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About Wahka_est

  • Birthday 11/20/1986

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    Tallinn, Estonia
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    Model ships as you can imagine.

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  1. Maybe to sand them slightly to square? Or maybe thin copper foil under so it looks like copper.
  2. Normal filler will correct those errors for second planking so dont worry about that.
  3. Yes for sure know that. Just visible surfaces are easier to varnish When you can turn and tilt them.
  4. Hi Thank you for the answer. I use it on wood(my Caldercraft Cruser build). Reason for asking is that i remember someone saying its allready there so no varnish isnt needed. But if needed then i should varnish deck fitting before glueing them in place. Vahur
  5. Real nice work on rigging. Do you have picture or something what kind of knot you use to attatch blocks to yard?
  6. Your planking is good for 1st layer. Now you just have to fill those holes. Just a suggestion - maybe try not to push all those nails in. Many of us removes those before sanding and 2nd planking. Sanding wise is a nightmare. For sanding you can also try small delta sander. i have used that for major part and then difficult parts by hand.
  7. Hi Do you varnish admiralty paints (acrylic).It seems that varnish is allready in there. Not painted parts on my Cruiser will be covered with matt Admiralty varnish. Thanks for the help! Vahur
  8. Some update. Have been focusing on hull. Railings now sanded and painted. Bow fittings glued. Some minor paint corrections needed. I disassembled some bow details and painted them black. Looks much better as i dont line plywood edges. Paintscheme-i like it. And nice is that i havent seen same one yet(not that there is many blogs ). Dry fitted deck equipment. Pumps and one grating still to be done. Rudder is also close to installation. As general in pleased with outcome. Have redone some parts that got “hairy” with painting. Still wondering when i should start with varnish. I guess the right answer is now. Eyelets about 40pcs have been painted black so i cant start with those also. Cannons have been complitely off the table so far. Most pieces have been removed from sheets but need sanding etc. QUESTION-as im using admiralty paints, should i varnish painted details. It seems that varnish is allready there as its little white before mixing.
  9. Tnx. When you get addicted to the hobby then you get addicted to tools also. They made huge inprovement in my quality. Shame that i hvent finished any build yet but have 3 so called ongoing Focus is on Cruiser for now.
  10. You are doing a really good job! Looks like really clean and neat!
  11. Im little worried about only using CA as it might not last for years. Maybe before you totally close the hull add PVa to inside where planks meet the frame. I started with CA also but then turned to PVA only. Now i use it only in really difficult situations like glueing 2nd planing stern and bow parts etc. Otherwise good job!
  12. Shellac Sanding sealer primer 500ml transparent by Broma wachs So i ordered this one. Hope it works.

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