Posted in Modeling Tools & Accessories

Model Building Workbench: New Modeller’s Workshop or Organization Table for Tools and Accessories

A fundamental accessory for modeling -even more so for naval modeling– and for any type of craft. The modeler and the lover of other manual hobbies already have a product to have organized all the parts of their models, tools and other objects. Likewise, you can work on a stable surface, compact, resistant and light -it weighs only 1.5 kg- for assembly and creation. Discover the functional, portable and attractive Model Building Workbench (27648-N) from the Hobby Tools collection made by Artesania Latina. With this Modeller’s Workshop, you can keep the place where you work in order. But, in addition, it allows you to place your ship model firmly and correctly while you build it. There is a hull holder on the workbench!

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina. Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.

ASSEMBLY AND MATERIALS FOR MODEL BUILDING WORKBENCH

The Model Building Workbench or Modeller’s Workshop made by Artesania Latina it is made of lime board, a particularly beautiful material, hard over time and not very heavy. To build it, we attach some very precise instructions. Of course, it is very easy to assemble because the parts of the board are cut by laser, they fit perfectly. Assemble it with the help of Cyanoacrylate (27650) and Spray Accelerator -you will obtain better adhesion- or White Glue (27602).

Thick Cyanoacrylate & Cyano Accelerator Spray (27650).

You can also leave it with its original appearance or customize it according to your tastes and imagination with some varnish or paint. Once built, its measurements are 16.25” (433 mm) width, 12.28” (312 mm) height and 9.05” (230 mm) depth. It fits anywhere at your own home or garage.

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.

CRAFTS & MODEL BUILDING WORKBENCH COMPONENTS

The Modeller’s Workshop or Model Building Workbench has these components. On both sides of it, it incorporates a handle to be able to move it, change its location or transport it easily and comfortably. It is ideal that it is portable! Why not pursue your passion outdoors too!

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.

Inside, fits all kinds of hand tools and a A4 Cutting Mat (27644).

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.

It has 3 drawers made of transparent plastic for small parts or remnants. Likewise, a drawer made of wood for larger parts, tools and accessories.

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina. Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.

On the sides, there is a dedicated space for magazines, instructions or (A4) catalogues. And also another one for wood, plastic or metal strips, and even the cutting mat.

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina. Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.Now, with wooden support for the tablet to be able to see the digital assembly instructions of any model, and with coaster to avoid staining the work surface with drinks.

In short, this portable modeller’s workshop or model building workbench can be used for hobbies other than modeling. Crafts, sewing, work with clay are some of these.

Model Building Workbench or Modeller's Workshop (27648-N) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINT ORGANIZER: COMPLETE YOUR COMBO!

Complement your model building workshop! Add a model building product if you want organized paints, tools and brushes, use the Paints & Tools Organizer (27648-TP), for sale separately. Manufactured with the same material and quality so that it is combined with the modeller’s workshop itself. What’s more, you can snap it inside when you put it away.

Modeler's Paints and Tools Organizer (27648-TP).

Posted in Ship Models

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit, First Fleet 1797: The Fastest Boat that Conquered Australia Now at 1:50 Scale

It was one of the most successful reduced replicas for our modelers friends for many years and… Surprise! The splendid reissue of the 1:50 scale model ship of the Brig HMS Supply (22420), First Fleet 1797 edition is here. This faithful wooden model of the 18th century British ship perfectly represents the aforementioned legendary armed ship since it participated in the founding of Australia as a country establishing a colony. It was the fastest of the well-known First Fleet. Aimed at intermediate modelers, also highly recommended for those with higher skills. Everyone will love building it! Find out how beautiful model on the video below:

KIT CONTENTS OF HMS SUPPLY MODEL SHIP IN WOOD

Build your 1:50 scale model ship of HMS Supply, an English armed brigantine sailing boat from the 18th century. A fundamental jewel for naval modeling. Its assembly system using a false keel and frames brings its construction closer to that of the real ship.

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

This reissue of the model ship kit with HMS Supply brig contains high quality parts. 6 wooden plates cut by high precision laser, 2 photo-etched plates in brass with numerous details -one of them smaller-, set of birch wood parts -veneers, strips and round rods, oak veneer, fantastic set of 11 sails sewn from cotton ready to be placed, cotton threads for rigging in different colors and thicknesses and flags.

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

The HMS Supply model ship box comes with thread and brass rods, nails, eyebolts, rings, chain, aluminum parts, die cast parts -anchors, oars, rods, cannons, water pumps-, wooden parts -blocks, frames and beams-, turned parts and acetate.

Likewise, it includes as a gift bonus an exhibition stand with a nominative metal plate – it allows you to place both the boat and its boat -, 7figures in die-cast and copper lining for the hull. To work with copper on the boat, we recommend our 5 mm Micro Riveting Tool (27320), sold separately.

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

BRIGANTINE HMS SUPPLY MODEL SHIP KIT INSTRUCTIONS

For its assembly, you can follow our complete step-by-step guide entirely on video – very easy to follow – which you can watch for free at our Youtube channel -click here-. To do this, you can also scan the existing QR code on the box and on the parts list. It will be like a masterclass carried out by our professional modelers. The kit does not contain printed instructions.

The plan and the parts list are printed.

Plan of HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina. Parts List of HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

A paper template is included to help the modeler in the process of building the model. Once built, this faithful miniature replica measures 23.11” (587 mm) length, 11.10” (282 mm) width and 26.65” (677 mm) height.

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina. HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

FINAL FINISHES FOR MODEL SHIP: PAINTS AND LED LIGHTS

Complete your wooden model ship of this beautiful ship by obtaining the best finishes for your HMS Supply at 1/50 scale by painting it with the Specific Set of Paints for HMS Supply (277PACK7), sold separately.

Specific Set of Paints for HMS Supply (277PACK7) by Artesanía Latina. HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

Also, remember that, as the boat is prepared to be illuminated, the model can come to even more life with the installation of our Set of LED Lighting for Models and DIY Projects (27590), also available separately.

LED Lightning Set for Scale Models and DIY Projects (27590) by Artesanía Latina.

HISTORY HMS SUPPLY: ‘FIRST FLEET’ SHIP TO COLONIZE AUSTRALIA

Discover HMS Supply, a wooden model ship of the English armed brigantine sailing boat from the 18th century. It was an essential part of the so-called First Fleet of the Royal Navy that colonized and founded Australia. HMS Supply was their oldest, smallest and fastest ship. Built in 1759 as a 175-ton armed vessel, she became the colony’s only link to the outside world after the loss of HMS Sirius in 1790. HMS Supply, precisely, was intended to be aship support for HMS Sirius(1786).

The HMS Supply was a brigantine, that is, a ship that had two masts and square sails. In addition, it was also a sloop, that is, a small ship with a single gun deck. It had eight small three-pounder guns and carried 50 men. Its dimensions were 21 meters -70 feet- in length and 8 meters -26 feet- in width.

From 1759 to 1786, HMS Supply was used to transport naval supplies between Thames and English Channel ports. During this period, she was docked at Deptford Dockyard. There she underwent minor repairs as necessary to maintain her seaworthiness.

On May 13, 1787, the ‘First Fleet’ left Plymouth – England – heading towards the antipodes. Under the command of Commodore Arthur Philip, the convoy was made up of 11 ships, carrying 1,500 sailors and officers with their families, as well as 732 convicts. They were heading to the great land of the south to establish the penal colony of New South Wales – a coast previously explored by James Cook. It would later become the first state of the Australian Commonwealth.

