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Slowhand

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About Slowhand

  • Birthday 08/09/1956

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  • Gender
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  • Location
    Dartford, UK
  • Interests
    Modelling , rustic woodwork, small boat sailing, rock music

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  1. Shiny Happy People - REM
  2. Little Sister - Ry Cooder
  3. Let’s Dance Chris Rea BetaQdave, I Like nearly all the rock groups you mention but could never get into classical music except for Holst’s The Planets or Sinatra or Elvis for that matter. Probably for a Brit my love of so much American music is unusual. The first was the Doobies, which led into Steely Dan and then the Feat and so on and then more recently country such as Merle, Johnnie Cash etc and even Foster the People. Its odd how musical tastes develop as none of my family were musical at all.
  4. Wind Up - Jethro Tull ( Aqualung Album) BetaQdave you have a very similar musical taste to me
  5. Upper ratlines and yards attached. Occre rigging instruction need much to be desired IMHO so using previously completed Half Moon as guide.
  6. Eyes of silver - Doobie Bros
  7. Lower yards attached. Finding working on rigging at 1/ 90 scale difficult to say the least
  8. Dark side of the Moon for me when I’am working well, Thick as A Brick when I’am all fingers and thumbs.
  9. Put the dowels into the slats of my rustic chair cover the screw holes just before the Danish Oiling ready for the Otford Village Show where we sell our stuff ( The Greenhill Woodworkers). We’re just a bunch of hobbyists having a fun time. This one’s been a bit of a struggle the PHN from my shingles last year made it a bit painful cutting the tenons.
  10. Another better known Irish Drinking song - Whiskey in the Jar Thin Lizzy
  11. Better view. When I originally added the rubbing strakes using the walnut supplied I coated them with dark oak Danish oil which conveniently has faded over time to match the hull
  12. Hey Joe100, How do you attach all the railings to the decks? This is fantastic build, card when done well gives the best results of any materials IMHO. Way beyond my capabilities mind. do you have to keep the finished models in a controlled environment like a giant humidor?
  13. Thanks for the complements, happy with the hull, less so with the rigging -

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