The year 2022 may have it’s problems, but the availability of new kits does not seem to be one of them. In addition to some new products from Chris Watton’s Vanguard Models, OcCre’s release of a very nice kit of the Titanic, Kolderstok just released their latest kit, the Dutch Fluyschip kit in 1/72 scale. Today, we’re very excited to have received OcCre’s newest ship model kit, the 1:200 scale German Heavy Cruiser .
At WoodenModelShipKit, we’re happy to announce that we’ve now added Master Korabel to our expanding list of products. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Master Korabel, their kits are designed using the most modern tools of computer aided design. Innovative techniques are implemented in these to assure that your model’s hull comes out perfectly shaped. These kits rely heavily on laser-cut parts. Even the planking is all laser-cut and properly spiled, .
It’s been a long time since we’ve posted news updates on WoodenModelShipKit. So, it pleases us to start by announcing that we’re just added six wooden model ship kits from the Dutch wooden ship model kit manufacturer Kolderstok. These are some really fine kits, but for most of these, we recommend that you have some amount of ship modeling experience before building one of these kits,
We have just added 315 new precision tools from Model Craft to our collection of hobby tools. In addition to tools for the model ship building area, we now have tools for every hobbyist. Our new line includes: Airbrushes & Compressors Amati Tools Anvils Artesania Latina Tools Billing Boats Tools Blades, Cutters & Knives Chisels Clamps, Vices & Workholders Cutting Mats Finishing & Sanding Files, Rasps & Abrasives Glues & Tapes Hammers, Nails, & .
New Website Exciting news this month. We implemented an entirely new and more user friendly website. If you haven’t seen WoodenModelShipKit lately, you are in for a surprise. We implemented a new front page with more selections and a new area for R/C models. Our historical statues and miniatures are now more predominantly highlighted. There are also more color photographs of models, and a completely redesigned cart which is much more user friendly. If .
I recently played a small part in a customer fulfilling a wish to create two Vietnamese Fishing Boats to be used as gifts to parties in Vietnam. The customer chose Billing Boats Norden Cutter kits to be transformed into the Vietnamese fishing boats. So here is what he started with: The Norden Cutter by Billing Boat is a typical coaster of the kind which was earlier very commonly used along the Western coast of .
Really nice work Dave! Dave just ordered the Soclaine Le Belem for his next project. King of the Mississippi Charles W. Morgan
George DeSchryver shows us some of his highly advanced ship building work below. You may click to see the photos enlarged. Great job George!
Fellow modeler William Farrell sends us photos of his completed Pilar. William purchased the 1/27 scale Constructo Pilar from our store in February of this year. In 1934, Ernest Hemingway commissioned the Pilar, a fishing boat to be built to his own specifications Wheeler Shipbuilding in Brooklyn, New York, for $7,495. Pilar was a nickname of Hemingway’s wife Pauline. Hemingway also chose the name Pilar to honor the virgin of Zaragoza, to indicate his .