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  • Birthday 02/28/1964

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    Verrebroek Belgium
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    Wasa , Golden Hind and Military modeling scale 1/72.
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  1. Thanks steven. The average length of a man in the 16th century may have been 160 cm. 160 cm : 45 = 3.6 cm to scale
  2. Hello, I made these pieces last week. Everything looked good, but I felt something was wrong. I made the pieces too big. They are not in proportion to the model. I also discovered that my cherry wood is not suitable for this application. The wood differs too much in color So redo. Better and smaller next time
  3. Backer

    Hi. New from UK

    And good luck with the viking ship
  4. Backer

    New Recruit

    Greetings Patrick
  5. At home now and looking on my computer (big screen) instead on my small smartphone. If this is your first plank. Then you can get into trouble on your forecastle and maybe on your rearcastle On the Dusek drawings this plank stops on the forecastle and not on the bow. (Dusek drawing is from the dusek website) ps Nice planking on the stern
  6. Best is to use filler blocks at the bow
  7. Nice work with a lot of detail. My compliments.
  8. Backer

    Greetings from NYC

    Greetings from Belgium

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