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Everything posted by RonaldB

  1. Mr. Pucko, I was waiting for a built of this ship! I'll pull up a chair, and watch it with very much interest to see it grow Ron
  2. Blow the horn, hide the children, the vikings are coming !!
  3. A absolute winner! A treat to the eye, and the three colours brown looks great on her. You can be proud to make a not easy model looks like this. Ron
  4. Brian, maybe you could send a copy of your picture to Constructo, your box art is so beautiful! Far better than theirs! Maybe they can use it fore their box in the (far) future. Ron
  5. She looks great! About the sails, the flat bottom ships in those days carried mostly brown sails, or at least in a rather Tan stile. If you search on Google for the words "tjalk silhouette" there is a field full of pictures from those ships, most of them have brown sails. As a young boy, my parents did have a small flat bottom boat, and i have sailed in that for many years. It had also very tan coulored sails. Maybe this help with your sails making?
  6. I am thinking about building this ship. On any factory or shop site, i cannot find anything about the hull planking. Is this double planking method, or it is single layer planking or the more forgiving dubble layer, is there anyone who can tell us more about this? With Thanks, Ron-B
  7. Beautiful boat, and the way you presented her, in a way you can see them in real life! Congratiulations.
  8. My second wooden ship model. It was my goal to make a nice looking ship with sleek lines model out of the box from Amati-Victory models with nice decorations, just to enjoy looking at, not to the perfect scale details

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