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Intro to carving - typical decorative relief carving for ship models

This is an intro to carving. Basic stuff with no fully round carving such as figureheads. This group area is set up for folks who have never tried carving before. Laser cut blanks are available from the NRG so everyone can compare notes and techniques while carving the same design.

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  • Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits is your.....? Take a poll and answer a few multiple choice questions.   278 members have voted

    1. 1. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have the best quality materials ?


      • Model Shipways
      • A. Latina
      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
      • Marisstella
      • Bluejacket
      • Deagostini
      • Dumas
      • Panart
      • Dusek
      • Euromodel
      • Master Korabel
      • Modellers Shipyard
      • AJ Fisher
      • Soclaine
      • Syren Ship Model Company
      • The Lumberyard
      • Kolderstok
    2. 2. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have the best quality plans and are historically accurate to the best of your knowledge?


      • Model Shipways
      • A. Latina
      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
      • Marisstella
      • Bluejacket
      • Deagostini
      • Dumas
      • Panart
      • Dusek
      • Euromodel
      • Master Korabel
      • Modellers Shipyard
      • AJ Fisher
      • Soclaine
      • Syren Ship Model Company
      • The Lumberyard
      • Kolderstok
    3. 3. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits is in your opinion the best value for the $$$$


      • Model Shipways
      • A. Latina
      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
      • Marisstella
      • Bluejacket
      • Deagostini
      • Dumas
      • Panart
      • Dusek
      • Euromodel
      • Master Korabel
      • Modellers Shipyard
      • AJ Fisher
      • Syren Ship Model Company
      • The Lumberyard
      • Kolderstok
    4. 4. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have do you think have the worst plans, poor quality materials, and poor instructions?


      • Model Shipways
      • A. Latina
      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
      • Marisstella
      • Bluejacket
      • Deagostini
      • Dumas
      • Panart
      • Dusek
      • Euromodel
      • Master Korabel
      • Modellers Shipyard
      • AJ Fisher
      • Soclaine
      • Syren Ship Model Company
      • The Lumberyard
      • Kolderstok

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