Rattlesnake 1/48 - Harold M Hahn

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Thank you for your explanation Neptune, what you are saying here is exactly what I needed an answer to, the uncertainty of this topic disappeared in an instant.
 

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Hello Knut, It is nice to see that you are making great progress on your ship, over these long cold winter months. You are sure collecting a lot of very nice modeling tools that will fit in very nicely in your Old Ship Yard. Yes understanding your plans is very important at this stage and I see that you have a lot of great help in doing so, well done.
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Lawrence, thank you, the construction project is soon ready for construction, while I'm practicing various techniques at Blandford so I'm readying the materials I need for Rattlesnake, now I'm pretty sure I have what I need.
The pictures will come later.
 

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Production of parts for the frames.
I was very surprised at how long time, this work takes, but now the race is on.
I must probably replace many parts along the way, fortunately I have enough materials.
The last picture is the parts of one of the half frames.
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Hello Knut, Great to see you back working on your Rattlesnake. Yes those framing blanks sure do take a lot of time and work. At that stage I thought that I would never finish, but I did. Keep up the great work and soon it will all start to come together.
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Thanks for the encouraging words, Lawrence, now I've figured out why not do different things next time,
 

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Small update.
Now all the parts are finished and adjusted, some of these parts are discarded as I worked with them.
Several parts will probably be discarded as I begin to glue them together.
Finally, I need to make more materials / parts to get to the finish.
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Small update.
Now all the parts are finished and adjusted, some of these parts are discarded as I worked with them.
Several parts will probably be discarded as I begin to glue them together.
Finally, I need to make more materials / parts to get to the finish.
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Hello Knut. That sure is a nice box of framing blanks, Well Done. Will you be using heavy glass to glue them up much like I did? It sure will be nice to see her come together.
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Jim, In this huge process, materials / parts with a bad appearance appear in the garbage bin.
I make new parts when I start finishing the glue, it will certainly show up more parts that I will replace.

Lawrence, yes, I will follow your log for reference.
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Production of parts for the frames.
I was very surprised at how long time, this work takes, but now the race is on.
I must probably replace many parts along the way, fortunately I have enough materials.
The last picture is the parts of one of the half frames.
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Regards-
I like your sanding jigs to keep angles constant. Good idea for future if I need to do something like this.
 

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Dave, the core of birch, it is more yellow / brown, outer part of birch is more white / yellow.

? - To sharpen the angle of the parts in this way, was shown by Dave Stevens, very important for all you should get angle and even joints.
 
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