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Viking Gokstad by captgino - FINISHED - Artesania Latina - 1/75

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Hi all,

 

I am sorry but I am going to start this build log with a ship already 1/2 completed. The hull was completed and modified the original direction to attempt to do a 'clinker-built' hull.

The results are interesting but I already know that I would do it a different way in a future attempt. Mistakes were made (a few of them) :)

 

My original intention was not to have a build log but like everything in life things change. This idea was to have a quick weekend build for learning and fun. It is all that just not quick (hahaha) ;)

 

Here is the ship as it is today.

 

The box.

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Great job! Your ship is looking awesome :)!

Thank you for your kind comments! I am trying to do my best to do some extra work and details on this ship. I think this is a fun build and adding a few details here and there really make a difference.

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Hi there Elijah. The other ship is my Flyer. I have a build log for it as well. I am taking a break from it to allow the completion of the Viking.

I have to sew sails and furling them. A bit nervous about it :)

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almost there!!

Tonight, I made a stand For the drakkar. I did not like whether they provided with the kit . I attached the sail and prepare Or installed almost all rigging,

Nextstep will be to attach the last 6 Oars, Fix the Sail and maybe some light weathering.

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For now, it will be in my office. :)

So happy to be done and already thinking about my next projects: finish the Flyer and determining the next build.

2 options:

- cross section of the Victory

- Fair American

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