Jump to content
ubjs

Hello from Sweden

Recommended Posts

Hi, I´m Urban and this is what my little(?) boatyard looks like:

Corel, Sloop, the first build, the planking needs to be redone from the beginning.

Sergal, Sciabecco, planked once and started a second lap, scrap?

Mantua, Viking boat, worth building?

Dumas, motorboat, very simple construction, worth building?

Nordic atlast, Mariefred, made new keel and new ribs in 4 mm plywood.

Nordic atlast, Vega, glued keel and ribs. Build it even in scale 1:45.

Billing boats, Norden, planked.

Billing boats, Phantom not started.

Billing boats, Vasa, not started.

Billing boats, Arnanes, set up the ribs.

Billing boats, Gothenburg, not started.

Bluejacket, Swampscott dory, rebuild?

Bluejacket, Smuggler, the hull needs to be built on to the bottom.

Bluejacket, Friendship sloop, once planked.

Bluejacket, Spray, not started.

Amati, Swedish gunboat, made the hull and parts of the deck.

Artesania Latina, Vasa, not started.

Occre, Santisima Trinidad, cross-section, built two decks approx.

Ongoing construction, Swedish gunboat, Santisima Trinidad, Vega.

 

What I have built clearly are three planed hulls.

 

When I started this hobby, the idea was to build a model of the Vasa ship and I quickly realized that I had to learn by building other boats.

It is very easy to buy a boat model and unfortunately quite easy to start it too but then it becomes more difficult. A question, should I start building logs even if I´m not sure that I will finish the build?

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome to Model Ship World!

 

Yes, please start build logs, even if you’re not sure the build will be finished.

 

If you run into problems, there is lots of experience here and everyone here is very helpful.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
9 hours ago, ubjs said:

should I start building logs even if I´m not sure that I will finish the build?

    Who can say just how long any of us have on this earth?  Our very existence is always subject to coming to an abrupt end when we least expect it!  I feel that if we all lived our lives avoiding doing the things that we like to do just because we aren't sure if we can finish them, none of us would be able to enjoy what time we do have and would never be able to get anything done at all. 

    I have listed many projects that I look forward to doing below, that realistically I probably wont be able to, but I fully intend to give it a good try anyway!  Do your logs and enjoy another facet of modeling, you will find that we all try giving advice on how to get through the difficulties that more than likely many of us have already run into. :D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello from the other side of the world. I too set about to build the VASA. After seeing it in Stockholm thirty years ago. Most unlikely now since I have many unfinished scratch ships now at different stages of completion. (All un done)!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Welcome to MSW mate. Yes, by all means start a build log. The guys here are just so knowledgeable and helpful, should you run into any problems/issues I am sure there is someone here who can help you out.

 

Mark

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

About us

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research

SSL Secured

Your security is important for us so this Website is SSL-Secured

NRG Mailing Address

Nautical Research Guild
237 South Lincoln Street
Westmont IL, 60559-1917

About the NRG

If you enjoy building ship models that are historically accurate as well as beautiful, then The Nautical Research Guild (NRG) is just right for you.

The Guild is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to “Advance Ship Modeling Through Research”. We provide support to our members in their efforts to raise the quality of their model ships.

The Nautical Research Guild has published our world-renowned quarterly magazine, The Nautical Research Journal, since 1955. The pages of the Journal are full of articles by accomplished ship modelers who show you how they create those exquisite details on their models, and by maritime historians who show you the correct details to build. The Journal is available in both print and digital editions. Go to the NRG web site (www.thenrg.org) to download a complimentary digital copy of the Journal. The NRG also publishes plan sets, books and compilations of back issues of the Journal and the former Ships in Scale and Model Ship Builder magazines.

Our Emblem

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research
×
×
  • Create New...