Jump to content
jdbradford

Fair American by jdbradford - Model Shipways - scale 1:48 14-gun Privateer 1778

Recommended Posts

Here are 3 shots after installing the cap rail and my new cradle for building the ship.  The plans showed the cap rail to be 1/16 x 3/16 which seemed very thin at first.  But this is what I used on the bow part using a small sheet of 1/16 I had.  From about frame 4 aft I used some 3/32 strip I had and then filled and finished by sanding some off to make the transition a bit less noticeable.

 

 

Cap rail 1.png

Cap rail 2.png

Cap rail 3.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My next step is the fancy rail and cap.  I have been looking at many of the previously built models of the Fair American and for each one, it seems that the cap rail is done a bit differently on them.  Also, the finish used on this part is also as different as the number of them being built.

 

I am not sure how I want to proceed with this section.

 

Any ideas?

 

Jeff

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

About us

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research

SSL Secured

Your security is important for us so this Website is SSL-Secured

NRG Mailing Address

Nautical Research Guild
237 South Lincoln Street
Westmont IL, 60559-1917

About the NRG

If you enjoy building ship models that are historically accurate as well as beautiful, then The Nautical Research Guild (NRG) is just right for you.

The Guild is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to “Advance Ship Modeling Through Research”. We provide support to our members in their efforts to raise the quality of their model ships.

The Nautical Research Guild has published our world-renowned quarterly magazine, The Nautical Research Journal, since 1955. The pages of the Journal are full of articles by accomplished ship modelers who show you how they create those exquisite details on their models, and by maritime historians who show you the correct details to build. The Journal is available in both print and digital editions. Go to the NRG web site (www.thenrg.org) to download a complimentary digital copy of the Journal. The NRG also publishes plan sets, books and compilations of back issues of the Journal and the former Ships in Scale and Model Ship Builder magazines.

Our Emblem

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research
×
×
  • Create New...