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Færing

by Bob Comet

The Model

The meaning of Færing is derived from the Norwegian word fire, meaning four, and refers to the number of oars (two pair). Comparatively, a seksæring would have six (seks) oars, as three pairs.


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Construction


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To see more about the making of the figures on this model, see Bob's How-to on Making Human Figures


Model Subject » Type » Vessel » Working » Fishing vessels
Model Subject » Propulsion » Pole/Oar
Model Subject » Propulsion » Sail
Model » Modellers » Comet, Bob
Model Subject » Length » 000-20 feet (0-6m)
Model Subject » Nationality » Norway
Model Subject » Type » Vessel » Utility / Transportation

 


Calendar

Start End Name Action
2018-02-10
10:00

12:00
Monthly Meeting

Mariners' Museum

Please enter at the business entrance, at the bronze doors.  If you do not know the way to the meeting room, the guards will instruct you.

More @ http://www.hrsms.org/home/Home+Page#Meetings

2018-02-24
08:30

17:00
Old Dominion Open Model Show and Contest

https://www.facebook.com/events/1402531499811412/

2018-03-10
10:00

12:00
Monthly Meeting

Norge Hall, Norge Virginia

We will hold an auction of old kits, tools, plans, and books.  Guests are welcome.

2018-04-14
10:00

12:00
Monthly Meeting

Mariners' Museum

Please enter at the business entrance, at the bronze doors.  If you do not know the way to the meeting room, the guards will instruct you.

More @ http://www.hrsms.org/home/Home+Page#Meetings