Build log USF Confederacy 1778 Model Shipways 1:64

Heinrich

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Wow! That is simply superb planking - some of the best I have seen in a long time. It is a pity that you have to paint over that - very well done!
 
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Thank you again for your appreciation....the planking was the best I could do with the kit-supplied basswood. As I didn´t like the look of the pure basswood as it is shown in the building instructions I painted the complete hull, using white for the underwater area.....but you will see
 

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Looking great on the hull and deck planking.

It is always a question for builders to hide great wood and planking with paint and or copper plating, but sometimes you must to replicate the original as they did it.
 

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There is some stunning craftmanship on show here, it’s a pleasure to see it and drool. Thanks for posting these images.
 
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Kurt, Ken,
thank you very much.

With the exception of some walnut stripes for the chessboard floor pattern in the captain´s cabin the kit provides only basswood stripes, and the coloring of the model shown in the building instructions was not my choice. So I decided to paint the hull in oak as I had seen it in the attached picture, and the underwater hull was painted "white lead"

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I am very happy to see that more and more members are discovering your build log, Werner. Such beautiful work has to be seen!
 
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What a beautifull work you are showing here Werner, outstanding, and i love your colorscheme as well.
Thank you very much Peter.....I saw this color scheme on many models I found in the internet, and I thought why not adopt it for my model....
 
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I'm with everyone else, This color scheme is awesome! Also, your planking job is top-notch.
 
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