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Michael Adams

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  1. Louie - Here is what I found about her. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schooner_Te_Vega#Navy
  2. Louie - honestly never thought about it. I knew it was like the first build of its name, so I knew I wouldn't recognize it from its more recent build, but the only ships that look like mine, are other models. I am now very curious. It is supposedly a historic ship. I'm going to have to do more research now. Thanks for pointing it out...I think. This may cause me more consternation than the rigging. 🤔 Michael
  3. Hmmm, not real comfortable posting pics. If I felt better about what I have done so far, it would be better. Here it is so far. Remember, this is my first wooden model.
  4. Hello all - As a small town kid from Oklahoma, I joined the US Navy to see the world. 25 years later, I retired and still love the sea. I have always wanted to build a wooden model ship and with Coronavirus keeping me away from work, I decided to give it a shot. As I currently live in England, I am interested in US and Royal Navy ships. I am currently working on the USS Albatross and am happy with my progress. I probably should have started on a beginner level, but as I grew up a woodworker, I thought I could be successful at intermediate. I am currently working on the rigging and whew, t
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