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Backer

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About Backer

  • Birthday 02/28/1964

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  • Location
    East Flanders Belgium
  • Interests
    Wasa , Golden Hind and Military modeling scale 1/72.

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  1. Great work on the dry dock (and the cross section of course). The navy sail training ship, was this the Zenobe gramme??
  2. Congratulations, It is always a relief when all those holes are drilled and filled Beautiful work Ondras
  3. Looks like a home made build of The Golden Hind to me.
  4. Hello, The 2nd cannon is ready. All plastic parts come from my military partsbox, plastic sprue and strips. cannon installed, together with deck beams and knees. A ladder is also built. There is not much room left therefore she is placed between the 2 doors. And: My painting job on the house is ready. I don't like to work on a ladder, i start sweating and get the shaking in my legs. ( Dutch : Ik begin dan te zweten en krijg dan de bibber in de benen ). Thanks for following
  5. Euonymus alatus, known variously as winged spindle, winged euonymus or burning bush Snoeien. (Dutch) Bij deze heester beperkt zich het snoeien tot het weghalen van het aanwezige dode hout, het wegnemen van verkeerd geplaatste takken. Beschadigde of afgeknapte takken snoei je weg tot op een zijtak eronder (als die aanwezig is). Eventuele verjongings snoei: Knip de oudste takken laag bij de grond weg. Pruning. (English) With this shrub, pruning is limited to the removal of the dead wood present, the removal of incorrectly placed branches. Damaged or cut branches should be pruned to a side branch underneath (if present). Possible rejuvenation pruning: Cut the oldest branches low to the ground. Maybe try to remove all the dead wood. And pruning the good branches into shape. And then hope that the plant comes through.
  6. Nice workplace. You still have many models to build.
  7. Good luck, and welcome to MSW.
  8. Good idea to start with a small model. Greetings, and welcome to MSW
  9. Very nice work Fabio. In the 15th and early 16th centuries, there were indeed few ships that had a figurehead. And if they had one, then this was minimal and small.
  10. Thanks for the nice comments. I actually wanted to make wooden spoked wheels. In plastic this was possible, but in wood this was beyond my skills. Meanwhile : Backer is busy painting on the house A nice view from a height of about 8 meters

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