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  1. Thanks for the encouragement! It is nice to see a finished ship. Omar
  2. How time flies. Over 2 years. I did not realize it had been so long. I added a few items to the ship this week: 1. freeing ports made from card stock. I was going to use very thin balsa until I realized how out of scale they would be. 2.The grates at the helmsman station. I had saved some copper screen from who knows what that gave me a reasonable grate at my scale. a 10mm X 10 mm is too small for me to make out of wood. Obviously I did not perish at sea. The ship sits on my work table along with an alien space ship still under construction, but I have been putting my creative time into my 1967 Barracuda. It is finally at the final few adjustments to linkages and I now am ready to do more work on my ship. Omar
  3. I am restoring a 1967 Plymouth Barracuda and it has taken me over 5 years with easy access to parts. What you are doing is AMAZING!!!!
  4. this is a beautiful ship. Congratulations
  5. as usual, I see your work and must make changes to mine Cutty. I have my boats made but I think your clinker method will greatly enhance them. Instead of working on Cutty, I continue to work on my 1967 one owner car. 5 years and very close to completion. 50 years and 200,000 miles (321,868 kilometer) took their toll.
  6. I love the HUGE fins on these Cadillacs. What a challenge, it is a huge car
  7. You have an excellent model. You definitely created a "wooden" ship.
  8. your work is always worth waiting for. and now to go back to my little boats and add more detail. Omar
  9. once again you raise the bar. It is a very satisfying to work smaller and smaller getting finer detail. Welcome back Omar
  10. Hello!! The ship is on my work table and I have been working on other project instead of her. My energy primarily goes to my 1967 Barracuda. It has been a long restoration and I want to start her up this spring. I bought her new and she has over 200,000 miles and had a lot of things to do to get her up and running So I have satisfied the ship itch by watching the work of others Omar
  11. I really like the jig. Being able to screw items to it while making your ship looks extremely helpful I am looking at page 1 for this comment. Great build

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