Ages of Sail just published a post about a build log of an interesting kit on the NRG forum. The kit is Kolderstok’s Statenjacht. It’ll be interesting to follow the build. But, would be really nice to see someone in our club or the South Bay Model Shipwrights club take up a build of this kit.
Many kits produced by classic ship model kit manufacturers are well known, so it’s relatively easy to find examples of them under construction on the Internet, or to know of someone else who has built or is building the kit. But, for kits produced by relatively new manufacturers with a limited distribution network, it’s pretty hard to know what construction is like. So, it was nice to find a build of the Statenjacht kit, produced by the Dutch wooden ship model kit manufacturer Kolderstok.
Image from Kolderstok’s website.
The Statenyacht was a Dutch transport that was used in the 17th through 19th centuries, designed to carry and entertain VIPs. This from the manufacturer:
“Evolved from the war yachts as used in the 80-year war, it had developed into a convenient, fast and above all comfortable means of transport. The Statenjacht was the ideal way to travel at a time when…
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