HISTORY II: CONSOLIDATION OF A NEW NATION

On January 19, 1788, eight months and a week later, the fleet arrived at Botany Bay, with HMS Supply being the first to dock. On January 26, 1788, seven days later, everyone arrived at Port Jackson – the future Port of Sydney -. Philip landed to proclaim Australia’s first national day and become the new nation’s first governor. The 168-ton HMS Supply was the fastest sailing ship in the ‘First Fleet’ and served as explorer and messenger during the voyage. HMS Supply rivals Sirius as the most famous historic ship of the new Australian nation. On 26 November 1791, she left Port Jackson and sailed via Cape Horn, arriving at Plymouth on 21 April 1792.

Now, you have the great opportunity to build this great 1:50 scale model ship of the HMS Supply First Fleet 1787 (22420) on our new Modeling Workshop (27648-N), sold separately.

HMS Supply Model Ship Kit in Wood, First Fleet Edition 1787 (22420) by Artesanía Latina.

Posted in Ship Models

Indian Girl Canoe Model: New Reduced Replica of the Amerindian Canoe Created in 1902 by J.H. Rushton

We intended to surprise our modeler friends with an ‘unusual’ model in our catalog of wooden naval modeling kits. We’re sure that we have achieved it. We present The Indian Girl Canoe model (19000) at 1:16 scale. It is a fantastic, detailed and faithful reduced wooden replica of the Amerindian canoe created in 1902 by the builder J.H. Rushton. It is one of the typical boats that we have seen for many decades in the Far West movies, used by both the North American Indians themselves and the settlers. Now, you can enjoy the assembly of this kit in wood from 2024 for beginners. Below, we present you this ideal model:

Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

CONTENTS NAVAL MODELING KIT THE INDIAN GIRL CANOE

The naval modeling kit with the The Indian Girl Canoe model contains all the parts you need to build the faithful miniature replica. It is made up of six wooden sheets with different thicknesses and cut by high precision laser to be able to extract the parts without problems (plywood and solid wood), and a brass photo-etched sheet for decorative details. In addition, it comes with linden and cherry wood strips, round tube and rod in brass, cotton threads in different thicknesses and colors – black and ecru – and fabric for the seats. As a bonus, beautiful wooden exhibition base to assemble with name plate of the boat.

 

Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

If you want to assemble The Indian Girl Canoe model, you have our complete step-by-step video instructions, as if from a masterclass taught by our modelers it would be. It does not come with printed instructions. Watch the video instructions scanning the QR code on the box with any mobile phone or tablet, an action that takes you to our Youtube channel -click here-.

The kit does include a printed double-sided plan of the finished boat and the parts list with pictograms to facilitate the identification of parts during the construction of the model. Once built, the model measures 12.04” (306 mm) length, 2.32” (59 mm) height and 1.57” (40 mm) width.

PAINTS AND METHACRYLATE SHOWCASE FOR THE INDIAN GIRL CANOE MODEL

Paint your canoe model with our Specific Pack of Acrylic Paints (277PACK31), sold separately. You can choose to paint the model with a darker green color or a lighter one depending on whether you like one or the other more.

Specific Pack of Acrylic Paints for Indian Girl Canoe Model (277PACK31) by Artesanía Latina.

Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina. Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

As a novelty, also for sale separately, exhibit your model with its Methacrylate Showcase (19000-AS) to display it properly and protect it from dust and any possible accident. The passage of time will not cause the model to deteriorate thanks to this magnificent urn.Indian Girl Canoe Model Methacrylate Showcase (19000-AS) by Artesanía Latina. Indian Girl Canoe Model Methacrylate Showcase (19000-AS) by Artesanía Latina.

ESSENTIAL IN THE HISTORY OF UNITED STATES PLEASURE BOATS

Discover our beautiful The Indian Girl Canoe, new wooden model ship kit for 2024 of the typical boat from Western and Indian American movies.

Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

The Indian Girl Canoe was designed by J.H. Rushton, America’s leading canoe builder, for the burgeoning pleasure paddler market, which introduced the Indian Girl model in 1902. To quote Mr. Rushton: “The Indian Girl is strong, light, safe yet fast, graceful yet seaworthy.” This design from the beginning of the last century lives up to its name.

In this regard, it is interesting to know that Rushton hired M. Roundry from the B.N. Morris Canoe Company in Maine to build the Indian Girl. Roundry had the expertise to build quality wood and canvas canoes that Rushton did not. In the 1910s and 1920s, the Indian Girl model became extremely popular and became Rushton’s best-selling canoe.

BUILD THE INDIAN GIRL CANOE MODEL AT YOUR HOME

Now, you can get started in naval modelling by building the 1:16 scale wooden model of The Indian Girl Canoe (19000). Or simply build it because it is beautiful and a must for your historic boat collection.

Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.Indian Girl Canoe Model (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

You can also purchase The Indian Girl Canoe Gift Pack (19000-L). This one includes the model, its showcase, its specific paints and some tools that can help you during the model construction process. This pack is more economical than if you buy the products separately. Take advantage of this opportunity!

Gift Pack Indian Girl Canoe (19000) at 1:16 Scale. Wooden Ship Model Kit for Beginners by Artesanía Latina.

Posted in Naval & Aviation History

Memoirs Frigate Hermione La Fayette (II): Shipwreck, Location and Reconstruction of the French Ship

After the help it provided in the United States War of Independence, we continue telling the memoirs of the frigate Hermione La Fayette on this post. Specifically, we will talk about its latest missions, its rediscovery at the bottom of the sea and its reconstruction with a replica that exists today. Given the great historical relevance of this large French sailboat, the modelers of Artesanía Latina created a faithful wooden model at 1:89 scale (22517-N). Which, by the way, is now also presented at Gift Pack (22517-L) with the model, its specific paints and its figurines. All in 1 at a cheaper price than if the products are purchased separately!

Gift Pack Frigate Hermione La Fayette avec Model, Paints and Figurines (22517-L) by Artesanía Latina.

Seven months after its return to France – where it underwent various repairs – it was entrusted with new campaigns. In September 1782, the frigate’s destination ocean will no longer be the Atlantic, but the Indian Ocean. The coasts of India and the Bay of Bengal await the Hermione and its new commander, Lieutenant Du Pérou. Aim? Support the fleet of Admiral Suffren, who fights on a secondary front of the American War. L’Hermione arrives at Île de France on April 18 and joins Suffren on July 14, 1783, a few days after its important victory at Gondelour. Peace was signed in 1783 and L’Hermione returned to Rochefort in February 1784, after several stops on the île de France and Île Bourbon in October 1783.

Frigate Hermione La Fayette (II) Memoirs: Wreck, Location and Reconstruction of the French Ship.

For seven years, from 1784 to 1791, the memoirs of the frigate Hermione La Fayette remain stationary in Rochefort. Its hull is very damaged and requires a very deep and long repair. Her hull and rigging are also not in optimal condition. That is why, since 1789, around 450 repairs have been carried out so that it can sail again.

MEMOIRS OF FRIGATE HERMIONE LA FAYETTE: WRECK AND LOCATION

Times of revolutionary France back in 1793. On the one hand, the country goes to war against the English in February. On the other hand, Vandean revolts occur in the west of the Gallic nation. In these turbulent times, the memoirs of the frigate Hermione La Fayette are written again with Captain Pierre Martin. This is because the French ship is heading to monitor and control the Vendeans and English at the mouth of the Loire River. They must be prevented from landing on the coast and from entering the town of Sables-d’Olonne and Nantes.

