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by garyt
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: AL 1/50 Le Renard, the Fox
Replies: 21
Views: 1046

Re: AL 1/50 Le Renard, the Fox

A nice subject choice and a nice start to the build That is what makes this hobby so fascinating, they don't all have to be massive ships of the line, although they are impressive:) there are many smaller ships with a lot of detail and pleasing lines. Good luck with the build and I look forward to s...
by garyt
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:03 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

Hi Rick thanks for your compliments i really want to weather it / dull it down some but the jury is out on the best way forward just now I like how Graham did his, I need to give it some thought though before going much further also it's maybe time to think about her display plinth as the cradle wil...
by garyt
Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

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by garyt
Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

well its been a while since the last update, a mixture of work family and a camera problem, still some progress has been made :) after debating what to do about the carronade castings and spending some considerable time tidying and generally redoing them I ended up with something that was useable if...
by garyt
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

Hello Rick and welcome back I have some more photos to post had the card in the camera go u/s so will update over the weekend
by garyt
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

a few pics of progress (sorry about the clutter) building up some of the deck and hull furniture , the windlass and companionway are not attached yet until I do some of the fittings, the hatch covers were quite fiddly but am happy with the result. the decks are stained with an oak stain brushed to g...
by garyt
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

Hi Graham yes been getting some building in although took Sunday off and went out in the seven went up cairngorm mountain to the ski centre for lunch -5 in the sun in an open top car.... it was great To your question the short answer is yes we do assemble loose staves into casks , basically we raise...
by garyt
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Build Log: HMS Snake
Replies: 175
Views: 10567

Re: Build Log: HMS Snake

Really nice work , very impressive
by garyt
Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Hms snake in Scotland
Replies: 26
Views: 1197

Re: Hms snake in Scotland

Hi popeye Initially I was in two minds 1, flat black from the coppering then yellow ochre from the gunwales up 2 , coppering and sealed wood The problem I had was that in researching colour schemes there were various shades of yellow ochre ranging from a very pale buff up to canary. It was whilst go...
by garyt
Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Panart: San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log
Replies: 238
Views: 9967

Re: Panart: San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log

Now that looks like a nice build , santa come early there :)

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