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Greelt
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Hello to all members of this forum.

I'm new to the ship modeling world.

At the age of seventy i thought it would be a good idea to start a new hobby.

A few days ago i purchased the Occre Trinidad cross section which will be delivered

in a few weeks, in the meantime i am surfing the net for information and found this

great forum which gave me a lot of information.

One question keeps popping up in my mind, a lot of people go to an incredible level

of detail but on a cross section of any wooden ship or windmill i came across nobody ever planks the

underside of decks or floors. Is there a specific reason for that ?

Looking forward to learn a lot more at this forum.

 

All the best

 

Greelt

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Are you asking if there was blanking on the underside of the beams?   If it's just planking the underside of the decking plywood, the plywood would need to be thinned to keep the upper side of the deck in it's proper place.  The catch is, it's pretty hard to see the underside of the deck even on a cross-section.  Below decks, the bulkheads and overheads were usually whitewashed for maximum light distribution.

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