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  1. One of my cardstock models, this one designed for "Modelarstwo Okrętowe", made of cardstock and paper, all parts printed in colour, no painting. Masts and yards made of wood. The build of the model took about 4 months.
  2. Hi Ab, very clear scratch-build manual and great promotion of card/paper modeling. Thank you! Best Tomek
  3. Sorry for my English, it is not perfect so... on the picture below you can see what I meant "the 1-st and 2-nd layers" and "frames". I put on glue only where green lines are. Then I apply glue on the whole face of the final planks (3-rd layer). Regards Tomek
  4. Thank you Chris. the kit is going to be in "Modelarstwo Okretowe" (http://www.modelarstwookretowe.pl/index.php?p=21) and FB (https://www.facebook.com/modelarstwookretowe/?fref=gc&dti=103236332496&hc_location=ufi) Best
  5. Dowmer, Thank you for appreciating. SAILS. I think, that in 1:100 scale any sewing is far out of scale, so I use only transparent glue (for wood for example Pattex). The material is batiste. I soak a part of it with glue and when it is dry I cut of long stripes. I glue them on the sketch of a sail. Then I cut out the sail and glue stripes on the other side. At the end I glue ropes and some cringles. Such sails are rather stiff (because of glue) but can be bent. Sometimes I use glue, water and hairdryer to give them the "windy" shape. Pictures below Regards Tomek
  6. Hi, thank you Michael. HMS "Fly" is ready. Some final pictures. Regards Tomek
  7. Greetings to all. My name is Tomek. For some time I have been working on my next card sail ship the British cutter HMS "Fly". I build my models only from paper and cardboard without painting (of course masts and rigging are made of wood and thread). I will honestly admit that "Fly" is my 20 cardboard model of a sailing ship so it looks much better than my first models from 15 years ago. The "step by step" how I design and build card sailing ships... 1. Frames made of 1mm card. The model is really small (about 16 cm long) 2. The first layer to strengthen and stabilize the hull 3. The second layer made of 0,5 mm card. The glue is applied only in places where the edges of the frame are located . Thanks to this the hull gets soft curves without visible "cow's ribs" ... 4. Attaching the third final layer on a well-prepared hull is a pleasure. 5. The deck equipment and artillery 6. The current stage - the mast and the bowsprit with standing rigging Regards Tomek
  8. 0Seahorse

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    Hi Chris, most of them were published by WAK, a Polish cardboard publisher: Grosse Jacht, HMS "Badger", muleta de Seixal, trabaccolo, Allege d'Arles and the last one Viking boat "Gokstadskipet". I also had one kit in "Modelarstwo Okrętowe" - HMS "Speedy". As I'm a "paper" modeler, you can find some of my work on "paper" forums like "Papermodelers.com" as Seahorse. Regards Tomek
  9. 0Seahorse

    New to forum

    Greetings from Poland. For many, many years I have been designing and building small sailships from cardboard, some of them even appeared as kits, so I am convinced that the MSW forum is a place for me. Now I am working on the British cutter HMS "Fly" Best Tomek

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