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I did a few plastic aircraft models and failed two wooden ships as a teenager. Now I'm almost 30, and I decided to take seriously on an hobby to clear off my mind during my doctoral studies. I played around with matches (glue-free) and built a few Ugears models in the last year and found the love for working with wood again :D


However those models are getting a bit simple for me, so I decided to give it a try to ships again. I love models (or in general, artworks) with lots of details, and this seems the best option. Fingers crossed, the third time will be the good one! Thanks to @ccoyle's hints I cooled down my enthusiasm and started with something simple: Occre's Albatros! I see lots of videos/logs about it and I'm looking forward to draw from the experience of the seniors on this forum! If I win over my shyness I may even start a build log myself... let's see. I'll soon start the planking, let's hope everything goes well!


Thanks to everyone keeping this wonderful community running, see you around!


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Another warm welcome from down under Matt.  I'me sure that the help of our members you will be able to complete your next ship model.





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 Thank you for the warm welcome guys 😁


On 12/31/2019 at 6:15 AM, Duanelaker said:

Welcome!  Albatross looks like a great ship, hope to see a log of your own.  I’d love to follow as I have been looking at this kit recently.

After all I decided to start one, here it is: https://modelshipworld.com/topic/22727-albatros-by-bigmatt-occre-scale-1100-first-wooden-ship-build/


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