers, pinpoint awl, flush cutter with comfort cushion handles, plus wooden sanding block and wedge. This workshop in a box is heavy on value and long on convenience! US$69.95

Order the Deluxe Tool set at the same time you order a model kit and get the Deluxe Tool set, a value of $70.00 for just $49.95 !

Glue kit
181-151-6 Please include and charge me for the appropriate glues.

Paint sets
Please include and charge me for the paints. (Acrylic paints. US$2.50 each)

Hand Tools

Ship building tools: specialized tools to aid in planking & rigging.


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