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  1. Hi Mark and Mark. I have a couple of ideals am working on and waiting for some parts to come in the next week and once I put it together will add some photo's here and it may just give you some ideals for doing your's. Gary
  2. Hi Mark and thank you for a reply. What I was thinking was more of a permanent like what I have hooked up to the disk sander and thickness sander. Nice about this set up is when I turn them on the vac also comes on and is stored under the work bench, out of the way. Any way thank you sir. Gary
  3. Hi Hakan and you may sir. I have a 10 inch bandsaw and two small table saw's a Byrnes and a Preac saw and would be lost with out them. The band saw is a Inca that is probably 20 years old give or take 5 year's that I use to rip stock down to a size that can then be used on the mini table saws. If you look to the left of the main table say you will see the Byrnes and Preac saw and on the right side you can see the green band saw. Hope that answer your question sir. Gary
  4. Hi Mark i just used a cable tie or two and just strapped it to the motor. Vibration and heat from the motor doesn't get hot enough to affect the DRO. Question, do you have dust collection hooked up to your lathe or mill? am looking for ideal's to hook up some thing and maybe some one can point me to where I can see some ones hook up. I purchased a dust set up for my lathe from Rockler and am working on a set up for both the lathe and mill as we speak but nothing set in stone at the moment.
  5. Hi Harvey. Am not sure but it may be the 1/72 space shuttle with booster's by Mongram or the Tamiya 1/12 scale Formula 1 MP 4 6 Honda made made i believe in 1991. It seems a little on the hard side to figure out when the kit was made but will take a second look. Gary
  6. Hi Guys and am sorry on the slow response. Christian I really like WNW kits and was sadden when they went out of business. Now it seems the only place to get one is on Ebay and they are asking for almost three times the amount. I did get the Meng kit of the Red Baron plane the Fokker which I do believe comes from WNW. A good kit with lots of detail. Druxey that dust collector has been a life saver helping cut down on the dust in the shop and since all of the wood is cut in the main part of the shop should help's me keep it out of the back room were I have a few books such the swan books. In
  7. 🙃🙃 What, what holes. Dang it, I was hoping no one noticed. Ok back to building.
  8. Some Mark just call it giving a really good friend a hard time and one that has a very good sense of humor but you way of thinking sounds better. Most of the time I have that same condition called complexititus. Now please don't ask me to say that word, did good just typing it out. Gary
  9. Shoot druxey mine was a model T. I drill a hole the size of the trunnion, cut the piece of wood in half at the hole and then taking that same bit, pressing the bit down on top of the copper strip over top of the half hole and I now have a cap square for my cannon. Very interesting Mark. As they say, more then one way to skin a cat. Gary
  10. Thanks Guys. It has taken me a few years, but would you believe me if I told you the shop is alive. I know, sounds kind of dumb, but it has been changing since 2007 when we moved in. I have a couple of photo's showing the way it looked when we moved in compared to how it looks today. Looking at others workshop's and lay out helped me come up with the best lay out. The one thing that has really made the shop a nice place to work is when I added on the the 16' x 15' foot extenson. Am planning on adding internet and a computer to the back room, so I don't have to run in to the house when ever
  11. Mark couldn't you do the same thing that I was talking about for holding the cannons. Take a flat piece of wood and make it the same size as the bottom of the standards with a couple of holes in it. Then you could mark the bottom of the standards, drill the holes and put peg's in them. At the same time use that same flat piece of wood with the holes in it to mark the lay out of the holes on the beams. I know you will come up with some thing. Happy New Year Mark. Gary
  12. Nice job Mark. Just one question sir and was wondering what your using to make your bolt's? Thank you for a real treat. Gary
  13. Hi Clay and thank you for your kind word's. I have a large cyclone in the back room that has been piped in to the main part of the shop which help's keep down the saw dust down along with several smaller vacuum cleaner's under neith the smaller tool's. Even with them I still have to use a vacuum cleaner to pick up the stuff on the floor. Much better then sweeping up which just pushes dust around the shop. It is a on going war through and ever week I go through the shop and put tools and items were they belong and the vacuum up the shop. It does get messes at times which makes finding things a
  14. Mike, Dremel makes a 90 degree attachment for their motor tool and cost is about 30 dollars. They also make a shaft tool that also has a 90 degree attachment but am not sure the cost on that one. I own the motor tool attachment and comes in handy for drilling hole's on the in side of the hull and comes in real handy for drilling all of those holes. Are the straight most of the time no but that's ok, like somebody side they wasn't straight in real life either. Gary
  15. Hi Alex and Mark. Alex your right sir and it is drawn in, being a much later time frame with a few other alteration going on. Mark I wouldn't change a thing sir. When I was going through more plans, I noticed that more was of the type with the stemson going all the way up to the bottom of the upper deck breast hook and no standard, which I believe was the norm untill much later. I did see a couple , later time period that show a standard, with the stemson going all the way up to the bottom of the upper deck breast hook but when you blow them up it looks as if someone had erased the stemson f
  16. Well Mark it may not be the right time frame but, a few years later then Bellona one does show up. Merry Christmas sir.
