This kit has a A planked hull construction . All parts are lasre cut for accuracy. Fittings are made of brass, walnut, boxwood, and beech, wooden masts and spars, cast stern and quarter galleries. Comes with 12 cast cannon barrels, rigging cord and silk flags. Note that the woods used for stern and transom are silk-screened in beautiful bright colors. Full size plan sheets and a multi language instruction manual.