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Hi my name is Rusty and I’m a newbie to wooden model ships. I’ve been painting figures professionally for over twenty years and have Built plastics off and on for a number of years too along with some RC planes. NOW...this wood modeling business is something ALL together different . I have the Artesania Latina Santa Maria as my first kit. It looks complex to me but I have been told it’s a decent first time ship since I do have some experience building other models. We’ll see lol. I’m excited to get started and learn from all that this site has to offer. Thanks !
 

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Welcome to the forum Rusty.I have no experience of this kit,but if it contains the step by step photographs in other Artesania's kits,it is a good starting point.Please start a build log,if you need any help then this makes it easier for members to offer advice.

Kind Regards

Nigel
 

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WELCOME YOU WILL FIND MUCH HELP ON THIS SITE, JUST START A BUILDING LOG AND ASK AWAY. Don
 

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Also from my side a warm welcome here on board
 

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Welcome Rusty, from south Louisiana. Also a fair newbie. Also come from background of plastic models. Indeed, this is a whole new kettle of fish. What I’ve enjoyed most is this type of model building requires less emphasis on the painting and finish. More on craftsmanship. Besides I was a crappy painter and just wanted to construct stuff...
 

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Welcome to SOS Rusty, good luck with your project and greetings from Norway.
 

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Welcome to SOS Rusty.
You will find the members here more than happy to assist you in any way that they can.
Please start a build log when you begin your build. {Lots of pics please} :)
Not only is it exciting for us to see a ship develop, but it also assists anyone giving advice to be more accurate with their assistance.
Looking forward to following along.
Have fun.
Tony
 

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Hi my name is Rusty and I’m a newbie to wooden model ships. I’ve been painting figures professionally for over twenty years and have Built plastics off and on for a number of years too along with some RC planes. NOW...this wood modeling business is something ALL together different . I have the Artesania Latina Santa Maria as my first kit. It looks complex to me but I have been told it’s a decent first time ship since I do have some experience building other models. We’ll see lol. I’m excited to get started and learn from all that this site has to offer. Thanks !
Where in Arkansas do you live?
 

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I live in Bella Vista. Do you have any ideas on forming a ship modeling guild? You are the only other ship modeler I have heard of in the state.
 

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I am from central MS. So I am sandwiched between the LA and AR.
I have all along wanted to start up a south west or south east club of some sort.
 

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seems like no interest/
 
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