The harpoon measures 5'L x 2"Dia. It is made out of distressed solid wood with a metal rod and spear. A fisherman's rope is attached to the harpoon for the most authentic look and for easy hanging. This harpoon requires minor assembly. You simply screw the metal spear into the wood. It will add a definite nautical touch to whatever room it is placed in and is a must have for those who appreciate high quality nautical decor. It makes a great gift, impressive decoration and will be admired by all those who love the sea.