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  1. Thanks I will test that. Once i completed my 2nd planking on my Granado i will start Working on the Diana again 🙂
  2. Thanks alot, it wouldnt had been possible without your help and introducing me to the "Chuck-method" for pre bending planks. Tanganyika is a bit softer than walnut and you have to be really carefull when bending it in the "wrong" direction so it dont splinter or even breaks. After sanding the surface feels extremely smooth. Not sure yet exactly how it will look. It will be interesting to see it after I painted the lower hull white and applied poly.
  3. 2nd planking is going quite well. I have been using thick CA to avoid pinholes. It took some practice to get used to it but now i find it easy to work with.
  4. I was thinking the same thing. Shouldnt the shrouds be one of the first things to assemble before adding everything on top?
  5. Thanks för the update. That will be one of The more interesting buildlog för this whole forum. My heart wants you to work quicker so it can be released next week.... but my brain tells me i Will likely not be able to take on a larger project for several years due to what i am already building 😛
  6. I did start with the 2nd planking from the bottom just to see how it will look like with Tanganyika. Its abit different to work with this Wood. I will paint this White in the end so i can still change my mind. So should I continue with this?
  7. Thanks, first time I do this. Its not perfect but i am ok with the result.
  8. Still have some finetuning to do, but next is to start the deck planking.
  9. Decided to cut this board in two pieces to make it easier to handle. My new Proxxon table saw made it very easy. However, while one of the sides fitted perfectly, the other one didnt line up... should i be worried about the hull not being straight?
  10. Time to take the final decision on going with Walnut or Tanganyika for the 2nd planking....?
  11. Done! Its abit messy with CA all over the place. Any suggestions on how to clean it?
  12. Thanks, yes I bought a used issue form Amazon UK... but unfortunately it was shipped from US and took a very long time to get. I also had to pay extra because of coming from the outside of EU. My AOTS Diana was much easier and cheaper to get. I Think I will try to get the Bellona issue at one point as well.
  13. Lower deck finished... this will basically not be seen when the model is completed but Good to see how the supplied mtrl looks like. I have bought my own maple for the next deck.

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