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La Créole 1827 by archjofo - Scale 1/48 - French corvette

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Thank you for your interest and nice comments.

That pleases me very much.

 

This is how it continues:

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For the boomkins I made the shoulder blocks. In the original, these blocks were 27.1 cm long.

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Thank you Alexander,
for your positive response.

And here it goes on with small steps:

The ropes for the boomkin shrouds were served and the other part prepared.

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The first boomkin shroud was set and the shoulder block at the end of the boomkin was attached.

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The construction report is continued with the rigging of the bowsprit.
It starts with the jib boom footropes.
The jib boom footropes, usually fitted in pairs. They were secured to the 

bowsprit cap.

Here are some pictures:

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Hi Rob,
I wish you a happy Easter and all the others.
Hopefully we all have some relaxing days with nice weather.

 

Here is a quick update to the construction report:

The strop for the preventer bobstay is covered with real leather.

The leather has a thickness of 0,2 mm, self-split.

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Hello

thanks in Advance for the nice comments and the LIKES.

 

To be continued:

Other tackle elements for the bowsprit were manufactured and installed. There are then later fixed different stays.

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I show step by step how to dress a strop with genuine leather.

First step:

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Second step:

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Third step:

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Fourth step:

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On 4/24/2019 at 12:25 PM, archjofo said:

@Erebus and Terror

 

Hi, 

thank you for your positive feedback.

It´s real goatskin, which I bougt on the internet.
Since this leather is much too thick for this use, I have split it with a simple device.

You can do that here see: LINK

 

Amazing. Thank you for the tip. I will have to use it!

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For the bowsprit shrouds, thimbles must be spliced in eyes.
Here are the first and then the second attempt.
The rope is in the original 43 mm thick, in the scale 1:48, however, 0.9 mm.
Look at the pictures:

 

First attempt:

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Second attempt:

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Very impressive at the size you are working in. Your tool, is that made from a syringe needle?

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Posted (edited)

Thanks for the many LIKES.

The bowsprit shrouds and the preventer-bobstay with chain have been completet in the meantime.

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The bowsprit shrouds with eye splices, the bobstays and the preventer-bobstay with chain were installed so far. The lashings are only made firm if everything fits.

The bobstays are covered with leather.

The conclusion of the leather coats was secured with a closed band.

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Posted (edited)

Hello,

thank you very much for the LIKES.

Currently I do the bowsprit gammoning.

The left handed ropes with a diameter of 0.9 mm were made on my own rope walk.

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Here is the order for attaching the bowsprit gammoning:

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Quelle: Mondfeld - Historical Ship Models

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Hi johann,

The next and the latest version of this work should be growing miniature trees in bonsai style, then cutting and using them... 🙂

I follow with admiration...

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