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  1. Here is great video as answer to our question:
  2. It is not clear what is your problem. I suggest you to accompany your questions with pictures / sketches. What you want to align your ports against ? Are you cutting your own ports or you have ready port frames to align?
  3. I use acrylic paints only on models. Tiny size brushes are widely available. Smallest I got were sizes 0/20, 0/10, 0/5. I would not use oil paints as they dry forever, difficult to clean up or correct.
  4. Looking at seller sites where they sell logs of boxwood I was stunned with their high pricing. If logs are cut in sheets and strips for modelling they will cost by weight as gold. I had not chance seeing actual boxwood. Why boxwood is so popular among modellers?
  5. I entered your question into google search and immediately got many answers. here is the top one: https://www.rarewoodsusa.com/boxwood-lumber/
  6. I had seen same ad but could not figure out what to use this jig for.
  7. First question to ask oneself is "do I really need it?"
  8. Great site! Condensed Roman RR Gold is just what I would use but unfortunately they do not have it.
  9. Never mind. I fount this on YouTube. This is what I knew as a "carbon paper". I used it when I was a kid. Apparently here even a white colour variety exists. I believe this method would be usable with large letters about 10 mm tall.

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