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svein erik

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  1. yust finish the corronsdas rigging (rope coils is not on board yet) some dry fittings again before i get some more detalj on the deck fittings. fore me this part of the work on syren is the most fun parts😉 its now everything comes together !!
  2. hi its not a fishingvessel,or..... wel in ww2 this ship laid a cable in the habur (us) to prevent enemy sub comming in, there were also guns on the deck etc. but am not building the peqout at this time frame but from the time 1908 . all the info can be read at the indicator loop. Indicator Loop Cable Laying Ship USCG Pequot
  3. started the rigging of the 8 first corronadas, its small....... thanks for the tweezers..LOL😉 svein-erik
  4. am now back .... all the corronadas is now onboard ready to be rigged, i have prodused the rigging ropeso i hope i get all this dunn soon😊 svein-erik
  5. thanks for the coments and likes😊 working working....... i have carve out the bearding line and also make the keel/stem peases . the stem peases has to be reduse ,but i can do this later when it sitt propper on the backbone. the wood i used is black thorn and it soft/hard but it wil be coverd later with plating. my nex thing is to glue all toghether and then start to make some filler peases etc and also a beuilding board . t think this is going to be a fun projekt with no mistake.... LOL svein-erik
  6. you can also use the glass stuff for plastic models/ or you can cutt out some sheet from copy paper, (transparange) its ruff on ome side and blanco on the other side if you use set the ruff side out you cant see inn . this can be glued on from the inside . there is some thing else also to use ... the clue stutt the use on windows /bathroom windows to prevents everione to see inn when you take a bath... can also bee used😊 svein-erik
  7. Hi the backbone is now nerly finish, yust need to cut out the slots. The backbone is made of 4 peases with taps. All the frames are cut out also ,the slots need to be cut out here also etc, I did resive the book I orderd a wile ago (us coast guard and revenue cutters by Donald L.Canney ) When all of the frames are finish its then time to dry fitt them all and start carving the bearding line and stem/keel pieces. Svein.erik
  8. hi😊 am learning by doing.. so my question is how to determine the frame length from the drawings? svein erik
  9. hi Ed, i do not have words..... its amazing build and its goimg to take me some time to read all of your build log. take care😊 svein.erik
  10. Ok, am now underway 😲 am working on the templates for the frames, some plywood (6mm) has arived today ..more is coming. The backbone wil be in tree peases. There is alot to do before I cut out the frames ,but when thats dunn I wil post photo! Svein.erik
  11. this is so grait to see, as a amature builder it grait to see how it dunn in photo , i have learnd so many things from your photos and gydings how to make it (items) and this make me want to do better and learn more . am not a good bilder as you ,but you make it so simpel to get to understand it ,and that hetps alot😊!! svein erik
  12. Ok. Am starting this log because I have deside to build this steam cutter , am still working on the plans , in 1:48 scale this ship vil be about 105 cm long and about 20 cm wide the hull wil be made of wood and planking , the orginal is steel but I wil use silver tape for the steel plating with nails. there wil also be alot of metal sheets to soldering . for now I orderd the book, us.coast guard and revenue cutters 1790-1935.by Donald L.Canney and orded som birchwood plywood for the frame (6mm) Here is the first photo of my big prodjekt Svein.erik
  13. Hi am starting with chuck's cheerful, the boxwood version I wil use chuck's yellow cedar for this prodjekt and also use chuck spilling metod with lining off hull. am working on the frames and at this time is dry fittet. started also with the boxwood keel parts Svein.erik

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