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  1. 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.
  2. Wind Up - Jethro Tull ( Aqualung Album) BetaQdave you have a very similar musical taste to me
  3. Upper ratlines and yards attached. Finding Occre rigging instruction need much to be desired
  4. Eyes of silver - Doobie Bros
  5. Lower yards attached. Finding working on rigging at 1/ 90 scale difficult to say the least
  6. Dark side of the Moon for me when I’am working well, Thick as A Brick when I’am all fingers and thumbs.
  7. 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.
  8. Another better known Irish Drinking song - Whiskey in the Jar Thin Lizzy
  9. 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
  10. 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?
  11. Thanks for the complements, happy with the hull, less so with the rigging -
  12. Oh I do hate doing ratlines, going to let the brass hinges etc naturally age. Ratlines as good as I can do as have already redone them once, just going to continue with spars and finish the build and make a decision on whether there good enough.
  13. Rikki don’t lose that number - Steely Dan
  14. This is definitely the best San Francisco I’ve seen to date.
  15. Hi, if you’re in the UK look at Timberline’s at Tonbridge website and look at the Decorative and Specialist hardwoods there are some geometric patterns on wood which might suit your needs, expensive but when you consider how long it takes to make a model Not too bad IMO
  16. I use an old pair of hair curling tongs obtained from the Admiral, temperature never gets anywhere near enough to burn the wood.
  17. For a thousand Mothers - Jethro Tull
  18. Think it passed Dockyard QC. Need to buy in some brown rope for the ratlines from Cornwall Models as the beige hemp supplied would look very odd IMO. Also some parrels needed as no where near enough in the kit. Best get them in before Brex**** could be a problem for the non scratch builders. PS why are those funny blocks used to hold the anchors called cat heads.
  19. Party on the Patio - ZZ Top
  20. Working through the rigging, shrouds done and the stays, ratlines next
  21. Have been following your thread, no pun intended and used your advice to buy a pack of needle hole threaders from Hobby-craft to thread the deadeye things, thanks.
  22. Down Under - Men at Work

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