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#301 Posted : 25 August 2014 22:45:34

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BigGrin Hi Tony

No problem at all hope i was of help and yes i agree about old eyes and there failings

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#302 Posted : 26 August 2014 22:54:26

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Love the update, such clean tidy work Smile
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#303 Posted : 27 August 2014 12:57:42

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Hi Andy.
Looking superp. look forward to seeing more of your excellent build IanCool Cool BigGrin
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#304 Posted : 28 August 2014 07:02:12

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BigGrin Hi Dave

Thank you for your kind words

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#305 Posted : 28 August 2014 07:03:08

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BigGrin Hi Ian

Thanks for looking in and your comments

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#306 Posted : 28 August 2014 23:26:22

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Cracking work Andy and your skill really shows with those bow posts.... if you have done them by eye only then it shows you have a keen eye for detail..... BigGrin BigGrin .. One question, you say with the coats of Danish oil you have applied has left it looking a little too shiny for your liking and you intend to apply a matt varnish, just wonder why you wouldn't go with a satin varnish.... Satin is my preference simply because I love the finish it can give..... Cool Cool .. Keep those pics coming....

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Alan
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#307 Posted : 28 August 2014 23:36:17

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BigGrin Hi Alan

Thanks for looking in and your comments, as for the matt varnish i was thinking along the lines of it toning down the deck with satin varnish being used on the inner balwarks and yes i do agree that Satin varnish gives a superb and subtle finish

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#308 Posted : 31 August 2014 09:52:28

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BigGrin Hi All

Some more progress on the hull but first I have taken some pic's showing how i carve out the pieces needed for the balwark cappings.
I have now varnished the outside of the hull with firstly 4 coats of Shellac then 3 coats of satin varnish and then added the the top row of metal gun port's [ 2 short hopefully they will be supplied next month].
I wont be adding the lower ones yet as the doors are just asking to be broken off. Now all i have to do is finish varnishing the inner balwarks and add the capping's i have shown cut. More soon

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#309 Posted : 31 August 2014 10:06:55

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What a beautiful looking finish Andy, all the coats of Shellac and Satin varnish has really brought out the best in the wood.... Simply fab work and thanks for sharing.... Love Love Love.. Great tip on how to do those capping too...

Regards

Alan

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#310 Posted : 31 August 2014 10:23:26

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Andy

You have a stunning finish on your model - very impressive indeed.

Also have to take my hat off to you for your use on that razor blade to create the capping. That is some very skilful work to produce these all identical.

Happy modelling

Tony
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#311 Posted : 31 August 2014 19:23:31

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BigGrin Hi Alan

Thanks for looking in and your comments , I must say the finish is even better in real life

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#312 Posted : 31 August 2014 19:24:47

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BigGrin Hi Tony

Thanks for your comments always appreciated

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#313 Posted : 31 August 2014 19:30:09

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I have just had a look through this build and it is stunning!Love BigGrin
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#314 Posted : 31 August 2014 19:32:50

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BigGrin Hi All

The final bits for this month are done although i will need to reseat a couple of the bow capping's as there not quite straight. The railings around the hatches have been fitted as has the railing around the central pin rails. Five pin rails have been made up and fitted around the mast's, that concludes this months issue, next month its back to the x-section.
More soon.

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#315 Posted : 31 August 2014 19:36:41

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BigGrin Hi Nem

Thanks for looking in and your kind words, very much appreciated

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#316 Posted : 31 August 2014 21:34:12

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#317 Posted : 31 August 2014 21:41:44

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Hi Andy!
A perfect work you made, very well done! ThumpUp

Regards, Bernd
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#318 Posted : 31 August 2014 21:48:24

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Although this doesnt quite have the bling factor of the SOS it really is a beautiful looking ship.

You are doing a great job with her
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#319 Posted : 31 August 2014 23:05:46

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BigGrin Hi Steve

Thanks for looking in and your comments

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#320 Posted : 31 August 2014 23:07:11

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BigGrin Hi bernd

Thanks for your comments and looking in

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