David Antscherl’s Norwegian Sailing Pram Kit

A new kit from Model Shipways is part of the David Antscherl’s series on progressive ship modeling. These look like great replacements for the now defunct Midwest Model Boat kits, but in more of a tutorial series form – ideal for those who are brand new to the ship modeling hobby and want to develop their skills, plus end up with a some beautiful looking models along the way. This is worth looking into…

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I’ve been waiting for this one. If you’ve been following my blog, or even if you’ve just been keeping on top of ship modeling news, you probably know that Model Expo has started a new line of model boat kits in a series of progressive model building tutorials. These kits are designed by one of the best ship modelers of our time, David Antscherl,  who is also the author of several ship modeling books.

I’ve just spotted the second kit of the series in an email ad from Model Expo, the Norwegian Sailing Pram.

This kit is classed as an “Intermediate” kit, but I think that term is relative, since so many square rigged sailing ship model kits are called Intermediate as well. But, it is designed to be the second build, after the completion of the earlier released Lowell Grand Banks Dory kit. For those who have never built a…

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