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Hoppy

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Hello everyone.

 

My name is Phillip and I have been building models most of my life.  Mostly I built plastic scale models but I also did model railways and even built rc planes when I was younger.  After a significant time away from models because of my career and kids, I am happy to say that I am finally going to have a go at building a wooden ship (something that I dreamt about for a long time).  After a lot of reading and research online I finally decided on Caldercraft's HMS Supply as my first kit.  It did say online that it is a beginner's kit, but it does look very daunting. I hope that my previous skills and patients will help me through the build along with all of the great build logs on this site. 

Now even though there are a good dozen build logs already for this kit, I was thinking of starting my own so that I could get advice easily when (not if) I come into difficulties, so hopefully you will see that soon.

 

Phil

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3 hours ago, Hoppy said:

Now even though there are a good dozen build logs already for this kit, I was thinking of starting my own so that I could get advice easily when (not if) I come into difficulties, so hopefully you will see that soon.

Welcome Philip.

 

I would definitely recommend your own build log. Each build log is unique. 

 

All the best,

Richard.

Richard

Current Build: Early 19th Century US Revenue Cutter (Artesania Latina "Dallas" - messed about)

Completed Build: Yakatabune - Japanese - Woody Joe mini

Member: Nautical Research Guild & Midwest Model Shipwrights

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Mark
"The shipwright is slow, but the wood is patient." - me

Current Build:                                                                                             
Past Builds:
 La Belle Poule 1765 - French Frigate from ANCRE plans                             Triton Cross-Section   

                                                                                                                       USS Constellaton (kit bashed to 1854 Sloop of War  _(Gallery) Build Log

                                                                                Wasa (Gallery)

                                                                                                                        HMS Sphinx 1775 - Vanguard Models - 1:64               

 

Non-Ship Model:                                                                                         On hold, maybe forever:           

CH-53 Sikorsky - 1:48 - Revell - Completed                                                   Licorne - 1755 from Hahn Plans (Scratch) Version 2.0 (Abandoned)         

         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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And good luck with your first wooden ship

Regards, Patrick

 

Finished :  Soleil Royal Heller 1/100   Wasa Billing Boats   Bounty Revell 1/110 plastic (semi scratch)   Pelican / Golden Hind  1/45 scratch

Current build :  Mary Rose 1/50 scratch

Gallery Revell Bounty  Pelican/Golden hind 1/45 scratch

To do Prins Willem Corel, Le Tonnant Corel, Yacht d'Oro Corel, Thermopylae Sergal 

 

Shore leave,  non ship models build logs :  

ADGZ M35 funkwagen 1/72    Einhets Pkw. Kfz.2 and 4 1/72   Autoblinda AB40 1/72   122mm A-19 & 152mm ML-20 & 12.8cm Pak.44 {K8 1/2} 1/72   10.5cm Howitzer 16 on Mark. VI(e)  Centurion Mk.1 conversion   M29 Weasel 1/72     SAM6 1/72    T26 Finland  T26 TN 1/72  Autoprotetto S37 1/72     Opel Blitz buses 1/72  Boxer and MAN trucks 1/72   Hetzer38(t) Starr 1/72    

Modern Russian vehicles 1/72

 

Si vis pacem, para bellum

 
 
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