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Some time ago, intrigued by the new monograph by Delacroix I ordered a copy of this Corvette I started to study a little the plans and I want to try to build it. I decided, before setting up his yard, to work to one of the most difficult to escape unscathed (at least for me) in carpentry construction: the oarlocks hawse. The basic idea is to build the hull in pear and the topsides above the waterline, ebony for the stem and stern. The first step was to build the first rib: To get the right angle for di
Hello friends of the smaller ships out of the line of sight of the three-decker-enthusiastic public! An additive foreword: Due to my working situation I am parttime in the NL in a small hotel without any possibilities to model anything. And the problem is for me being so tired that I'm not able to concenreate to do anything more than monkey work or pure reading. But in the other hand there is nothing to do elsewhere in town - so I'm forced to stay in my hotelroom filling my time. (I do not use the TV due to semireligious matters.) By reading Ian McLaughlan's fant
Hello. I'm building L'Amarante, a french corvette, at 1/40 scale, a bit smaller than the original on the monograph (1/36) by Gérard Delacroix. I'm using pear wood and ebony, by now. I've done the keel and the stern frame (except the fashion pieces and its upper parts). This model has got 52 frames. I've started from stern (52) to stern (1). Best regards.