SAN JUAN NEPOMUCENO. Artesania Latina Wooden Ship Model Kit. This is the Latina 1:90 scale San Juan Nepomuceno wooden ship kit. The San Juan Nepomuceno, 2700 tons, was constructed in the Royal Shipyard at Gurarnizo (Santander) and launched in 1765. The San Juan Nepomuceno was a solidly built ship of proven seaworthy qualities.. For advanced modelers.. FEATURES: Brass hardware such as eyebolts, stanchions, rings. and hinges Highly detailed brass bow (figurehead) and stern parts Detailed construction methods allow modeler to form the hull by attaching planking strakes to the false keel and frames. Modeler will want to file and sand the whole hull until you have a compact and smooth surface. Also, each mast and yard arm are hand sanded to the correct shape. All deck accessories must be built, painted, or stained for added realism. Taking the time to do the detail work will give, a truly realistic boat model and very rewarding building experience for the modeler.. INCLUDES: One Latina 1:90 scale San Juan Nepomuceno ship kit. All fittings, riggings, deck and hull planking strakes, masts, bowsprit, brass stern moldings, 12-spools of rigging thread, pre-sewn sails, decal sheet, die-cut sheet showing all die-cut parts, photo illustrated instruction manual. REQUIRES: Varnish, paint, wood putty, carpenter's glue, contact glue, CA glue debonder, sandpaper, and other miscellaneous building tools.. SPECS: Length: 960mm (37-3/4"). Height: 750mm (29-1/2"). Beam: 400mm (15-3/4"). Scale: 1:90 = (2/15 = 1 FT). Artesania Latina wooden model ship kits are manufactured in Barcelona, Spain, they are known world wide to produce high quality historic scale model wooden ship kits. Their kits contain every thing you need to build the kit except tools, glue and paint. High quality woods such as Walnut, Beech, Mahogany, Tanganyka, and more are used . All the ornamentation, fittings, and rigging line are standard items in every kit. Many parts are laser cut to save you time and effort. A full set of plans and instructions are included in every kit, in addition many kits include a color pictorial to assist in assembly. These exclusive wooden ship models are the best of their kind and might take up to 400 hours to finish them as they are made from exact plans and replicas of the real ships, using wood that is cut from wood planks and molded to perfection. Models available for all types of modelers, recommended starting at 10 years old and up.
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