  17. Hi Alex. Have to agree with you and went through a few plans and saw the same thing. In the contracts, found a couple that said the stemson went all the way up to the upper deck breast hook and others said it stopped at the gun deck breast hook. Some make no mention of the standard at the stemson and others do. it seems to comes down to what your plans might show and how that person may want to do it. Alan has the contract of that ship and plans that shows how this was done and his plan shows the stemson which doesn't go all the way up, which seem to be a commen thing on weither the standard
  18. Mark you could be right and may not of had one in Bellona time but will see what else I can come up with. Things did change through out those years and what happen in Montague time and Bellona time were different. Well Mark seems after a couple of hour's, searching seems to have turn up that looks like she may not had a standard at the stem. As you said one has to be aware of the time frame. Gary
  19. Thank you Mark. Am planning on installing the gundeck guns permanently, and then just work carefully around the barrels sticking out as I proceed. I just haven't found a better way. I did find plans that show the standard and others that had it drawn in. The plan of Alfred shows both the standard and the breast hook and another plan I found shows from above how this was put together. Am not sure what they called it but a metal strap across the front side to strengthen the standard and breast hook. Goodwin is a good source but I try to go beyond what he gives us and look for primary stuff t
  20. Mark I was looking at your last set of photo's and noticed some thing. Was wondering where the standand at the bow against the stem? Am sure they would have had one there. Just wondering good sir. Also you could make a gun platform to help you rig the cannons. Here is what I use to help me get the breach and tackles just right
  21. Merry Christmas every one and may 2021 be a much better year for us all. Happy New year to you, and I do hope you all receive some thing nice from Santa.
  22. Hi Alex. I have gone through your log at least 3 to 4 times and must say your building is as outstanding as the plans your drawing up. I am really enjoying you Anson plans and have finally answer to some question that I have long sought for a answer. Thank you again. I only have a couple of question. Do you by chance have any construction photo's of how you made the scuppers you installed and what material they were made of? If the crew here want a outstanding set of plan's for a 64 gun ship, getting Alex plan is a outstanding investment. Thanks again Alex, look forward to your next update. G
  23. Hi Alan. If you look in Goodwin's book Sailing Man of War on page 108 he says you can see a contract in Deane's Doctrine of Naval Architecture but call's them shoulders of two inch plank under them. This is a contract that was written for a 3rd rate of 1666-7 and is on page117 Am not sure when the name was changed from shoulder to sholes. I did find this in M Stalkartt Naval Architecture 1787 page 228 and says Sholes, Pieces of plank put under the shores where there are no groundways. Now when you get to 1805 in Steel books, such as Steel the Shipwright's vade-mecum 1805, page 151 he say's sh
  24. Hi Mark. No sir I didn't pin them and when I get around to the upper deck I probably will pin them in place. The bolts were made from Amnesia by Sunset, a fishing line black in color and Ed used it in The Naiad Frigate. When I was laying out the holes I just eyed that part to get as close to even looking when you look at them.
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