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Panart's San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log  page 07





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II. THE HULL AND FRAMING (continued)

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JUne 2, 2017

Continuing with installing the Wales. The stain I used is Minwax "Provincial".

San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking





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June 09, 2017

Continuing with installing the Wales and treenailing. One of the later images show me adding more treenails to the wales.

San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking






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June 10, 2017

In this image, I am not satisfied with the kits Deck Planking laser cut pieces that has false planking details. Instead of re planking the entire deck, I decided to use a simple pick (with a very sharp point) and make indentions of a pattern. This was the best I could do with the false planking. I had decided earlier that I would do this.
The technique I used is a mixture of different things to achieve as close to a look as I could get. After making the indentions using pick, I used a colored pencil "Black" and I scribed within the false gaps the colored black pencil. Then I used Poly Urethane coat. Then I rubbed the deck using a paper towel which seem to make the blackened marks settle in the planking gaps. I did this several times until I achieved the darkness I was wanting. Then I used mineral spirits to clean up any residue and any uncessisary marks.

San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Planking

San Felipe Planking





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June 15, 2017

I decided to work on the bow for a while adding the details to it.

San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking





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June 18, 2017

The first few camera shot show the Hull upside down. The upper forecastle deck has a slight curve so therefore the deck protrusions for the head have the same curve. However, if mounting the half-dowels as such the Heads would not be at 90 degree perpendicular with the front space bow section. So, a little filing to do on the two upper deck protrusions.
The two half dowels are of different lenghts. There is also some "trim" pieces to add of which the trim will line up with the bottom of the Head as details come later.

San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking


San Felipe Bow

San Felipe Planking





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June 24, 2017

Ok, here's a fairly big problem. This first image is from an earlier image that I grabbed to make an illustration. The point is that the half circles that are already laser cut into the planking are in the wrong place. They will have to be moved fore about 10mm each.

San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


This next image shows the rail in place and as you can see it overlaps a lot over the half circles. The half circles are where the round Cannon Ports will go.

San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


The following images show the basic step by step of removing the layers of original planking, limewood, and walnut strips. This will be redone and new half circles will be cut out in the proper location.

San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails


San Felipe Deck and Rails

San Felipe Deck and Rails



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