Frigate Hermione La Fayette (II) Memoirs: Wreck, Location and Reconstruction of the French Ship.

Its last mission arrives in September of that same year, which leads it to its shipwreck. Hermione only has to escort a convoy of twelve ships with a cargo of sixty-five guns from Indret between the Loire estuary and Brest. The inexperience of the crew is such that the frigate runs aground in the shallow waters of Le Croisic (Plateau du Four) breaking the hull to starboard.

The jewel of French naval history remains for almost two centuries at the bottom of the sea. It was not until July 22, 1984 when a diver, Michel Vasquez, discovered parts of the wreck. With great care, they manage to float some of the remains, thus beginning to bring the frigate Hermione La Fayette back to life. Among others, the anchor, a piece of the rudder and three cannons. The last searches with geolocator end in 2005.

RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FRIGATE: HERMIONE LA FAYETTE ASSOCIATION

The memoirs of the frigate Hermione La Fayette must be brought back to reality. For this reason, the Hermione La Fayette Association – whose official license our models hold – decides to create a replica of the French ship. In 1997, its reconstruction began at the Rochefort arsenal. Seventeen years later, on September 7th, 2014, the magnificent replica of L’Hermione was launched.

Hermione La Fayette Frigate Memoirs (II): Reconstruction of the French Ship

Shipyard is located in one of the two dry docks located at one end of the Corderie Royale, on the banks of the Charente River, in Rochefort. The place was designed and conditioned so that it could be visited.

The first and fundamental premise is that the replica is as faithful as possible to the original. That is, a three-masted ship with more than sixty-five meters in length, twelve hundred square meters of sails and a hull made entirely of oak wood. Without original plans, they take as reference those of Concorde, its twin frigate. On this, they are making the required changes with two goals: its adaptation to current regulations and its comfort for the crew.

These are some of the characteristics of the replica: mainmast fifty-four meters above the keel, made with two thousand oak trees, more than four hundred thousand pieces of metal and wood, one thousand pulleys, twenty-six cannons 12 pounds on the battery deck and eight 6s on the main deck.

For the rigging of 18th century ship, around 200 sailors were needed. However, the replica is only 80, which shows that it now has numerous technological improvements. The original frigate was built in just half a year, while the launch of the replica was in the 21st century, it takes six years until 2014.

HERMIONE LA FAYETTE: MODELS FOR THE DELIGHT OF MODELERS

Once its complete history is known, we encourage naval modelers to build our Hermione La Fayette model for advanced level (22517-N) if you have expertise skills or our Easy Kit model for beginners (17000).

Frigate Hermione La Fayette Model (22517-N) by Artesanía Latina. Easy Kit Model Ship Hermione La Fayette (17000) by Artesanía Latina.

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Posted in Naval & Aviation History

Chronicle Frigate Hermione La Fayette (I): Learn about Its Prominent Role in the US War of Independence

Saying its nickname, any naval modeler and lover of historical ships is enthralled: ‘The Frigate of Liberty’. Yes, we are talking about the French ship Hermione La Fayette from the 18th century. And its spectacular 1:89 scale wooden model (22517-N) for advanced modelers. But, on this post of Artesanía Latina blog, we intend to show the reader the enormous relevance in history that this beautiful French sailboat had, the chronicle of frigate Hermione La Fayette. Hence, its miniature buildable model is essential in the collection of any lover of naval modeling.

Frigate Hermione La Fayette: Wooden Model Ship to Build Scale 1:89 (22517-N) by Artesanía Latina.

Wooden Model Ship to Build Scale 1:89 (22517-N) by Artesanía Latina.

HISTORICAL CONTEXT BEFORE BUILDING THE FRIGATE HERMIONE LA FAYETTE

Last quarter of the 18th century, there is a great rivalry between France, England and Holland to gain control of different parts of the globe. When the different European nations fought for more power. At this time, France once again manages to have a worthy fleet in its fight against the British Royal Navy for the well-known colonies and for the money they bring to the coffers of the European states.

In this sense, the ‘New Continent’ sees how revolts begin to occur in its North American colonies, a fact that France intends to take advantage of to take revenge on the British… And they will achieve this thanks to the frigate Hermione La Fayette and many other vessels that are built at the Rochefort arsenal! Precisely, the construction of the frigate occurred in a golden stage in which the French fleet achieved very relevant victories, such as the one that occurred in the United States War of Independence. France supports the American insurgents, who are continually ‘looted’ by taxes by England. And Hermione La Fayette participates fully in helping them.

Frigate Hermione La Fayette.

On July 4th, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was written. Congress defends what has been achieved with the support of the French country, so representatives of the American Chamber visit Europe to gather weapons and to convince the authorities to have French officers fight with them. France not only accepted this in February of 1778, but also the following month declared war on England. And a 20-year-old young man has a lot to do with this Franco-American commitment. Gilbert du Motier, the marquis of La Fayette. This is the one who convinces King Louis XVI to support the Americans.

Chronicle Frigate Hermione La Fayette: Marquis de La Fayette.

CHRONICLE FRIGATE HERMIONE LA FAYETTE: CONSTRUCTION

The chronicle of the frigate Hermione La Fayette continues with the beginning of its construction. The French minister De Sartine proposed its creation and the Council of the Port of Rochefort approved it in November 1778. Order was given to naval engineer Pierre Chevillard Sr., who, in addition to the Hermione La Fayette, also directed the construction of another frigate, the Fée. To do this, it is based on the plans of two other vessels: Courageuse and Concorde, the first two of these four frigates.

Hermione La Fayette Frigate Chronicle: Rochefort Map.

At this point, the construction was fired, which took place on the right bank of the Charente River, within the same arsenal, in December 1778. This incredible speed in assembling the sailboat is obviously due to the demand for help in the War of Independence, but it also has other factors that help achieve this speed never seen before.

Firstly, because the theoretical and practical basis in naval engineering is already available. Secondly, because of the huge workforce that is used. And thirdly, because they have the materials where they work. On this chronicle of the frigate Hermione La Fayette, it should be noted that hundreds of carpenters, blacksmiths and all types of professionals – without forgetting prisoners – are involved in its assembly so that the ship can be launched in minimal time.

CHRONICLE FRIGATE HERMIONE LA FAYETTE: CHARACTERISTICS

Hermione La Fayette is a frigate, it is a light, fast and very maneuverable ship. It is unbeatable. Its dimensions? 66 meters in length and 11.5 meters in width. Speaking of its mast, it has three vertical masts with modular dimensions and a sail of up to 3,300 square meters. Without forgetting its complex rig of 26 kilometers of rigging that requires between 250 and 300 crew members. Regarding its weapons potential, it has 32 cannons. 26 units of 12-pounder guns on the battery deck and 6 units of 6-pounder guns on the castle deck.

To provide it with extra speed, in January 1780, the hull of the Hermione La Fayette was covered in copper with 1,100 sheets of metal. Thus, the hull is protected from mollusks and algae.

Hermione La Fayette Frigate Chronicle: Replica today.

INITIAL TEST IN THE GULF OF BIZCAYA AND FIRST STEPS IN AMERICA

The Bay of Biscay is the first place where it is destined, here the chronicle of the frigate Hermione La Fayette continues before its American campaign. During half a year of 1779, the commander La Touche Tréville intends to check the conditions under which the ship sails. To do this, it also recruits 292 people as a crew. Objective of this first mission? Monitor and protect the coasts of the aforementioned gulf and the English Channel where trade is continuous. The Gauls capture six English ships.

