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Accurate scale models
of Venetian boats

Gilberto Penzo

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Why locals love it

Hand made wooden models of all kinds of Venetian boats, made using the same wood types, and following the same technique, with a long reconstructive study behing.
They prefer to build the humble kinds of boats, the ones used from the low class in the past.

Why you should visit it

His models have been not only bought by private collectors but also from Museums of naval history, such as the ones in Rome, Como, Chioggia, Rovigo...
Once this kind of models were used to define in advance the real boat, now you can buy one and have a great and original decorative object.

Special tip

He produces also kits, with which you can assemble your boat at home. The kit is available for gondolas too.

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