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HMS Blandford by DocBlake - Cross Section - Scratch Built - 1/32 Scale - FINISHED

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On 3/2/2019 at 2:26 PM, DocBlake said:

This will be my build log for a project I've been building, on and off for some time.  The cross section is of the HMS Blandford, a 20 gun Sixth Rate frigate launched in 1720 and represents a small segment of the ship at the level of the main mast.  Included are the mast, the well and shot lockers, chain pump as well as elm tree pump details and weather deck details including 2 cannons.  The model will be plank on frame with hull planked down to the wales.  There are two decks.  As I usually do, I hope to use no paint or stain (or at least as little as I can!).

 

The plans are based on "The 20 Gun Ship Blandford" by Peter Goodwin, one of the AOTS series.  The plans were drawn by one of my cyber friends, Mike41 who posts here.  He did a great job.  Although there are some simplifications in the framing (no chocks or scarfs in the hull frames, for example) the plans are fairly close to the AOTS drawings.  The second photo shows the cross section's location in longitudinal view.

AOS Blandford.jpg

Blandlong.jpg

Good Day

I would be interested in this build; if plans are available could they be sent to Bikerbob@magma.ca

thank you

Robert

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