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  1. Greettings dear Gery. Yes, you are right, this is the color of the oil- coated pear tree. Pear tree wood is one the my favourite. My best regards.
  2. Amazing work. Among everything else I would like to point out a mastery work with paint and the skills in making material loook vintage. It looks very authentical. My best regards, Alexander.
  3. I’ve made the mast hoop. I couldn’t find the brass of the required diameter, instead I had a bronze wire. I had troubles while blackening. I had to buy a special solution, which solved the problem.
  4. I made cables, and i’m starting assembling the spars. I started with bowsprit, finished assembling anchor bitt and some small pieces
  5. I'm very glad you found my working experience interesting. My best regards.
  6. I’ve made a fit check, on a dry. I’ll assemble it later, with the rigging.
  7. Jack-pins. I found the technology of making jack-pins in the report of Uriy Kimborovich (bim), that he used for his schooner “Izmail”, for what I’m very grateful to him. I made a simple device out of the materials I had. Material - pear tree. Firstly I prepared the bars of the desired diameter, and so as not to waste too much material (for the support fixture in the collet) I was carving from a long rod, as the length of the coordinate table would allow me.
  8. Thank you very much, Colleagues for such a high evaluation of my work. My best regards. Alexander
  9. Dear Keith, The hull of the yacht is of an amazing quality and beauty. And I think so too, that it would be a pity to hide it under the paint. I wish you inspiration in your work. My best regards.
  10. Before the soldering, the adjacents parts were grinded off. Afterwards - blackening and assembling.
  11. And then I proceed using the technology of the master-classes. I decided to solder at the big diameter, because when the dead-eye is swaged, the deformation in this area is minimal and the probability of damaging the solder is less.
  12. In order to make metal pieces of lashing cleat- dead eyes I have made a small rim out of a small -diameter bolt.

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