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clogger

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  • Birthday 01/21/1961

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    Perth, WA
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    Cycling, trekking, model making, woodworking, painting

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  1. I cannot recommend highly enough this vice https://www.bunnings.com.au/stanley-multi-angle-hobby-vice_p5860190?gclid=CjwKCAiAz4b_BRBbEiwA5XlVVtknHMycDWIEAYWkdZecVyfQxlkbbJsjcMu9fU3DjRzeMCQEKuCCqxoC7lcQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
  2. As far as I understand the hairspray technique just involves 1 (Primer first) Then A base coat of the colour you eventually want to show through as chips (eg rust red for a vehicle for eg) 2 Spray hairspray lightly on. Note some hairsprays perform better than others, may need to google online best versions) 3 After allowing to dry paint the final coat of the main colour of the subject. 4 Once dry, use a stiff bristle brush/toohpicks and with Water, scrub and scratch where you want chips to appear. With wood wear effects I prefer painting a seires of different p
  3. Funnily enough I was thinking about the hull painting on my Endeavour and think will go for the natural wood look.
  4. I found the tool rest too short in width, but also the tightening knob would also get in the way of the cutting tool. I've since replaced the plastic knob supplied with a wingnut arrangement which is much better.
  5. Love your work. The attention to detail is amazing. I'm hoping to use a lot of your great photos and information about this build with my own attempt at the Dreadnought. I have the Pontos PE, but am also sourcing other companies to complement the build. Thanks for the great contribution you have made to this great ship.
  6. Can someone let me know the recommended internal dimensions of a display case for the Caldecraft Endeavour 1/64 scale ship? I'm making a wooden glass display case but haven't yet completed the model.
  7. Thankyou Hsae The figures are in fact Gunthwaite figures.
  8. Just a quick note to say how much I admire your build log. Excellent detail followed by excellent photos. Very inspiring, and sets a very high standard.
  9. Thanks for the help guys! appreciate the feedback. I have looked at a lot of views of planked hulls on the internet and have seen the majority appear to have the planks below the wales butting the sides of the planks above. Including the Endeavour replica ship! However It does appear more aesthetic if not realistic to have the planks all meeting the stem.
  10. Thanks normanh. I agree with the bulkheads. managed to finish the planking in this area finally. Need to sand and varnish later.
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