Next, in March 1780, Hermione La Fayette began her journey in the War of Independence with 316 crew members. It leaves from the port of Rochefort with the Marquis de La Fayette who is in charge of a secret mission. Meet George Washington in Boston and support him economically and militarily. The French watched the North American coastline and fought against English frigates for almost two years through campaigns to protect allied trade and attack the enemy.

Hermione La Fayette Frigate Chronicle: Replica today.

In June 1780 one of the most notable battles occurred in the chronicle of the frigate Hermione La Fayette. This is because it fights against four English ships, among which is the frigate Iris. From the French ship its cannons and 1,250 rifles and blunderbusses are fired 260 times. 10 men die and 37 are injured, including the commander and his assistant. A month later, in Newport, the 5,500 men of the Count of Rochambeau’s expeditionary force disembark. This is sent by Louis XVI from the town of Brest to support the American insurgents.

CHRONICLE FRIGATE HERMIONE LA FAYETTE: VICTORY IN YORKTOWN AND RETURN

In May 1781, the reception of the United States Congress and the Council of State of Pennsylvania takes place aboard Hermione La Fayette. An official dinner is held there in the presence of the Marquis de La Fayette and Samuel Huntington, president of the Congress. This meeting is a definitive test of the friendship between the two countries.

Two months later, on the coast of Île Royale, the frigates Hermione and Astrée encounter a convoy escorted by six English ships, which they attack. It is the naval battle of Louisbourg, in which two English ships finally lower their flag. The material damage is extensive, especially to the rigging, and Hermione records twenty-two victims. This confrontation is captured by the frigate’s auxiliary lieutenant Mullon, present on board, and later painted by Auguste-Louis de Rossel de Cercy.

Chronicle Frigate Hermione La Fayette: Painting 'Naval Battle of Louisbourg' by Auguste-Louis de Rossel de Cercy.

The frigate Hermione La Fayette has to go through a ‘workshop’ until September 10th, so it remains in Boston to fix all its damage. It gives him time, however, to participate in the siege of Yorktown in October 1781. This battle pits the allies, with the Count of Rochambeau at the forefront, against the English, led by Lord Cornwallis. After three weeks of dispute, the latter surrenders, with a quarter of the British forces fighting in the war. The victory at Yorktown led to the consequent Treaty of Versailles, which was signed in 1783, and the independence of the thirteen British colonies, which became the United States of America.

Painting 'Naval Battle of Yorktown'.

After this achievement, the chronicle of the frigate Hermione La Fayette in America closes. First, by setting sail on February 2nd from the United States and, second, by dropping anchor in the French harbor of Basques twenty-three days later.

EASY KIT HERMIONE LA FAYETTE: FOR BEGINNING MODELERS

In addition to the model for advanced modelers, Artesanía Latina has created recently the range Easy Kit with Hermione La Fayette (17000) in this one. A model intended for those who are starting out on naval modeling or, simply, for those who want to build it.

Easy Kit Hermione La Fayette. Wooden Model Ship at 1:160 Scale (17000) by Artesanía Latina.

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Model Building at Christmas: Artesanía Latina Wishes You a Happy Holidays and a 2024 Full of Modeling!

Well… We are already on these dates so marked on the calendar again! Our friends modelers celebrate Christmas. This week’s post is only written with the intention of congratulating you these holidays. But, also, to thank you for the full confidence you have given to our firm’s products since 1970. Day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year and decade after decade, your passion for modeling, especially naval, and Artesanía Latina is unwavering. Viva the model building at Christmas!

Speaking about us, the entire team of Artesanía Latina has tried and managed to keep alive the flame of the passion for modeling with the creation of new models and tools.

Model Building at Christmas: Artesanía Latina Wishes You a Happy Holidays and a 2024 Full of Modeling!

Some of you will take advantage of these dates to start building your radiant model. It is true that, on days without social gatherings -and on long nights-, the modeler feels very comfortable working on the construction of any model. The silence and peace of these two weeks are nice to enjoy your hobby.

Other modelers will have to wait until January due to the numerous family commitments, although they are surely looking for time to, at least, open the box of their modeling kit. If you are alone, without a doubt, we will accompany you throughout Christmas, we are not going on holidays. Our best company, yes, is the model ship kit that you have in your hands.

MODEL BUILDING AT CHRISTMAS: GIFT IDEAS, GIFT PACKS

Remember that there are still gifts and ‘self-gifts’ from those left behind by Santa Claus… We recommend the Gift Packs! They bring the model, their figurines, their paintings and some tools at a reduced price.

 

We can only wish you, once again… Merry Christmas! Happy 2024! And we hope… Artesanía Latina remains in your heart to enjoy your hobby! Live a Model Building Christmas with us!

Model Building at Christmas: Artesanía Latina Wishes You a Happy Holidays and a 2024 Full of Modeling!

Posted in Model Building

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday: 15% Discount on all our Model Kits, Tools and Accessories!

Of course… We didn’t miss our appointment with our modeler friends! Enjoy the hobby of model building with Artesanía Latina thanks to our Modelling on 2023 Black Friday campaign. Our entire online catalog of products, the largest in the entire market, with a 15% discount!

In this edition, we start on Thursday, November 23rd at 0:00 am (CET) and end on Sunday, November 26th at 23:59 (CET). So take advantage of this great promotion to buy your own Christmas gifts now, and keep at home those you are going to give to family and friends. Stock up on everything you want: ship models in wood, aircraft models in wood, metal and photo-etched, models for children, tools for modelling, naval accessories, figurines and paint sets to achieve the best finish on your miniature replicas. And much more!

The more products you add to the cart during these days of Modelling on 2023 Black Friday, the lower the invoice will be, euros savings -or dollars, depending on the country from which you visit the website-. You may have been wanting to build one of our models for months whose price is a little out of your budget. In your workshop, you realized that you required specific tools to better build a part of the miniature. You was eager to complete your artwork with an accessory to, for example, illuminate it once it was built. Or, you were simply waiting for these dates to have numerous kits and other products… Well, now it is time! Don’t forget, four days with a 15% off !

MODELLING ON 2023 BLACK FRIDAY: NEW SHIP MODEL KITS

During the last four years, the team of professionals at Artesanía Latina has been concerned with continuing designing and creating more reasons for satisfaction and entertainment for our loyal customers – there are now more of 50 years with their confidence -. There are eight new and renewed models of illustrious standards from naval history.

Regarding the new models for this Modelling 2023 Black Friday, we start with these modeling kits for beginners. With this level of skill on the part of the modeler, the most surprising thing has been the creation of two Easy Kits. Smaller reproductions of historical ships that we already had on our catalog, such as Hermione La Fayette (17000) and Belem (17001).

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Easy Kit Frigate Hermione La Fayette (17000) by Artesanía Latina. Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Easy Kit Training Ship Belem (17001) by Artesanía Latina.

Also, we have completely redesigned the models of two of our beautiful and traditional fishing boats. We present the doris Saint Malo (19010-N) and the typically Mediterranean La Provençale (19017-N). A couple of fantastic reissues with a greatly improved assembly experience for modellers from level initiation.

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Fishing Boat Model Doris Saint Malo (19010-N) by Artesanía Latina. Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Fishing Boat Model La Provençale (19017-N) by Artesanía Latina.

The last novelty of the year arrived a few days ago with the model of the section of the ship of the line HMS Victory (20500). Also for beginners, although it will delight any modeler who wants to see what life was like inside the ship.Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Ship of the Line Model HMS Victory Section (20500) by Artesanía Latina.Speaking about new intermediate level models for Modelling on 2023 Black Friday, we have reissued two models suitable for radio control, the second fully navigable. On the one hand, the museum-quality tugboat Sanson (20415); on the other, the deep-sea tugboat with an ABS hull – ready for the water – Atlantic.

