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Jolie Brise Pilot Cutter 1913 by greatgalleons - FINISHED - Artesania Latina


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so for the sails I never use the cheese cloth the kits provide. I purchased some light weight off white material at hobby lobby

I use for all my builds.   The Jolie Brise has a faded reddish set of sails so I used burgundy and brown food coloring with tea stain solution to stain the sails I sewed for this kit.   I modified the length for the large spanker sail to fit to compensate for the addition of the coach roof.   One little change in the kit will make a difference to other areas of interest.

 

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Great job on the model.  I have had this kit for near on 15 years and I am just now getting to finish her.  I am using your craftsmanship as a guide.  Can you provide some advise or resources on making the sails?  I would be interested in hearing how you add the bolt ropes and how you simulated the seams for the sail panels.  Any help you could give would be appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

Mike

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Hi Greatgalleons,

 

thats a fine compressed Build log of a beautiful cutter, well built, Looks great

 

Nils

Current builds

-Lightship Elbe 1

Completed

- Steamship Ergenstrasse ex Laker Corsicana 1918- scale 1:87 scratchbuild

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"Lorbas", river tug, steam driven for RC, fictive design (scratchbuild), scale appr. 1:32

under restoration / restoration finished 

"Hjejlen" steam paddlewheeler, 1861, Billings Boats rare old kit, scale 1:50

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Just found this and a great job of bringing the kit up to snuff. A beautiful looking model

 

Michael

Current builds  Bristol Pilot Cutter 1:8;      Skipjack 19 foot Launch 1:8;       Herreshoff Buzzards Bay 14 1:8

Other projects  Pilot Cutter 1:500 ;   Maria, 1:2  Now just a memory    

Future model Gill Smith Catboat Pauline 1:8

Finished projects  A Bassett Lowke steamship Albertic 1:100  

 

Anything you can imagine is possible, when you put your mind to it.

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1 hour ago, John Mac said:

Just bought the Jolie Brise kit. 

Hello John, welcome to MSW.

Hope to see a build log for your Jolie Brise, it is a good subject with a long history and still afloat.  Why not post a few words in the New Members Introduction thread?

 

Bruce

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STAY SAFE

 

A model shipwright and an amateur historian are heads & tails of the same coin

current builds:

HMS Berwick 1775, 1/192 scratchbuild; a Slade 74 in the Navy Board style

Mediator sloop, 1/48 - an 18th century transport scratchbuild 

French longboat - CAF - 1/48, on hold

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