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Paul Jarman

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About Paul Jarman

  • Birthday 04/11/1954

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  • Location
    Emmer Green, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire,UK
  • Interests
    looking after my dog Cassie. Building model ships both wood and plastic. building model aircraft.

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  1. Such sad news, condolences to Family and Friends. R.I.P Dan, you will be greatly missed. Paul
  2. Welcome to MSW, Look forward to seeing you starting a build log. Paul
  3. SorryI Can't help but someone will I am sure. Are the sheets of plans not to scale? And you can take the measurements from them. This is how I get the measurements for my builds. Paul
  4. I did think about normal stairs myself Bob. You and yours keep safe. Paul
  5. I personaly use primer. I use straight forward sanding sealer if I need to. I Would not prime or seal where the plates are glued on as bare wood will allow the copper to adhere better. This also goes for any areas wherePE will be atached. Paul
  6. Work is progressing well. There are a few mistakes to the model. The spiral staircase did not fit too well, but is mostly hidden so not too bothered. I measured the distance of the posts using the rails. This worked fine, but when I glued them all in place I was out by just 1mm or so. This of course meant that the posts are not a perfect fit by the third deck. Also I glued the top and bottom stiffeners that hold the rails incorrectly. I have put them width up on the second deck by mistake. this has been corrected on the third deck. I was left with a choice of stripping the whole lot down and starting again or excepting that it is wrong. As it does not really show that much I can live with it and will keep as is. Paul
  7. Welcome to MSW JC, I was thinking the same with regards to th nails. They do pull you in and you miss the great job you have done on the hull. Keep up the Good work. Paul
  8. Monday Monday mamas & Papers
  9. Welcome to MSW Martin, Paul
  10. Welcome to Model ship world. Paul
  11. I agree with you on this Kurt, well said. It's so uplifting that people from all over the world who are efectted in some way or another by this horrible virus get comfort from a hobby that brings us together at this time. Stay safe everyone. Paul
  12. Welcome to the wonderful world of wooden ship building Paul. Good job for your first wooden model. Look forward to seeing your build. Paul. That's me Paul not you Paul, be safe Paul. This getting confusing Paul.LOL LOL

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