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About Edwardkenway

  • Birthday 12/29/1964

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    Draycott Derbyshire England
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    History any era but mainly 18th /19th century, wargaming but not so much now

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  1. Hello LS, yes I bought these plans from NRG for $5 = £4.34. I hope to make everything but the cannon, rigging yarn, blocks and deadeyes but we will see if I can manage this. It's going to be quite a challenge but I have no time constrictions on this build, it will be as and when. Thanks for looking in. Cheers 😀
  2. Hi all, The borrowed jigsaw did the job and then had 2 or 3 hours with old trusty cutting the b/h . I've dry fitted them to the keel former and there is quite a bit of tweaking to do. I must say although it's still using a saw it made a change from cutting the components for the x section frames. I'm gonna need a bigger table!! If I'm going to do more of this type of build I got to get a band saw or a scroll saw, it was a lot of cutting.
  3. Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan/ Adele
  4. Hi LS That little extra you've just done with the anchors is just great. Good work. He told you !!😋😅
  5. Hi all, so started to cut bulkheads out but found that I can't get my trusty coping saw in as there is to much board, I think I will borrow my dad's jigsaw to rough cut them and then do the precision cut with old trusty. Til then cheers.
  6. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out - Otis Redding
  7. Hi all, had 2 or 3 hours on my cross section mainly cutting frames and assembling them. I've only got four more to make, but as my decking timber has not arrive yet I'm not going to rush them. This is because I've found that when rushing thing go wrong, and that's why my last two frames were cut out twice with one of them going in the scrap box. Well till next time, Cheers
  8. Hi LS., thanks for looking in. This one is a bit slow moving at the moment. I have started the cross section. It's in the group projects for Triton, then cross sections. To be honest that is not going any faster but it is a great learning experience. Cheers
  9. I'm The Face - The High Numbers /The Who
  10. Finally managed to resize and print the centre board. I'm going to be cutting it and the bulkheads out tomorrow, then dry fit to see if everything is ok .

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