Thanks for all the likes. It makes me feel special.
Mike, Thanks again for the drawing. I copied the shape of the wale and added the scarfs per the drawing, just a little larger than scale cause I want it to stand out when stained black and glued it on. As for the model, I'm going to finish it with wipe on urethane with black accents. I've decide to do another in pear and more to scale. I like doing half hulls. Doesn't take up too much space Haha. Aloha, Mike
Yes Mike, I helps when you can work on your project hours a day. The slow process was the planking, about one plank a day. good thing it is a half hull Haha. This was my first plank job clinkering, so it was a learning experience. Carvel is much easier. the small mistakes are easily erased. I will plank using your method of slicing the top of plank cause doing the strip of wood to kick out the bottom of the plank showed every small imperfection in my faring of the frames. I'm looking forward to seeing how yours turns out. I'll be finishing the hull after sanding. I'll be gluing it on some oak flooring glued together with the joint representing the water line behind the model. I can't wait to do this again with different wood. Aloha, MikeJHi Mike, Great job on the planking. It looks like you are about finished and the rest of us are just getting started. Lol
Don, The tape I use is Tamera( hope I spelled it correctly) modeling tape. It is very flexible and holds a fine line. Aloha, MikeHI MIKE HAVE A QUESTION, TRYING TO FIND THE PAINTERS TAPE THAT YOU USED, SEE THRU AND THICK ENOUGH TO MAKE THE CURVE COULD YOU HELP. GOD BLESS STAY SAFE YOU AND YOURS DON