It was created from an incomplete F6U hulk by retired Vought employees at the Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation. For an illustrated description of the process, see http://www.vought.org/rest/F6U_Book.pdf. One entire wing and many other parts had to be created from scratch. As a result, there were some liberties taken.
This is what a production F6U should look like:
Note the difference in the canopy and the shape of the tip tank (the reproduction has simple conical additions to the front and back of a cylinder). Another major error is the location of the bullet fairing on the empennage. It should be directly aft of the stabilizer. Unfortunately, repair of this F6U was begun at the New England Air Museum and this was their contribution.
Vought retirees had to provide the landing gear from scratch so the struts are approximations, available wheels were used, and the outboard main landing gear doors were reduced from two to just one.
For another of my posts on the F6U that includes links to others, see http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2013/03/vought-f6u-pirate.html