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  1. @MEDDO I know he has those kits, but I don't think I want to mount a 1/24 or 1/48 barge on my 1/72 ship @Chuck I would be more than happy to buy a prototype of you and build one, but it depends on the time frame. If it's not ready by the time I need the boats (approx 1 year) then I might end up scratch building my own. Once you have the CAD drawings for a prototype small boat, it should be fairly easy to get the wood cut in different scales? Provided the said parts aren't too small that is.
  2. Hi Chuck, would you consider making kits for 1/48, 1/60, and 1/72 scale ship launches, pinnaces, and cutters? There don't seem to be very many quality kits around.
  3. Those jokes above are terrible!! So here's my revenge:
  4. 1. The first deck is cut in half lengthways. You insert one half of the deck from the stern, and manouvre it into place. Then you insert the second half. 2. No you don't.
  5. Keep at it. And make sure you look at other RW build logs. I didn't have much to look at when I started my build, but now there seems to be enough information on this site to help you along. Let us know if you need any help.
  6. Fantastic! I'll be following this build. Hopefully i'll finish my build before you, given my 3 year head start
  7. Amazing! I only managed to browse through a few pages, but I will definitely look at the rest when I have some time later.
  8. I agree with Steve, she doesn't look complete without the upper mast. Good on you for working through chemo.
  9. Greg, dry brush picks up raised areas, so it is used for highlights. Therefore it should be a light colour. Washes sink into recessed areas. They are for shadows, therefore it should be a dark colour. Personally I would mix some gold in with black and make a wash with that. I have found that a straight black wash onto a light coloured surface tends to leave water droplet marks as it dries.
  10. Mark, when it comes time for me to do my stern, I am planning to use a plastic modeller's trick and apply a thin black wash to the carvings. This creates an illusion of depth in modelling scales. Have you considered this?
  11. And a few more of my mildly amusing pictures.

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