|Ship name||Bornholm Boat ODIN|
|Scale||1 : 10|
|Material hull||Wood, walnut, cherry tree|
|Photos 1||Total views|
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This boat named ODIN was built at Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark in 1892. Boats like this were made from oak. They normally had a crew of two or three men and were used in salmon, herring and cod fisheries.
A description and plans of the boat are given in the book by Christian Nielsen, "Wooden Boat Designs, Classic Danish Boats measured and described", Stanford Maritime, London 1980, ISBN 054007396-2.
The ship model was
built from cherry tree and walnut according to plans from the book by Nielsen (see
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This model of the Bornholm boat was built by Rainer Wedel, Geestland, Germany. He is model maker at the Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (Maritime Museum of Germany) in Bremerhaven.
The boat is a very beautiful,
fine piece of work, a true master piece.
The model is 1 : 10 scale. Length is 79 cm, width 20 cm, height 80 cm. The model can be taken out of the stand, e.g. for transport.
This model has already been sold. The pictures and the data are shown in the gallery of the ship models sold only to let enthusiasts and model makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone builds such a model by himself.