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Ship Model Tugboat Sanson (20415) by Artesanía Latina. Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Ship Model Tugboat Atlantic (20210) by Artesanía Latina.

For elite modellers, the 2023 most important novelty is the long-awaited and spectacular model of the Spanish ship of the line Santísima Trinidad (22901).

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday : Ship of the Line Model Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina.

MODELLING 2023 BLACK FRIDAY: GIFT PACKS, PAINTS, FIGURINES AND TOOLS

If the person reading this post is a relative or a friend of a modeller whom you want to surprise soon, our products are sure success, everyone will greatly appreciate it. Don’t know what to give? To help you, we have further expanded our entire series of Gift Packs which include the naval or aerial model, the paints that must be used on it, the figurines that give it life and some fundamental tools for the construction process. They are very varied, so take a look and choose the one you like the most as a gift for the upcoming dates.

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday: Gift Packs with Model, Figurines, Paints and Tools by Artesanía Latina.

Why not gift it to yourself! In addition to the fact that the Gift Pack has a reduced price compared to if you purchase the products separately… Now, take an additional 15% off the price during this Modelling on 2023 Black Friday campaign!

WIDE ASSORTMENT OF MODELLING TOOLS

From this Thursday, November 23 at 0:00 a.m. (CET) until next Sunday, November 26 at 11:59 p.m. (CET), both included, we celebrate these incredible days of Modelling on 2023 Black Friday. The 15% discount is also ideal for getting the supplies you are missing at your workshop: tools in loose, micro, in set and specific for naval modeling.

Modelling 2023 Black Friday. Micro Tools for Ship Modelling by Artesanía Latina.

As big news from Micros in 2023, we have on sale two of the most useful new tools for naval modeling. On the one hand, the Micro Riveting Tool for lining the hull with copper in two different sizes: 17×5 mm format (27320) and in 19×6 mm (27319). Likewise, as a magnificent companion to the tool, the adhesive copper tape, also in two sizes: 5 mm (27595) and 6 mm (27596), sold separately.

Micro Riveting Tool 17x5 mm for Lining Hulls with Copper (27320) by Artesanía Latina. 5 mm Adhesive Copper Tape for Lining the Hulls (27595) by Artesanía Latina.

On the other hand, the Micro Pipe Bender 2 mm (27323) outer diameter. It allows the bending of cylindrical parts without leaving them blind, thus ensuring the passage of cables and wires.

Micro Pipe Bender 2 mm for Passing Cables and Threads (27323) by Artesanía Latina.

Speaking of kits, our latest novelty present on the Modelling 2023 Black Friday campaign is the Basic Modelling Tools Set Nº2 (27003-N).

Basic Modelling Tools Set Nº2 (27003-N) by Artesanía Latina.

Modelling Tools Sets by Artesanía Latina.

This very useful tool allows you to support and fix the parts so you can work on them in cutting and sanding processes without any movement. It is the ingenious Multifunction Workbench for Modelling and Crafts (27646).

Multi-Function Workbench for Modelling and Crafts (27646) by Artesanía Latina.

Finally, we highlight our new Cutter N5 -Hobby Knife- with 6 Blades and Ergonomic Handle (27047).

Ergonomic Hobby Knife N5 with 6 Blades (27047) by Artesanía Latina.

2023 BLACK FRIDAY: FIGURINES AND ACCESSORIES

Provide life and realism to your naval model once it is finished by adding your set of figurines. Made of metal and ready to be assembled -use our cyanoacrylate (27650)- and painted, get a 15% discount on these figurine sets. Any type of vessel cries out for its crews and passengers on deck. Remember that, sold separately, you have two sets of acrylic paints to paint them. The Basic (277PACK14) and the Advanced (277PACK15).

Figures Sets for Model Ships made by Artesanía Latina.

Our new set of figurines for 2023 is the most in demand for Model Ships of the Spanish Navy (22901F). With 16 officers and crew, as well as numerous accessories.

16 Figures and Accessories Set for Spanish Navy Model Ships (22901F) by Artesanía Latina.

Also, as another novelty this year, we have created this Support for Painting Figures (27640). With this tool, the modeller can carry out the painting process with greater precision and without leaving paints, comfortably.

Support for Painting Model Ship Figurines (27640) by Artesanía Latina.

You can light up your model if it has LED pre-installation or if you have created it on your own with the LED Lighting Set for Models and DIY Projects (27590). There’s nothing like seeing your boat in light! On the other hand, have your own spare parts by taking a look at the section Accessories.

LED Lighting Set for Models and DIY Projects (27590) by Artesanía Latina.

PERFECT FINISH THANKS TO OUR ACRYLIC WATER-BASED PAINTS

Get the best finish for your model, this 2023 we have continued to expand the assortment of loose quick-drying water-based acrylic paints and set of paints for specific scale models. Also use our range of airbrushes, brushes and other tools to properly paint your model. Yes, yes, everything also 15% off until next Sunday the 26th!

Take advantage of this great opportunity that Modelling on 2023 Black Friday by Artesanía Latina offers you… Don’t stop building your dreams!

Modelling on 2023 Black Friday: 15% Off on Model Ship Kits, Tools and Accessories at Artesanía Latina web.

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Paints for Naval Models (III): New Specific Sets 2023 for Miniature Wooden Ships

We have news continuously! Modeler friend, we introduce you the new paints for naval models. The specific sets 2023 that we have created! They all offer fast-drying and the best finish as they use high quality acrylic and water paints. On the other hand, you can also consult the catalog with dozens of single paints. Each of the jars of the sets contains 20 ml of product.

Paints for Naval Models. Specific Sets 2023 for Miniature Wooden Ships by Artesanía Latina.

Of course, the paints for naval models made by Artesanía Latina can be used with both airbrush -we recommend it- as with brush. Result, your boats, ships, schooners, cutters and fishing boats will appreciate that you paint them with our paints.

Paints for Naval Models. Airbrushes made by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR NAVAL MODELS: MODEL SHIP SANTÍSIMA TRINIDAD

The first set of paints for naval models on this post is the wooden model of the Spanish ship of the line Santísima Trinidad (277PACK30). It is a pack that includes the paints to paint the 1/84 scale model (22901). The colors included in this set with 12 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White (x2), Off-Black (x2), Bright Red, Red FS11136(x2), Ice Yellow, Buff, Cocoa Brown, Dark Red Leather and Gold.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship of the Line Santísima Trinidad (277PACK30) by Artesanía Latina.Wooden Model Vessel Kit Ship of the Line Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR NAVAL MODELS: NAVIGABLE MODEL SHIP TUGBOAT ATLANTIC

The second set of paints for naval models on this post is the wooden and ABS model of the Atlantic tugboat (277PACK28). It is a pack that comes with the paints to paint the 1/50 scale model (20210). The colors included in this set with 12 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White (x2), Off-Black (x2), Grey FS36375, Hull Red (x2), Vermilion, Deep Yellow, Aluminium, Gold and Bright Blue.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden and ABS Model Tugboat Atlantic (277PACK28) by Artesanía Latina.Wooden & ABS Navigable Model Ship Kit Tugboat Atlantic (20210) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR NAVAL MODELS: FISHING BOAT MODEL LA PROVENÇALE

