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Trussben

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  1. Thought I’d share a picture of the plank bending station that I made, very similar to Chucks with a few refinements of my own, it’s screwed onto the end of the build table of Winchelsea to keep everything close and together ready for when the time comes to add the two strakes below the Wales and when bottom planking really gets started. ben
  2. Thanks Druxey, I just wish I could live up to yours and Greg's standards for a build! I am trying my best to get better every time - and this is the best I can do so far! Spectacles are now are part of my life! ben
  3. Thanks Everyone - I'm switching back to Pegasus for a bit, see you soon. ben
  4. Work has restarted on Pegasus, completing the upper planking and treenailing, then I have to machine the upper deck beams. ben
  5. Upper planking above the Wales in Boxwood has been completed, now to install the two strakes below the Wales and start machining the ebony I need for the 2nd layer of the Wales. Covid-19 does equate to more modeling time. ben
  6. Now you have just shown some real character, its tough sometimes to start anew, but you will be happier with your model knowing that you did so. I have felt the heartache of these problems - you are certainly not on your own! ben
  7. I use this online company for all my large printing, they do great work. https://blueprintsprinting.com
  8. Well here is my port side frame reveal completed, in the end it turned out to be 23 frames that i could fit between the bulkheads. I did the treenails with 20lb black line and reversed the pattern aft of the deadflat frames. I'm so happy with how this came out in the end that I'm considering building one on the starboard side as well but we shall see. ben

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