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  1. Some painting today. Must say this dark red paint looks very pink to me 😄
  2. Added a coat of sanding sealer/shellac. Will be using this as the finish of some parts and others will be painted.
  3. Not sure if its much of an improvement
  4. Well tonight could've gone better. I was unhappy with how this railing that the bowsprit slots through turned out, so I decided to try pulling it apart to do it again. Should've just left it. Broke of 3 of the corner ends as well as splitting pieces off longitudinally. Manage to glue most of the bits back onto the rail except for one corner. Now to recut the 3 posts and hope I get it square this time
  5. I really like the gun sleds that came with your kit as well as the etched transom piece. Much better than my renard kit
  6. The weeks progress. Fore-deckhouse and cabin. I looked up the names before posting this time lol 😅
  7. Hi Keith this looks amazing I was wondering what is it you’ve placed under the skylight grills, the blackish bit? You may have already mentioned and I might have missed it. thanks Tom
  8. Hi all this is referred to as a skylight in the plans. I assume the area under the brass bars would be glass???? Does anyone have a suggestions on how to get the right look? cheers
  9. Looks really good. Considering this kit for my next build. If I ever finish Le Renard, 15ish years and counting 😂
  10. Finished putting together this grating/hatch/deckhouse thing. I'm sure it has a proper name
  11. Sadly don’t have a drill press. Do have a pin vise and a dremmel

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