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Derek C

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About Derek C

  • Birthday 09/21/1972

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    Male
  • Location
    Sarasota Florida
  • Interests
    Fishing,boating, Modeling, and 420

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  1. Tom she’s coming together nicely bud the lines of the hull look great.
  2. Derek C

    Hello

  3. Hello members, finally feeling better so I figured I’d post a short update , I have received my book and found some some very useful info in it , I am glad I purchased this book it is packed full of historical drawings and old photos of the. Logoda , and it’s whale boats. I also started receiving some drawings on the vessel so I will begin figuring them out so I can start making saw dust this weekend. She is going to be a nice size model at aprox 23” long 30” tall and 7 “ wide. I hope to get started this weekend .Glad you looked in , Derek C
  4. Thanks Tom and welcome aboard ,Yea felling a bit better . I have a aunt and uncle in Worcester, That lived there as long as I can remember .we use to go there to visit for a few days every summer.During the winter we would get a cabin on Mt. Tom in New Hampshire so much fun.
  5. Today I searched around to find a copy of To Build A Whale Boat: Notes & Model Makers Guide by Eric A.R Ronnberg, Jr. I found a copy in Texas and it should be here in a week . Amazon had a new copy but wanted $500.00 . Glad I found a nice used copy for around $20.00
  6. Derek C

    Hello from spain to everybody

    Welcome Aboard Javier Your Models Are Beutiful
  7. Looking good , I'm pulling up a seat as well .
  8. Derek C

    Home Made Mini Mill

    Ok? Looks like it turned out great !
  9. Derek C

    How to display finished models

    Great video ,thanks for sharing
  10. Thanks alde , I'm excited to do this build . It brings back so many fond memories.
  11. Hello fellow MSW members After finishing my Cross section build I wasn't sure what my next project would be . While looking at different boats i started thinking back to when I was young .I was born in New Bedford Massachusetts,and as a kid I can remember visiting the Whaling Mueseum . https://www.whalingmuseum.org/ and they always had such great stuff on display and in the Bourne building was a massive display of the vessel "Lagoda" . As a kid I couldn't wait to get to the vessel to explore it .My grandmother lived maybe a mile away from the museum so we would go visit several times a year. I contacted a member from the museum and she was very helpful in sending me the information on the Lagoda,and how to purchase the plans for the vessel. So without hesitation i called and purchased them as they only had the one set left . Now I will impatiently wait for them to arrive. Here is a link to the " Lagoda "if you would like to check her out . https://www.whalingmuseum.org/explore/exhibitions/current/lagoda Thanks for checking in on my new adventure. Derek C.
  12. She’s Looking good bud I like the paint
  13. 1:48 Scale Cross Section

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