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  1. Unpacking the box and the process of building the model of the pinky schooner GLAD TIDINGS (1937) by the American kit manufacturer Model Shipways. Here I share my personal impressions of the kit and results.
  2. Just to start with, I have never built a wooden ship model. I use to build WWII model planes but that was way back in my early teen years. I had lots of fun with them so I thought why not at least attempt to see if I could do a wooden ship model. After reading several articles about what would be an appropriate model for a beginner, I settled on the Glad Tidings Pinky Schooner from Model Shipways. Because there have been a number of build logs done with this model, I thought this would be at least a model I might be able to complete. I spent the first six months just putting toget
  3. I selected this kit due to large scale, complex enough but not overwhelming, price and it's a fair looking boat. Started a few days ago with these two books and ordered the kit and an electric plank bender this morning. My biggest problem has always been a lack of patience. I have to 'get r done.'. We'll see how it goes. Where is that darn FedEx guy anyway?
  4. After numerous small builds, I've started a larger build, Glad Tidings. When I first saw the Glad Tidings kit in the Model Expo catalog, I couldn't get past the paint scheme. But then I saw the video Jamie Peghiny posted of the launch of the pinky schooner Ardelle in MSW 1.0. I fell in love with the design of the Pinky and purchased the Glad Tidings kit. What is unusual for this build for me, is this is the first build where there are build logs on MSW I can refer to! These MSW build logs will provide invaluable information! While I'm not one to build per instructions, since
  5. Here we go with ship number 2. I am almost done with the Bounty Launch but wanted to set it aside for now to start something new. I had the Glad Tidings and the Armed Virginia Sloop on the shelf and decided to go with this one. I love the lines of this little schooner. I got it started with no trouble so far. Cutting the rabbit went pretty well. All the bulkheads are in place and the supports are going in. I should have the 2 halves together very soon and will start to plan the planking. I hope to learn as much from this build as I did the Bounty Launch. I will do my best to keep the log u
  6. Started back in April. After cutting the Rabbet and tapering to the bearding line I used magnets and a square to align the bulkheads as I glued them to the keel.
  7. Welcome to the beginning of my Pinky Schooner build log. I am just starting to cut out some parts and clean up the laser char on them. I have added a couple pics of the kit - seems like a good way to start things out. I'll probably be a little slow getting things going here as I'm still working on the MBLS. What I'm doing here now is just pretty much keeping me busy while the stain an varnish dries on the spars for the smack. I will say so far the laser cut parts are pretty nice - easy to pop out from the cards. the wood looks to be of good quality, I don't see anything warped or anything bad
  8. This picture of the center keels with the bulwarks installed shows the first decision I had to make regarding the build. Due to Model Shipway’s manufacturing limitation of 3/16” thick laser cutting, the ¼” thick keel was provided in 2 -1/8” thickness keels to be glued together to obtain the ¼” thickness. The decision I had to make was when to glue the keel halves together, before planking the hull or planking the hull halves then gluing together. I was leaning towards planking the halves separately due to the ease of working with a half that would lay flat on the workbench then realized tha
  9. Hi there: I was not keeping a build log on this boat to this point, and have no photos of the construction of it!! So one might well ask - why bother now?!?! I guess I feel inspired by the new MSW and would like also to help re-populate the forum, even if it is a laggard's log I'm keeping.... I was benefitting greatly from the excellent build log of this same kit by Dan on the old MSW - sorry Dan, I don't remember your last name!! His work was truly top-notch and I took a lot of inspiration from his build. I certainly followed several of his suggestions and valued his i
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