|Ship name||Orust jolly boat|
|Scale||1 : 10|
|Material hull||Wood, walnut|
|Photos 1||Total views|
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The jolly boat was built in 1890 in Orust Municipality on the Swedish west coast close to Gothenburg. It was used for fishing, the main activity of that island those days. Frames were spruce, planking was oak.
The ship model was built in walnut according to the original plans of the boat, that were obtained from a Swedish ship modeler. There are more pictures, views of the entire ship model and closer views of details. Click images to enlarge!
This model of an Orust jolly 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 49 cm, width 19 cm, height 55 cm (including stand). 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.