The third set of paints for naval models in this post is the wooden model of the French fishing boat La Provençale (277PACK25). It is a pack that comes with the paints to paint the 1/20 scale model (19017N). The colors included in this set with 6 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White, Off-Black, Buff, Burnt Umber, Royal Blue and Red FS11136.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Fishing Boat La Provençale (277PACK25) by Artesanía Latina.Wooden Model Ship Kit Fishing Boat La Provençale (19017-N) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR NAVAL MODELS: FISHING BOAT MODEL SAINT MALO

The fourth paints set for naval models on this post is the wooden model of the French fishing boat Saint Malo (277PACK24). It is a pack that brings the paints to paint the 1/20 scale model (19010N). The colors included in this set with 6 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White, Off-Black, Buff, Burnt Umber, French Blue and Orange.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Fishing Boat Saint Malo (277PACK24) by Artesanía Latina.Wooden Model Ship Kit Fishing Boat Doris Saint Malo (19010-N) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR NAVAL MODELS: HMS BOUNTY JOLLY BOAT

The fifth set of paints for naval models on this post is the wooden model of the jolly boat of HMS Bounty (277PACK26). It is a pack that comes with the paints to paint the 1/25 scale model (19004N). The colors included in this set with 6 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White, Off-Black, Buff, Burnt Umber, Navy Blue and Gold.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship HMS Bounty Jolly Boat (277PACK26) by Artesanía Latina.Wooden Model Ship Kit Jolly Boat HMS Bounty (19004-N) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR SHIP OF THE LINE SECTION MODEL HMS VICTORY

The sixth set of paints for naval models on this post is the wooden model of the section of the English ship HMS Victory (277PACK29). It is a pack that includes the paints to paint the 1/72 scale model (20500). The colors included in this set with 12 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White, Off-Black, Checker Yellow, Burnt Umber, Gold, Gunport Red, HMS Victory Hull, HMS Victory Masts, White Filler Primer, Satin Oak stain, clear satin varnish and walnut water-based stain.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Section HMS Victory (277PACK29) by Artesanía Latina.Wooden Model Vessel Kit Ship of the Line Section HMS Victory (20500) by Artesanía Latina.

MINI SET OF DYES AND VARNISHES FOR WOOD

The Mini Set of Dyes and Varnishes is essential for any wooden naval model (277PACK2B3). It is a pack that comes with 6 jars with filler white primer, transparent satin varnish, water-based dye for wood sapeli colour, water-based dye oak colour, water-based dye walnut colour, finally, water-based dye cherry colour.

Paints for Naval Models. Mini Set of Dyes and Varnishes for Wood (277PACKB3) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR BLUENOSE II AND CUTTY SARK MODELS

Eighth novelty in paints for 2023 naval models! Paints Set for Models Bluenose II and Cutty Sark (277PACK27). It is undoubtedly this is one of the sets that was most pending to be created due to the interest of our modelers friends. They are classic and historical miniatures from the model ships catalogue made by Artesanía Latina, and these required an optimal finish. Wishes come true! It consists of 6 jars of acrylic water paint with the following colors. Off White, Off Black, Bright Red, Bright Green, Aluminum and Gold.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Kits Bluenose II and Cutty Sark (277PACK27).

Wooden Model Ship Kit Canadian Schooner Bluenose II (22453) by Artesanía Latina.

Wooden Model Ship Kit British Tea Clipper Cutty Sark (22800) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR TUGBOAT MODEL SANSON

The ninth set of paints on this post is the wooden model suitable for radio control (R/C) of the Sanson tugboat (277PACK23). It is a pack that brings the paints to paint the new 1:50 scale model (20415) from 2023. The colors included in this set with 12 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are these. Off-White, Off-Black, Grey FS36375, Hull Red, Vermilion, Night Blue, Buff, Burnt Umber, Bright Green, Dark Hull Green, Gold and Copper.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Kit Tugboat Sanson (277PACK23).Wooden Model Ship Kit R/C Suitable Tugboat Sanson (20415) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR CORSAIR CUTTER MODEL LE RENARD

The wooden model of the French privateer cutter from the 19th century Le Renard at 1:50 scale (22401), already owns your own Paints Set (277PACK18). Thus, this set is ideal for excellent finish on the scale model of the French sailboat. The colors included in this set with 6 jars of acrylic and water-based paint are Off-White, Off-Black, Chequer Yellow, Burnt Umber, Vermilion and Bright Green.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Kit Corsair Cutter Le Renard (277PACK18).

Wooden Model Ship Kit Corsair Cutter Le Renard (22401) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR NAVAL MODELS: SPANIARD WARSHIP SANTA ANA

The jewel of naval modeling -possibly the most anticipated of 2022 worldwide-, the wooden model of the Spanish warship Santa Ana 1:84 (22905-N) new Trafalgar edition 1805 also needs a fine and perfect paint job. For this, the modeler can acquire, apart from the naval modeling kit, its Paints Set for Naval Models (277PACK22). These colors are included in the set of 12 pots of acrylic and water-based paint. Off-White, Off-Black, Bright Red, Red FS11136, Navy Blue, Ice Yellow, Chrome Yellow, Buff, Cocoa Brown, Burnt Umber and Gold.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Kit Spaniard Warship Santa Ana (277PACK22).

Wooden Model Ship Kit Santa Ana Trafalgar 1805 Edition (22905-N) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR AMERICAN SCHOONER MODELS (HARVEY & VIRGINIA)

The two new American schooners Harvey (22416) and Virginia (22115) at 1:60 and 1:41 scales, respectively. In this way, the faithful miniature replicas of these American sailboats have their precise Paints Set for Ship Models (277PACK21). Paint with its 12 pots of acrylic and water-based paint: Off-White, Off-Black, Buff, Bright Red, Cocoa Brown, Burnt Umber, Hull Green, Gold, Gun Metal Gray, Garnet, Hull Dark Green and Semi-Gloss Dye Varnish Oak Shade.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Kits American Schooners Harvey and Virginia (277PACK21).

Wooden Model Ship Kit American Schooner Harvey (22416) by Artesanía Latina.

Wooden Model Ship Kit American Schooner Virginia (22115) by Artesanía Latina.

PAINTS FOR DUTCH FISHING BOAT MODEL BOTTER

The Dutch fishing boat Botter (22125)can be precisely painted thanks to its own Paints Set for Ship Models (277PACK20) precise for this boat. In this sense, paint your 1:35 scale model with its 6 pots of acrylic and water paint. The colors are Off-White, Off-Black, Buff, Burnt Umber, Vermilion and Bright Green.

Paints for Naval Models. Wooden Model Ship Kit Fishing Boat Botter (277PACK20).

Wooden Model Ship Kit Dutch Fishing Boat Botter (22125) by Artesanía Latina.

Finally, we recommend that you read the previous post which also refers to the extensive and varied catalog of paints sets for Ship Modeling.

Posted in Ship Models

Model Kits Gift Ideas: More Novelties in 2023 of Gift Packs with Model, Paints, Figurines and Tools

In 2023 we continue to expand the catalog of a very useful type of product, with numerous model kits gift ideas for the modeler: Modeling Gift Packs They include the model, the paints, the figurines and, in addition, some tools and accessories in the same product. The good thing about these packs, in addition to containing many of the essential elements to assemble the models, is that they are cheaper. This is because if you buy the products separately the price will be higher. We present to you the latest news for 2023!

