Model of the Bornholm Boat ODIN of 1892


Model of the Bornholm Boat ODIN of 1892



Scale 1 : 10, length 79 cm, width 20 cm, height 80 cm
More photos. Click on the photos for high resolution pictures!
Price 1000 Euro, plus transport cost


The Bornholm boat ODIN of 1892

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 Bornholm boat model, photos, description and dimensions

The ship model was built from cherry tree and walnut according to plans from the book by Nielsen (see above).
There are more pictures, views of the entire ship model and closer views of details. Click images to enlarge!


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. 

Price of the ship model and transport

The price of the model is 1000 Euro, plus transport cost.

Transport: The ship model can be easily shipped in a transport box.
The ship model is available from the builder, Mr. Rainer Wedel, Grasacker 10, 27607 Geestland, Germany,
phone +49 4743 9132632,  Email: .

Please contact him, if you are interested in this model.



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