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HMS Winchelsea (1764) 32 gun frigate GROUP PROJECT INFO

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You can link to the HMS Winchelsea Group Project here.....Click Here

 

This group is just getting started and we encourage all of you join.  This is a wonderful introduction to scratch building techniques.   You can scratch build this entire project or buy some  portions of it as laser cut parts.  You only buy those parts that you need and if you are comfortable building them from scratch or willing to try, this is the perfect project to learn those skills.

 

This model is 1/4" scale and plank on bulkhead in design.  The completed model will be 38" long in this scale.

 

If you have any questions about this group before joining...please reply to this topic and ask away.   

 

As this project is just getting off the ground, if you are planning to join, can you please start a build log for it now so we can get a better idea of how many will be participating.  This will give us time to make sure we have enough parts in stock should folks want to buy them.  Thank You.  It would be a big help.

 

Please start a log in the group just under my prototype build log and let us know how you plan to build the model.  Will it be 100% scratch built?   Will you be using Yellow cedar?  Boxwood?  or other wood species?  Will you be sticking with the 1/4" scale?   

 

As soon as we can add the access to the NRG store....click here....we will start granting access and get this group started.

 

 

Chuck

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I just received word that the group is now officially open.

 

To get access one must go to the NRG Store  and supply your Model Ship World (MSW) user name and proceed to pay the $15 access charge. Upon receipt of the payment the NRG Office will notify Chuck to grant access to you.  Chuck will permit access by sending you an invitation to the private downloads area.  Please allow a few days as Chuck is the only one able to provide access.  You will see your invitation in the notifications area at the top of the screen.  Its the same place that notifies you if there are replies to topics you are following etc.  Once you click on your invitation you will be taken to a screen that says "Accept Chucks invitation"  Or "turn down Chucks invitation".

 

DONT click on "turn down invitation".  Click the other one.  :)

 

Once you have access you can access and download the plans at any time – your access is perpetual.

 

We are excited to bring this project and hope to see some new build logs soon.  Please start one and join in on all the fun.

 

 

If you have trouble finding the HMS Winchelsea downloads area after getting your invitation please contact Chuck via PM. 

 

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy modelling!!!!

 

and DONT FORGET TO READ THE COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT.    By joining the group you agree to abide by the use policy rules set up for the of the plans.

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Almost forgot....those of you who wont be building this model entirely from scratch but want to buy the laser cut parts,  you will see them in stock on my Syren store buy this weekend.  

 

Click Here to access the Winchelsea store page for any laser cut parts, carvings, cannon and other materials.   These will pop up for sale as I progress with the prototype model.

 

I am going to start by stocking the laser cut packages for the first two installments in Alaskan Yellow Cedar.  I will hold off on making the Cherry versions.  But if you would prefer to build it in Cherry,  let me know here.   Because if there are no takers, I will just concentrate on keeping the Cedar versions in stock.   Production time is limited.

 

Plywood bulkheads will take longer to stock as I am outsourcing those.  I should have them in a couple of weeks.  But if you own a scroll saw.  Try cutting them yourself on some 1/4" ply.   You will learn a lot and save a lot.

 

Chuck

 

 

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We have had about 20 people sign up.....but only a few have started their build logs.  As I said before, it would be a HUGE help if you guys who joined would start your build logs.  I realize there are a lot of plans collectors out there....but please, if you plan on actually building the model, can you start your build logs and let me know if you plan on using any of the laser cut parts during the build.   I dont have a lot of time in the shop for production with many things to laser cut.   It would seriously help me out knowing how many sets I need to cut.

 

And remember, do not pass these plans along to other builders after you sign up.  These are for your own personal use ONLY.   That wouldnt be in the spirit of the project.  I have already had one request for parts from someone who hasnt signed up but said he was given the plans.   That isnt good.   Its taking advantage of the spirit of the project.   Its only $15 for crying out loud!!!  I cant catch a break.

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i think i have to pass at this time, i need to finish wag a have on the table...

but in the future i wil get on it😊 its a fantastik model☺and i want miss it

 

svein erik

 

 

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Posted (edited)

Building the Winchelsea is in my projects but not right now. I'm currently finishing the Queen Anne Barge and have the Medway longboat in the starting blocks 😊

I do not have the necessary tools (no scroll saw, table saw or mill) for the moment. I will probably  wait on the plywood bulkhead set as the purchase of a scroll saw is currently not planned.

I would also use the laser cut parts.

 


 
Edited by JpR62

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Great...that is all I need to know Jean-Paul.   And by the way, I should have the first installment of laser cut parts available by this evening and in stock.  Ten sets.  I do also have one set of bulkheads which I will list in my store as I await the next batch.  I should have the second installment of laser parts in stock by Monday.   

 

Chuck

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Chuck, I have downloaded the plans, but am forcing myself to finish my other projects first before starting.  I should be good to go around 2030.  I'd do 100% scratch, anyway (also thinking about reducing everything and creating a mini-model out of this).

 

Alan

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Just purchased the plans from the NRG store.

Looking forward to the forum and build!

Thanks Chuck for all your hard work.

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You are very welcome.  I hope you will build her and start a build log.

 

Chuck

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Posted (edited)
On 8/10/2019 at 12:51 PM, Chuck said:

You are very welcome.  I hope you will build her and start a build log.

 

Chuck

Planning to start the build as soon as  finish my whaleboat

And I will start a build log!  😊

Edited by RBohlman

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There are about 15 members who were given access and invited to the downloads forum.  But they havent accepted yet.  Remember, you must click on the invite in your notifications and click "accept".  Otherwise you wont have access.

 

Your notifications are at the top of the screen.  It looks like a little globe and its where you get all of your other notifications.  Its real easy to do.

 

At least I thought it would be for folks, LOL :D.  

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There are now about 25 members who were invited to the downloads forum.  But they havent accepted yet.  Remember, you must click on the invite in your notifications and click "accept" or "join".  Otherwise you wont have access.

 

Your notifications are at the top of the screen.  It looks like a little globe and its where you get all of your other notifications.  Its real easy to do.

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Hi Chuck, I just got the Chapter 1 &2 parts, some cedar for ripping planks, and want to try laser cutting my bulkheads- is it possible to get the outlines as Illustrator files? I can import the PDF into LightBurn but only get the first page. Will start my build log too, while I’m finishing up a 1:48 Surprise.

cheers- Scott

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