MODEL KITS GIFT IDEAS: GIFT PACK MODEL SHIP SANTÍSIMA TRINIDAD

You are going to admire one of the most beautiful and important boats in history with the first of these model kits gift ideas for the modeler. The Gift Pack Santísima Trinidad Trafalgar 1805 Ship Model (22901-L) includes the 1/84 scale model (22901), its specific pack of acrylic paints (277PACK30), the set of figurines of the Spanish Navy (22901F) and the LED lighting set (27590). As a gift, it contains excellent modelling tools and accessories like these: a tool set (27003N), a cutting mat A3 (27643), a cutter (27047) and the advanced paints pack for figurines (277PACK15).
Model Kits Gift Ideas: Gift Pack Model Ship Santísima Trinidad (22901-L) by Artesanía Latina. Model Kits Gift Ideas: Gift Pack Model Ship Santísima Trinidad (22901-L) by Artesanía Latina.

MODEL KITS GIFT IDEAS: GIFT PACK MODEL SHIP HMS VICTORY SECTION

The new model of the Section of the English Ship HMS Victory (20500) is also another gift idea for the modeler. It has a fabulous Gift Pack (20500-L). First, include the 1/72 scale wooden model of the British ship. But it also contains its pack of specific acrylic paints (277PACK29), a fantastic methacrylate urn (20500AS) to display the miniature, a LED lights set (27590) for illuminate it and a micro riveting tool (27319) to line the hull.Model Kits Gift Ideas: Gift Pack Model Ship HMS Victory Section (20500-L) by Artesanía Latina. Ideas para Regalar Modelista: Pack Regalo Maqueta Barco Sección HMS Victory (20500-L) de Artesanía Latina.

MODEL KITS GIFT IDEAS: GIFT PACK MODEL SHIP VASA

We have created a Gift Pack of the Swedish Warship Vasa (22902-L) as the next of the model kits gift ideas to give to the modeller. You will love this one because it comes with the 1/65 scale model of the Nordic ship (22902) and its specific acrylic paints pack (277PACK10). And if that were not enough, it also contains the advanced pack of paints for figurines (277PACK15) and a set with three brushes.

Model Kits Gift Ideas: Gift Pack Model Ship Vasa (22902-L) by Artesanía Latina. Gift Pack Model Ship Vasa (22902-L) by Artesanía Latina.

WOODEN MODEL SHIP LE RENARD

This pack includes a beautiful French corsair cutter: the Le Renard Model Gift Pack (22401-L). In this, you will find the 1/50 scale model in wood (22401) and its acrylic paints pack (277PACK18). As a bonus tools, wood sanding block (27014), cyano (27620), round brush, curved fastening tweezers (27021) and cutter.Gift Pack Model Ship Le Renard (22401-L) by Artesanía Latina. Gift Pack Model Ship Le Renard (22401-L) by Artesanía Latina.

EASY KITS MODEL SHIPS BELEM & HERMIONE LA FAYETTE

The French training ship and the French frigate are one of the most emblematic ships in our naval modelling collection. They were created for those who want to get started in naval modelling. Of course, they have a set Gift Pack that will delight the novice modeller. East of Belem and Hermione La Fayette (17000-L) will be excited by the 1/160 scale models of the training ship (17001) and the so-called ‘freedom frigate’ (17000). As a gift, an A4 cutting mat (27644).Gift Pack Model Ships Easy Kits Belem & Hermione La Fayette (17000-L) by Artesanía Latina.Finally, we remind you of the blog post in which we talk about the previously existing gift packs. Know which ones there are in total and learn about them in depth to choose the one you really like. And now all that’s left is for you to put your hands to assembling! Long live naval modelling!


Gift Ideas 2023 from Artesanía Latina.

Posted in Ship Models

Naval Modeling for Experts: The Challenge of the Most Beautiful Wooden Ship Models on Market

We update this post aimed at showing the naval modeling kits for experts from Artesanía Latina with our latest and spectacular novelty: the Santísima Trinidad (22901). We are continually expanding the catalog of this level of difficulty to offer the greatest and most beautiful challenges. Small works of art designed for our modeler friends with the highest level of skills and abilities in this passionate hobby. For those who build most difficult wooden ship models.

If they are capable of assembling a naval scale model of this article, there is no doubt, they are master model makers. They have already surpassed levels of knowledge and skills in naval modeling such as initiation, intermediate and advanced. Below, all our naval miniatures so that the elite of this hobby can know them. We start, of course, with the recent incorporation of the Spanish ship of the line Santísima Trinidad.

NAVAL MODELING FOR EXPERTS: WOODEN SHIP MODEL SANTÍSIMA TRINIDAD (22901)

It is our newest addition to our fleet of expert naval modeling kits. It has been with you since September 2023. And it is a… Absolute and gigantic beauty! We are talking about the wooden model of the Spanish Ship of the Line Santísima Trinidad Trafalgar 1805 Edition at 1:84 scale. It is the flagship of the Spanish Navy, the largest of its time, the largest weapon of war with 144 cannons of the 17th and 18th centuries. It is known as the ‘Escorial of the Seas’. She was one of the few four-decker ships of the line that existed. Unfortunately, her fate was fatal in the Battle of Trafalgar, so she sank.

Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina.

The naval modeling kit of the Spanish ship of the line Santísima Trinidad -read the model post here- it is incredible in terms of decoration details. Hundreds of high quality parts: 14 sheets of basswood plywood and 6 spectacular photo-etched sheets in brass with parts such as lanterns, railings or details of the cannons. Also, 10 packs of strips and rods, and American oak veneer. With the huge amount of 18 cotton sewn sails ready to be placed. As gifts, exhibition base for display and a set of 5 figurines.

For its assembly, you have a QR code that, when you scan it with your mobile, takes you to the product sheet, where you can download for free the instructions, which are completely redesigned: clarifying step-by-step photographs – more than 800 pages in digital format, not on paper -, in addition to 10 demonstration videos -click here to watch them- with some of the most important steps. Printed instructions not available. Once assembled, it measures 46.88” (1191 mm) length, 35.63” (905 mm) height and 18.26” (464 mm) width.

Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina. Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina. Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina. Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Santísima Trinidad (22901) by Artesanía Latina.

NAVAL MODELING FOR EXPERTS: WOODEN SHIP MODEL SOLEIL ROYAL FRENCH WARSHIP (22904)

The second wooden ship model that we propose that expert modelers build… It is another fantastic novelty for this year 2021! The 1/72 scale model of one of the pink diamonds of naval modeling, built and launched in the 17th century by order of the French King Louis XIV. The majestic Gallic warship Soleil Royal is your new challenge. This famous ship of the line with 104 guns was born between 1668 and 1670 in Brest thanks to the engineer Laurent Hubac.

Interestingly, it remained unused in the port of that town for a long time. It sailed the seas again during the Nine Years’ War in 1688, already with 112 guns and 1,200 crewmen. Its role was essential as the flagship of the Escadre du Pont (Squadron of the West) and Admiral Tourville. Its baroque decoration is simply one of the most beautiful and spectacular of the time.

Naval modeling for experts. Wooden ship model French Warship Soleil Royal (22904).

The naval modeling kit for expert modelers with the Soleil Royal warship -read the model post here- is one of the most detailed ever. Hundreds of high precision laser cut plywood and solid wood parts are available. Also many castings in die-cast and photo-etched, not forgetting the magnificent cotton sails sewn by hand ready to be placed. It is a Premium model that also brings as a gift the stand for display and a set of 12 figurines. It contains our comprehensive step-by-step instructions, accompanied by highly accurate video tutorials. All on DVD format. Once assembled, the scale model measures 36.81” (935mm) long x 11.22” (285mm) wide x 34.44” (875mm) high.

