Hanse Kogge von Bremen – My Completed Card Model

We’ve been following the build of Shipyard’s Hanse Kogge, Bremen 1390 laser cut kit. This card model was built by Clare Hess, who has been maintaining a build log on Then NRG’s ModelShipWorld.

The 1/72-scale model project was completed recently, and will soon be on display in our shop in San Lorenzo, CA, which we hope will be reopening this Summer.

Ship Modeler

I’m happy to announce the completion of my Shipyard laser-cut card model of the 14th century Bremen cog. The model kit is officially called Hanse Kogge von Bremen, 1380, and it is one of the newest kits from the Polish company.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been putting a lot more effort into the build, dealing with the sail and rigging. I haven’t done much rigging in a while, so it was a bit of an effort to get back into it. Fortunately, with only one mast and one yardarm, the amount of rigging required is pretty small. Still, when seeing light at the end of the tunnel, every detail seemed to take longer and longer to complete. But, knowing that completion was near was great motivation to keep at it.

Yesterday, I made and added rope coils at all the belaying pins and cleats, when I realized there were…

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