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Although I had started a couple of other kits, they had to put aside because reasons. So I'm concentrating on this kit and I'm going to try to see it through to the end. I like Occre products a lot. The full color photos and quality of parts is excellent. I could probably go a little further with this tonight but I'm hoping to get some feedback on my progress so far, in case anything needs to be fixed/adjusted before I do anything else. Instructions can be viewed here: Palamos instructions Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
Well, here is my first build log. I haven't gotten very far over the last couple of weeks, but it's a start! I will warn you, my nautical terms are severely lacking, so feel free to correct me if I am wrong, or don't know the proper term. First up I glued all the frames together using aluminum angle to keep everything square. Adding the planking to the deck. I found the wood to be very dry and quite fragile. I believe it's sapele. Trimmed up the planks and glued the deck to the frames. Everything lined up pretty well. Did some p
Hi, I've took the plunge and started! Being as this is my first build, I'm a bit nervous at displaying my lack of skill, but I think these build logs are very interesting. I'm hoping mine will be as well - even if only to serve as a warning to others! I read the guide on here about kit selection, as there are so many to choose from I was getting a bit over-whelmed by it all. The advice seemed very sensible, so I went with one of the suggestions and went for the Palamos by OcCre. It seems that there are no build logs for this ship a