NAVAL MODELING FOR EXPERTS: WOODEN MODEL OF SPANISH SHIP OF THE LINE SANTA ANA (22905-N)

The third wooden ship model that we show you is a novelty arriving in autumn 2022. The 1:84 scale model of the Spanish ship of the line Santa Ana is one of the most demanded ships for years by our client friends. It’s here! It is a true jewel of naval modeling for expert modelers, now presented on the limited edition Trafalgar 1805. It was fundamental, precisely, in the battle that bears the same name against the English, although it was launched at the end of the 18th century.

This marvelous vessel with three decks was part of a series of ships called Meregildos, the Santa Ana was the pioneer. It had 112 guns, although more were added later along with other weapons. It was one of the banners of the Spanish Armada, but it sank in Havana when trying to hide the French.

Naval Modeling for Experts: Spanish Ship of the Line Santa Ana Trafalgar Edition 1805 (22905-N) by Artesania Latina.

The Santa Ana -read the model post here- modeling kit box contains high-quality parts such as solid wood and precision laser-cut lime plywood, brass photo-etched sheet with parts such as the lanterns, railings or details of the cannons, sails with cotton fabric -ready to be placed-, cotton threads and, as a gift so that the model is perfectly exposed, as a work of art that it is, a base in wood with name metal plate. To assemble it, you need our step-by-step instructions on DVD format. Once it is built, Santa Ana measures 46.45” (1180 mm) length, 34.25” (870 mm) height and 18.11” (460 mm) width.

NAVAL MODELING FOR EXPERTS: WOODEN SHIP MODEL SWEDISH WARSHIP VASA (22902)

The fourth wooden model ship that we urge expert modelers to build… It’s new in 2021! The 1/65 scale model of a jewel of naval modeling created in the 17th century: the Swedish bronze warship with 64 guns called Vasa, which is part of the naval history of your country, Europe and the planet: it sank within a kilometer of being launched in 1628 after an economic outlay and use of enormous natural resources by King Gustav II, who wanted the ship to participate in the Thirty Years’ War. It was the most powerful of its time until the US Constitution frigate appeared.

Wooden ship model for expert modelers Swedish Warship Vasa (22902).

The Vasa Swedish warship modeling kit -read the model post here- is one of the most detailed in history on the market, it has a large number of sculptures on its stern and bow. The expert modeler will find a large set of decorative parts in die-cast and photo-etched and Premium quality wood pieces. Of course, hand-sewn sails ready to be placed, multimedia instructions in nine languages and… Two gifts included! A wooden base with a metal name plate and six figures that will give this naval jewel even more realism than it would have without them. Very detailed step-by-step instructions and video tutorials, all on DVD format.

Once it is built, the Vasa wooden ship model has these dimensions: Long 42.12” (1070 mm) x Wide 15.74” (400 mm) x High 34.25” (870 mm).

WOODEN SHIP MODEL: CUTTY SARK TEA CLIPPER (22800)

The fifth proposal that we make of a naval modeling for experts kit is the wooden model ship of the well-known British tea clipper Cutty Sark, at 1/84 scale. It was one of the fastest vessels during the 19th century on its many voyages to the East. The Cutty Sark was dedicated in the early days after its launch in 1869 to the tea race. He tried to unite China and London in the shortest time possible for eight ‘tea seasons’. Later, he took on another role, in this case on the wool trade from Australia. Later he assumed the transport of goods between Porto, Rio de Janeiro, New Orleans, Lisbon and the Portuguese colonies. It was operational until 1954, the year in which it was decided to exhibit as a museum ship.

Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Tea Clipper Cutty Sark (22800).

The British Cutty Sark Tea Clipper naval modeling kit for experts features high precision laser cut board parts, hardwoods, brass, cast iron and fabric. For the assembly you can follow our complete step-by-step guide in 7 languages ​​and in full color, accompanied by the full-scale plans of the finished ship. All on DVD format. Once built, the model measures 40.62” (1032mm) long x 13.77” (350mm) wide x 24.56” (624mm) high.

NAVAL MODELING FOR EXPERTS: WOODEN MODEL HMS BOUNTY MERCHANT VESSEL (22810)

The sixth alternative of naval modeling for experts is the wooden ship model of the 18th century British merchant vessel HMS Bounty, 1/48 scale model. This boat was the scene of one of the most famous riots in history. In 1787, the HMS Bounty left England for Tahiti to transport breadfruit trees to the Caribbean, encountering a great storm that forced them to change course, and to land and stay in Tahiti for several months. The crew got used to life with the natives and mingled with their women, until in 1789 they sailed again, but 24 days later they mutinied.

Naval Modeling for Experts. Wooden Ship Model Frigate HMS Bounty (22810).

Naval modeling kit for experts of the HMS Bounty merchant vessel composed of parts of high precision laser cut board. In addition, it has noble woods such as birch, brass, cast iron, fabric, cotton threads, hand-sewn candles ready to be placed … And most importantly! For the assembly of the scale model you will have our complete step-by-step instructions in four languages ​​in full color, accompanied by the real-scale drawings of the completed ship. All on DVD format. As a differential fact of this scale model, the HMS Bounty boat allows one of the hull bands to be left open to see its interior precisely. When the scale model is finished, it measures 35.58” (980mm) long x 13.97” (355mm) wide x 30.03” (763mm) high.

WOODEN SHIP MODEL: USS CONSTELLATION FRIGATE (22850)

The seventh option for the expert modeler with a high level of knowledge and skills in building wooden model ships is the American frigate USS Constellation, a 1/85 scale model of the US Navy. He had to develop numerous and different activities during all the years in which he was on duty. The frigate was built at the end of the 18th century, specifically, in 1797 in Baltimore. It served to seize many ships, prevent the British from annexing the Hawaiian Islands in 1843, and for the United States to arrive in China for the first time a year earlier. From 1845 to 1849, he was in charge of transporting food to Ireland to fight the potato famine. In 1871 it would become a naval training ship. Today it is a beautiful museum ship that can be visited.

Naval modeling kit for expert modelers with a wooden ship model US Constellation Frigate (22850).

The ship model of the USS Constellation frigate features high precision laser cut board parts, hardwoods, brass, cast iron and sewn cotton sails ready to be laid. Contains our comprehensive step-by-step instructions in five languages, accompanied by full-scale plans of the completed ship. All on DVD format. After building, the model measures 40.74” (1035mm) long x 12.99” (330mm) wide x 27.95” (710mm) high.

WOODEN BOAT MODEL: SAN JUAN DE NEPOMUCENO ONLINE WARSHIP (22860)

What is the eighth expert naval modeling kit we showcased? A legend in Spanish naval history, the 1/90 scale wooden model of the Spanish online ship with 74 cannons San Juan de Nepomuceno, from the 18th century. He was part of the Spanish Armada between 1766 and 1805. He was captured in Trafalgar by the British and transferred to Gibraltar, although he represents a beautiful demonstration of the heroism and bravery of the Iberians in the battle that took place on the coasts of the province of Cádiz.

Wooden ship model San Juan de Nepomuceno Onlie Warship (22860).

The model boat kit of the San Juan de Nepomuceno warship has parts of high precision laser cut board, noble woods, brass, cast iron and fabric. Contains our comprehensive step-by-step instructions in four languages, accompanied by full-scale plans of the completed ship. All on DVD format. Once assembled, the scale model measures 37.79” (960mm) length x 15.74” (400mm) width x 29.52” (750mm) height.