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The 7-Provinciën 1665 by YankeeD - Scale 1:50 - according to drawings by Mr. O. Blom (First wooden scratch ship build)

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The work has stopped for a couple of weeks. Finally I underwent corrective surgery on the righthand. But before it, I was just able to comple some things.

As said I am trying tio finish all on the gun deck.

 

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And the waterpumps..

 

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Then the frontmasttop

 

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And finally the gunport hinges. I am working on a method to build them easily in quantity, production line like..

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I hope to start building again in a couple of weeks. Have a nice weekend!

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Just a short note and update as it has been quite some weeks now. And I do not wat you to think I stopped building ;)

The hand has healed well so we can start building again. But we first went to Down under for 5 weeks I had hoped to visit the Endeavour but is was closed until end of this month.

 

I am still thinking about the mass production of hinges so in the meantime I started working on Het Torentje...

All still dryfit and first test models. And not to my satisfaction but we are getting there. 

 

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Just before we go into the new year a last update. As the coming weeks the warf will be closed.

I was not happy with the gallery and the method of the filling blocks. It put me in trouble for planking. So I went with an early advise of someone to make the bottom parts of 1 piece of layered oak. I used 3 layers of 6mm wide that nicely fits the size and shows an imaginary planking.

The pictures explain the rest I think.

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I am going to fill the last part up and then plank it with same width small pieces.

 

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As a month has gone by lets update. As there were some holidays and some other projects not much has happenend.

I finished the galleries bottomsides. Also the windows under the Spiegel were placed.

Next steps I decided to work on the Fortuining and getting the top side railings in the right shapes.

 

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