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What's your favorite way to scribe a line in the wood, for example the lines/seams you see on a ships bow piece.

This picture is from the Winchelsea build of Chuck here on the forum, and probably build with separate pieces, but you get an idea about the lines.

I'm busy with a little piece of wood on the deck and I need to have some nice lines on it, but it doesn't go well  :D 



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Without some kind  of computer controlled tool; laser, CNC, your only option is by hand, or you could print a decal.


Make a pattern on a piece of tracing paper, then use a fine pointtool to etch it onto the work piece.

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Thanks for the tip Gregory! I now scribed a line in the wood with a small knife and filled that up with a dark wood filler, and sanded afterwards the excess filler. That seemed to work also quite ok.

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