Wooden Ship Kits

WILLIE L. BENNETT CHESAPEAKE BAY SKIPJACKKit

 
Based on a Skipjack discovered at the bottom of Harris Creek, Maryland in 1954. A full size replica can be visited in Baltimore Maryland's Inner Harbor. The friendliest city in America.

Instructions:
Check the items you wish to purchase and then click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page.

#150-803-3
Plank on frame construction .
You'll build your model the way the real Willie L. Bennett was built, following the plank-on-frame techniques used on life-sized skip-jacks. To make building easy, we've supplied laser cut wooden molds, keelson and transom. Basswood is used throughout. Outfit your craft with cast Britannia metal anchor, ship's wheel and deck machinery. Deadeyes and deck machinery. Deadeyes and blocks are wood, and there's plenty of brass for eyes, hoops, rings and chain. Sail cloth and rigging line complete your model. The 56 page instruction book by Ben Lankford gives you a wealth of detail with lots of photographs and drawings. Three sheets of plans are so accurate that you could almost build a real skipjack using them! (Display base and pedestals not included.)
Dimensions:Length:24" Height:16" Scale:1/64 Price: US$170.00 on special US$144.50


164-781-1 CHESAPEAKE BAY SKIPJACK NO LONGER AVAILABLE
plank on frame construction
The Skipjack is the last working sailboat to ply American waters. These vessels possessed a highly raked mast and a large amount of sail area, giving them the power necessary to haul the dredging equipment used to collect oysters. The Skipjack evolved from traditional, generally flat-bottomed bay crabbing skiffs, enlarged and given a V-shaped wooden hull. Meeting the need for an easily and inexpensively-constructed vessel, they often were built by house carpenters or by the watermen.
Dimensions: Length: 15" (000 mm) Height: 14" (000 mm)
US$85.00 on special US$69.95

Glues
Please include the glues required and charge me.

Paint sets
Please pick the paints for me. (Acrylic paints. US$2.50 each)


Please note: Our minimum order is US$25.00

This page was last updated Jan 20th 2016.


Use the shopping cart or our Toll Free Order Line 1-888-980-9099 to order
Privacy Policy
Can we answer any questions? North America: 1-888-980-9099
Europe, South America, Australia, Asia & Africa:info@hobbyworldinc.com

Prices in US funds. Prices subject to change without notice.

Hobby World Ltd. copyright 1995.