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HMS Blandford Cross-section POF by SigEp Ziggy - 1/48 scale

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Until now, my modeling experience has been in plastic. This will be my first attempt on a 'plank on frame' build in wood.  Wish me luck!

 

These are the woods I will be using, subject to change.  Also, I have started working on the frame jig.

 

 

 

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Thanks Jo!

I like classic movies and if you ever saw 'African Queen' with Humphrey Bogart, he has a line and I hope I quote it correctly "... I'm kind of a jack of all trades, a master of none." That's me! so we will see if all my talents in the real world, translates to modeling.

Shane

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I needed to cut the 1/4 thick boards down to 3/16.  I don't have a thickness planer so a had to set-up my benchtop bandsaw to do the job.  I will have to sand the cut side.  I printed the first of the double frames.  The red frame will glue to the blue frame to make Frame 1.

 

 

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Hello Shane

 

Now that saw I do like, I could cut some frozen meat on that ha-ha-ha.

 

Now I am a bit worried about the fist part, you are not making a cage for me are you so you can take me to the vets ha-ha.

 

Sorry but hey you are doing a great build.

 

Jo.

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I'm looking at your building fixture. It appears to be an upside down version of 'Hahn's' building style, which means that you will actually be building it right side up!    

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tmj,

I think it is because this is not a laser cut part, is Hahn's a laser cut kit or just a style of building?  So, I have seen builds where it is built upside down, but those had laser cut jigs.

Ziggy

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Hello Shane

 

I am very pleased that I make you smile and I hope I continue to do so as long as someone feeds me and pats me on my furry head or even a wee tickle under my chin I will be fine, meow, meow 😼.

 

Jo.

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16 hours ago, SigEp Ziggy said:

tmj,

I think it is because this is not a laser cut part, is Hahn's a laser cut kit or just a style of building?  So, I have seen builds where it is built upside down, but those had laser cut jigs.

Ziggy

 

Hahn is a style.  So called "upside down" and he also stylized the spacing on the ribs.  There was one (I think) kit maker and one timbering set maker who used the Hahn style that I know of.

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tjm, 

Thank for the info, I have seen them built that way, thought it was the way the jig is setup.

 

Thanks Jo,

You're always such a playful kitty.  Love your work on the mast and bow sprite.

 

I have an update myself.  Got this from Amazon today!  Also, I started working on the keel and Frame 1, AND I discovered that the jig drawing and the keel drawing don't lineup.  I was smart enough to not cut the jig to size and allow some room for adjustment.

 

 

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Jo, 

 

It is a X-Y attachment for my drill press.  It will move the part I'm working on North and South (Y) as well as East and West (X).  So, for $40, I now have a mill.  My drill press will be doing triple duty as a drum sander as well.  More to follow.

 

Shane xoxo

 

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On 11/25/2019 at 11:01 PM, mtaylor said:

Hahn is a style.  So called "upside down" and he also stylized the spacing on the ribs.  There was one (I think) kit maker and one timbering set maker who used the Hahn style that I know of.

There is only 'one' source of Hahn's style 'kits' that I personally know of, and they're only short kits supplying few laser cut parts, plans and the raw materials for you to layout and cut your own frames from... http://www.a wood supplier.com/shipkits.html

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True.   They call them "timbering sets".... wood enough to do the framing and I think still a set of plans with them.  As for plans, one has to snail mail the Hahn family.  I suppose, someone with some time, could scan any plans and create their own Hahn style set.

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Hello Shane

 

I am lost for words my friend, you are sooooooo gooooooooood.

 

Wish my build was as nice and clean also crafted like yours.

If you carry on like this you will not be talking to me 😢.

 

Jo xx.

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Jo,

 

Bite that prickly tongue of yours, your work is beautiful and I'm just getting started.

 

Anyhow, thank you for your encouraging comments. 😽

 

Shane

 

BTW Thanks for all the likes everyone!

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