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  1. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    Nach 21/2 Jahren Arbeit, die Gondola Funerale ist fertig gestellt. Am 5. Mai 2019, mit einem kleinen Spektakel wird das Modell offiziell dem Museum übergeben. Ich möchte sie schon heute herzlich alle einladen mit dabei zu sein.
  2. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    The dark wood is an Argentine jungle wood. It has only one name and is called by the aborigines: Lapacho. The wood does not float and all woods that do not swim are poisonous. When working, I need a breathing mask. And the light wood is boxwood.
  3. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    I make the color contrast with the different woods, because I do not paint the wood and do not paint with it. The other is, I'm always looking for something in shipbuilding where no other person does the same thing. Because it has become mass-like, same models from the same woods. And at the exhibitions or presentations, like the last one in Roquefort, there were all models made of pear wood. You see a model and everyone else is the same. That's why I make extraordinary models of extraordinary wood. With this text, I hope that we have initiated the topic? Ich habe den Text mit Google-Übersetzer übersetzt, ich hoffe der Text ist lesbar?
  4. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    Hello everybody, I really hoped that more requests would come over this bark or start a lively discussion from the other members.
  5. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    A picture, the angel Michael, and a beautiful canopy and at the stern the God Kronos.
  6. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    The rear mirror from Schebecke 1750, scale 1:50
  7. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    The lions belong to a commissioned work of the Schebecke. Saint Michael belongs to the model Gondola Funerale.
  8. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    Some recent TV News about me, my work and my museum! Just click on the picture, to see video on the website of the German TV station. Click to view the video! -greetings merchen
  9. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    Here is the translation from the text above: From original illustration to executed carvings, it is very easy if one knows what one is doing. For the carving I use only "Buchsbaum", in this case the board is 12 mm thick.
  10. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    Von der ursprünglichen Illustration zu ausgeführt Schnitzereien, ist es sehr einfach, wenn man weiß, was man tut. Für das Schnitzen ich nur "Buchsbaum" zu verwenden, in diesem Fall ist die Platte 12 mm dick.
  11. merchen

    General / organisation of wood

    The picture shows the museum-catalog. and my museum website is www.historische-schiffsmodelle.com

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