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Everything posted by wyz

  1. Very impressive model! This was a great build log to follow. Thank you for sharing.
  2. It's beautiful, just like everything else you've made. You have the magic touch.
  3. Following your build log for HMS Naiad was quite special, a real tour de force on plank on frame model shipbuilding. Your joinery all throughout the build was exquisite and something all modelers aspire to achieve. I look forward to seeing your next project. You certainly set the bar very high for yourself with this model. Thank you.
  4. When this model is finished I hope it ends up in a place where lots of people can view it. Pandora is way too beautiful to reside in your home! The world needs to see this model.
  5. Wow! The work on those sails is off the scale nice. I envy your craftsmanship. Your Pandora is one of my favorite build logs to follow. Simply awesome!
  6. Congratulations YankeeD on your completion of the hull planking. It's an arduous and time consuming job well done. Those hull planks bent around that bluff bow look quite challenging. Tom
  7. Oh Keith, my heart beats funny when I look at your model of Altair. It is gorgeous. The women I dated in my life never had such pretty lines! Tom
  8. That stand is unlike anything I've ever seen....really classy looking. Tom
  9. I so look forward to your posts. It's such a pretty build. Tom
  10. Wow Siggi! That is one beautiful carving and paint job you did on that lion figurehead. Gorgeous! Tom
  11. What a wonderful build log to follow! Your work, as always, is exquisite. Tom
  12. Hi Mike, Thanks for the info on he riffler files. Your help is appreciated. Tom
  13. It's coming along nicely Mike. I have some questions about the file(s) you use to fair the frames. What are they? Make? Style? Cut(s)? Where did you purchase it (them)? Cost? Thanks Tom
  14. Merry Christmas to you too Ed. All through 2017, with each of your YA entries, the MSW group received an early present from you. Thank you Santa Tosti!
  15. Oh Keith, what a nice looking shop. I'm certainly envious. Tom
  16. Ed, you set the bar so darn high I'd need a rocket ship to get to it. Beautiful work! Tom
  17. Mike, it hardly looks like a first attempt at plank on frame model building. I guess you're just a natural! ;-) Tom
  18. Oh yes, I have a thing for frigates of this period so I too will be pulling up a chair. If the build quality of Winchelsea comes out as well as Cheerful or Hayling this should be one awesome model. Mike, two models going at once? Did you retire? Why cherry wood and how did you get it laser cut? Did you consider any other woods, like Castello boxwood or Swiss pear? On Chuck's Syren website I didn't see any Winchelsea parts in the laser cut section. Do you have a special arrangement with him to build a prototype of what he will offer in the future?
  19. Wow! Who cares if you don't speak English. Your modeling ability speaks volumes for itself. I absolutely love the carvings. First rate .... the ship and your work!
  20. Chris, I'm sure La Renommee will make a beautiful model. I too will follow your progress. Tom
  21. Some things never change in life. The quality of your workmanship seems to be one of them .... always top notch!
  22. Keith This is one fantastic looking model. I love the metalwork. Tom

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