Royal William , Scale 1:72 , Euromodel by Calt4

calt4

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Hi my name is Chuck I'm from Florida
I started the Royal William the kit is quite large and heavy
the plan are very good I only have room a few of the plan
this kit is way over my head as far as the skill that I have
I have read a lot of building log and feel I can do it
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calt4

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have I started the kit I have first planking done
I'm in the process of filing in the low spot and crack
the pic will show the process of the first planking
I used a lot of nail in stead of super glue

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also from my side a warm welcome here on board - Thanks for starting this building log :cool:
 

calt4

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I been working on the stove and stair way and the center grate

I have question that some may help me with
the next step is to put the gun port frame in
and taper the keel

be fore I start the second planking should I plank the hull first before adding the false keel and stem post
 

calt4

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The first and Second Gun deck I install the support gun block in before I did first planking
and I glue the second gun deck .
my fix was to remove the gun support I had to cut hole in the second gun deck to get to the first gun deck
after I get the first gum deck support install correctly the I cover the hole
i did a hack job but by Monday i have it fix

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The first and Second Gun deck I install the support gun block in before I did first planking
and I glue the second gun deck .
my fix was to remove the gun support I had to cut hole in the second gun deck to get to the first gun deck
after I get the first gum deck support install correctly the I cover the hole
i did a hack job but by Monday i have it fix

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I know maybe it's a little early to ask but looking at all the metal castings in the kit .... are they toxic to handle or file ?
Regards Al
Looks great so far !!!
 

calt4

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I know maybe it's a little early to ask but looking at all the metal castings in the kit .... are they toxic to handle or file ?
Regards Al
Looks great so far !!!
Hi Al
That a good question I'm not sure if the dust or filing are toxic
I leave the window open and where a dust mask and vacuum running
 

calt4

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I finish the first planking. installed the gun frame add some blood red around frame
installed the main gun deck with planking and grate
I have started the second planking on one side up to 1st gun deck
the rest of the window I will cut out and add white glue
as seen in the first pic green tape well when I had the ship upside down doing the second planking
I broke a few cross beam so I added the tape holder temp fixrw20.jpgrw23.jpgrw22.jpgrw21.jpg
 
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calt4

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well I finish the second planking
added all the deck and plank
i.m been cutting out window
I drill small in each frame then cut out by hand I have a sore finger
only 12 more to go
I sanded the haul and painted the bottom white
started working on back end their a lot of casting
should have done by next week the rear end I still have to cut out gun port
i.m thinking of buying metal gun port
by the time I buy the hinges and make the door it might be cheaper
I have mad a lot of mistake but been able to recover most
this part has been kicking my but
attach are some pic so far
been working on this ship for three month so far
be safe and stay home

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