February 2023 made a Chinese Junk
The ship's name is Wind Vang. Specifications: Scale 1:20 - Length 130 cm (52 inch )- Width 47 cm - Height 137 cm - Weight 13 kg. Materials: plywood 5 mm 15 mm. beech wood - Finnish oak wood. Glue used is Bison wood Max open time 5 min and 30 minutes fixing time. Bison wood construction glue 8 hours fixing time.Polyester cotton for the rigs, doubleControl with dracon line. Yes a ship to sail with .Use of Chinese Thun oil. Battens 8/6mm.Ropes 1- 2 and 3mm. Aluminum wire clamps 2 and 3mm.Waxed polyester thread 0.5 mm/rigs.
A junk is a flat-bottomed ship. Typical: Sometimes there are holes in the rudder and the fore and aft masts are slanted and there is also a watertight hold from the center. It is said that some could sail against the wind and they were mainly practical ships
De Chinese Armada. https://histoforum.net/films/china.html
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The drawings were edited on 14-01-2024 and made with Win/Paint 100%. x4.3 is model size
The open compartment is watertight
Treated with Chinese Tung oil
Used double polyester cotton
I have adjusted the thickness of the wire at the top (val).
Narrow parrels for autonomous sailing and jibisheets
This is a control system for kite flying, I'm going to use it
to control the junk with two lines one for port and one for
starboard control. I hope it works
Hoe Lang is een Chinees
Make the Lazy Jack
Sometimes you have to change things
From one exit to twice exit
The Junk is now ready for launch, there were some difficult moments but the fun of building prevailed. I hope it inspires people to build a Junk, I think they are beautiful ships
Use of the hiking trailer I drive the Junkon the trailer in and out of the water.
Total weight with 2 ball-last 13 kg
The trailer with the Junk on it goes into the water