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  1. Phew ..... a few pics of the completed blackened A-Frame. Currently the Wheel box & Cabin are attached to the deck. Thanks so much for looking -
  2. Always enjoy seeing your amazing work Lawrence - will be following along -
  3. Nice work on a nice looking schooner - look forward to following along.
  4. Wow - time has certainly flown by but now thrilled to have cleared the workbench for the Willie L. Bennett ! I continue to enjoy and learn from the beautiful builds here & thanks to all who have followed along and hope all are doing well ! Very early work on the A-frame - prior to further additions, cleaning, filing and blackening. Rod used to hold Iron block is tubing which is flattened and drilled at its end. Angled brass strips are used for the top bars & legs. Time to move towards getting the Willie L. Bennett out to sea, I mean ..on the shelf. 🙂 My first attempt at posting a pic via my phone versus my camera - we'll see how it works. Thrilled to add a progress pic and thanks for looking -
  5. Hi Lawrence - look forward to following along on another beautiful build !
  6. Thanks Jack and Congrats again on your beautiful Willie L Bennett ! Working on the A-Frame and hope to post a pic within next few weeks.
  7. Coming along very nicely Denis ! -...late to the party - but look forward to now following along !
  8. Thanks so much for the nice comments ; Popeye, Michael, Lawrence, Jack, Steve and Bob ! Haven't been to the workbench in awhile but look forward to working on the Willie L. Bennett ! Thanks for looking.
  9. Congrats Jack on your terrific build and beautiful display !

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