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This is my first build log on MSW , and second scratch built boat, both lockdown projects. Why Orca? It’s arguably the most iconic movie boat of all time, with all the associated romance of being a star in a huge film. It’s also a huge challenge, and a good test of the many modelling skills I have to learn to enable me to move on to more complex builds. Talking of romance, January 1st 1976 was the first date I had with my wife of 38 years – we went to the cinema – guess what we watched? So that’s why it has a special memories for me! The research for Orca h
neilm posted a topic in - Build logs for subjects built 1901 - Present DayMissed the slow explanations and details on this build. First scratch boat build, thanks to other info and build help on this. A lot of copying but still so challenging. Will post regularly as I build. Fingers crossed.
So here is my first build log on my first scratch built wooden boat model. This is a 35" replica of the Orca boat from the movie Jaws. I started with a set of the Paul Tritle blueprints, They're a good starting point for this project......I get a little anal over details, so things are changing already from the prints. These blueprints can be purchased here: http://www.patscustom-models.com/boatplans.htm I got ahead of myself on the build before I started the build log but I'll keep it updated as I go along now.
Hello my Friends, Since my new job assignments has left me with very little time for research and building, I have decided to do a "FUN BUILD" , since I like to build more then research. I have decided to venture into the realm of "REMOTE CONTROL" boating. Since I know nothing of R/C'n I am getting myself into a lot of trouble here. Scratch building the boat will be easy. It's the R/C stuff that will be a pain. My kids have been bugging me to build one so I have decided to build "THE ORCA" from one of my most favorite movies...."JAWS". Once completed i already have another R/C boat waitin