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Hi All,
 

Well here is my Triton Cross Section build pictures up to the point of the

crash of 2013. I don’t have the text but I do have all the pictures.

 

Just a recap. All of the frames are cut from cherry. The inboard planking

to the lower gun deck beams is also cherry. The outboard planking
from the keel to the wales is Pau Marfim. The wales are cut from ebony.

The gun deck framing will be cut from boxwood and that’s about all I’ve

decided for now.

 

So here are the pictures up to the current update. If you
have a question along the way let me know and I’ll attempt to clarify.

 

The first group here is the keel assembly then various frame pieces either ready for cutting or cut out.

 

 

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Here are some frames in various points of assembly.



 

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Here is the framing jig base and all of the completed frames first

temporarily placed to check them and then assembling them in the jig.

 

Also the last two pictures show the completed assembly removed from the framing jig.



 

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Here is the start of the inboard planking

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Here is the wales and hull planking 

 

I found 1 picture I forgot to repost and added it to the end. It shows the strip

I used to line up my treenail marks. :blush:

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Looking great rusty...thanks for posting the log once again.  I am sure our members will be glad to see it take shape once again.

 

Chuck

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Rusty

 

Glad you re-posted. I'll be following the build. It's looking good.

 

Ron

Ron

 

 

Current Build: H.M.S. Triton Cross Section 1:48

 

Why is it that I always find out the best way to do something is after I have already done it the wrong way? - Me

 

 

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Rusty:

This is a really great looking model. Thanks for sharing it with us.

 

Russ

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Thanks all. It's great to be back.

 

 

Coming up I'll be talking about treenailing the
inboard planking. I used a Dremel Stylus, with lithium-ion battery, that I
received for my birthday. Thanks to the Admiral for that one.

 

 

So having used it only occasionally so far I thought I would put to the test.

I gave it a full charge and then started drilling treenails. Over several days

I drill over 1100 treenails without recharging. Finally before I reached the

1200 mark the charge gave out. I couldn't have been more pleased. Now I

have a good sense how much drilling I can do before losing a charge. And

quite honestly I don't see a time I would drill that many treenails without

stopping so that adds a bit of comfort.

 

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So now here I have the start of a row of trenails.

 

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And now here are all the treenails added and sanded down.

 

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Now awhile ago it was mentioned to me that I had not added the holes and

cuts for the limber boards. As they were not on the original plans I didn't

give them a thought. After looking at some other builders who did include

them I though I'd give it a go.

 

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Not as good as Chad's and some of the others but I'm happy.

 

Well that brings me up to date and now it's on to framing the lower gun deck. :)

 




 

 

 



 

Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Rusty,

 

The treenails and limber boards look great. 

Mark
"The shipwright is slow, but the wood is patient." - me

Current Build:                                                                                             
Past Builds:
 La Belle Poule 1765 - French Frigate from ANCRE plans                             Triton Cross-Section   

                                                                                                                       USS Constellaton (kit bashed to 1854 Sloop of War  _(Gallery) Build Log

                                                                                Wasa (Gallery)

                                                                                                                        HMS Sphinx 1775 - Vanguard Models - 1:64               

 

Non-Ship Model:                                                                                         On hold, maybe forever:           

CH-53 Sikorsky - 1:48 - Revell - Completed                                                   Licorne - 1755 from Hahn Plans (Scratch) Version 2.0 (Abandoned)         

         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

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Thanks Mark and Pete,

 

For the exterior hull planking I used Pau Marfim which is the same wood as the planks.

On the interior hull planking I tried to use cherry but that didn't work out. So I used boxwood instead.

That worked really nice.

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Glad to see you build log back up and running. I will be following it.

Ryland

 

Member - Hampton Roads Ship Model Society

            - Ship Model Society of New Jersey

               - Nautical Research Guild

       

 

Current Build - Armed Virginia Sloop, 18th Century Longboat

Completed Build - Medway Longboat

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Hi Everyone. Thanks for the kind replys.

 

Yeah Ben you were on the short list of suspects.

 

42rocker. I'm building at 1:48 scale. I added it to the title. Thanks.

Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Ok between reposting and trying to get somethings done I've never been so busy!

That's not to mention trying to read the postings! :)

 

Ok I've now started to frame the lower gun deck. I am using boxwood for the deck

beams, knees and carlings.

 

First I cut the deck beams and soaked them for 5 minutes. I then clamped the to a

block with a shim placed at the center to obtain the deck camber. I slightly over

bent them figuring they would flex back a little.

 

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I let them dry clamped foir 24 hours. I then released them and allowed them to sit

another 24 hours.

 

They now fit the deck camber.

 

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And here is the start of the deck framing.

 

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Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Thanks Pete!

Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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Rusty:

Your bending jig is a great little idea. It seems to work very well. Good work.

 

Russ

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Rusty

 

I like that method of bending the beams. I may try that with may build.

Ron

 

 

Current Build: H.M.S. Triton Cross Section 1:48

 

Why is it that I always find out the best way to do something is after I have already done it the wrong way? - Me

 

 

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Thanks all.

 

I wish I could credit who I stole/borrowed the idea from but I don't remember! :blush:

Rusty

"So Long For Now" B) 

 

Current Builds: HMS Winchelsea 1/48  Duchess of Kingston

 

Completed Build Logs: USF Confederacy , US Brig Syren , Triton Cross Section , Bomb Vessel Cross SectionCutter CheerfulQueen Anne Barge, Medway Longboat

 

Completed Build Gallery: Brig Syren , 1870 Mississippi Riverboat , 1949 Chris-Craft 19' Runabout

 

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