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Artesania Latina Support
- by bartpearl On Jan 31, 2016 - 6:52 PM
I'm new to ship modeling, and am on my first project which is the Artensania Latina 1805 Swift Pilot Boat.

When I got to the point of putting on the bulwarks, I found they were 7mm too long. There's a curve that lines up with the end of the deck, so this was a problem.

I contacted Artesania Latina Support by email. It took them 9 days to respond, and they said the bulwarks were 7mm too long intentionally, to allow the builder to cut them to fit. It does not make...[Read More]
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Title: Nameplate Carving
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Summary: The purpose: The shape of the V will determine the depth of the cut you intend to make, say you determine you want a deep cut within the letter, you will draw a squatty or short V at both ends of the centered line. Likewise should you decide on a shallow cut, the length of the V will be elongated, where-as the centered line will be shortened,. The depth of the cut is up to your taste. Just remember whatever you decide on has to be replicated to all the letters and numbers and kept as uniform as you can make them.
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Crossed beams under the mast tops to support the structure as it sits on the mast top. Depending on the size of the top, there could be 2x2, 2x3, or 3x3 crossed beams.   Or [View Entire Category]
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