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Shipwright or not
- by learning On Sep 23, 2014 - 1:44 PM
Well, I am learning , all the time. So I can hardly call myself a shipwright or any other such expert. I build ship kits, 11 in all, and in my opinion they are beautiful even though I know every flaw on the way. Most of them have taken up to a year or more to build. The only thing I am master of is patients in building these kits. I build them with love for the hobby. I have learned that the kits are probably far from being scale replicas other than in looks and in the past15 years I've not...[Read More]
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Bounty Beak gratings
- by Armstrob On Sep 07, 2014 - 8:16 PM
My plans for the Bounty do not show any gratings laid over the top of the three beams across the beak of the Bounty. I would have thought that a grating would have been laid over these beams for safety and for ease of walking and use of this area. Does anybody have plans which show grating in this area?
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What glue to use on deck planking
- by Tallsails2 On Sep 05, 2014 - 2:39 PM
I just purchased Model Shipways Benjamin Latham and prior to starting I'm trying to think of things I need to do and organize my brain on what process I will be doing things.

This will be my first ship build, so I have all kinds of thoughts going through my head. Even though this is my first ship build, I have built numerous RC sailplanes, including scratch building and fiberglassing a couple.

My first concern is what glue to use for the deck planking. I want to stain...[Read More]
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