MarisStella-Trabaccolo 1/32 scale by Don Robinson

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Here is the start of my build log for MarisStella's kit of the Trabacollo. The kit consists of laser cut billets both walnut and plywood. The wood is mainly walnut with some lime wood and a little oak. The kit also comes with four pages of excellent plans. All wood appears to be of top quality and laser cut boards are done very well. First impressions that this a first rate kit.
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Excuse the mess in the kitchen, but here is the box

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Laying of the keel

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Dry fitting bulkheads
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Gluing the bulkheads

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Support strips installed and the interior started

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Bow cabin started

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Liked this picture so much I posted it twice. lol How does one remove a picture?

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Stern cabin

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Bow cabin floor completed

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Very interesting model and building log of this Adriatic fishing boat......and looks like a very good build
 

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Hello Don

Great job you are doing on your Trabaccolo, this sure is a very nice and well put together kit, seems to be a notch above all of the others or it looks that way from here. Keep up the great work and do keep the pictures coming, ENJOY.

Regards Lawrence
 
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Getting ready to cut in scuppers

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Cutting scuppers with mill

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Scupper strake installed

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Upper planking complete

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Shaping wale pieces for bow

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pieces installed

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Wale completed

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Wale and rubbing strake installed and painting begun

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Painting completed, for now

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Companion way

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Aft hatch

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Ladders completed

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Not sure why I included this picture, this is making the porthole covers for the companionway.

Thanks to everyone for stopping by, comments and likes. Hope you enjoy, more coming soon.
 

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This is the kind of speed i would like to have in my future builds.
Looks great.
Gr. Jos.
G'day Don and Jos.
This is not fast, it's 'warp 9.95'. My head is still spinning when you zoooooomed past me.
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I was going to say when you done the final planking on the hull......'another Mile Stone on a great job with the planking' but, now I gonna say increadale decking furniture.mate.:p
I'll was going to say, I'll grab a chair and watch for another entry, but this will be over very soon, so I'll occupy this space standing up.:rolleyes:
I wish I could be as quick as you.
Happyfastmodeling mate
Greg
 
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