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    Speranza 01
    by muddy ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Speranza 01
    2 years ago by muddy ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Started on the Stringers and Chines, some of the stringers are Spruce, 1/4" x 1/4" , one cracked on the bow curvature, not immediately it was glued and pinned, but about an hour after, should have laminated these spruce stringers as in 1/8" x 1/4" times 2. Another one has cracked since but they are repairable..
    Mixed up a weak solution of PVA and water and painted the rest, hoping this will soften them up and be more pliable. Started on the transom, this is angled with a sharp centre line, but there was a lot of off cuts of Obechie lying around, so it was planked with a curve, first Modelers License applied. A few more dry fits and the bow and transom were assembled up, using stringers as alignment tools, anything will do in these instances even strips of ply. Some of the upper-works combing has been fitted around the transom area. Muddy....

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    ๐Ÿ“ Speranza 02
    2 years ago by muddy ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    After the marking out, start on the cutting out external lines, then remove the unwanted internal ply, a dry fit or several as progress develops. Regards Muddy....

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Speranza 02
    2 years ago by AlanP ( Lieutenant)
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    Watching this with interest.๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Speranza 02
    2 years ago by muddy ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    ... ๐Ÿ˜Š lol .. No pressure then ! .. lol ๐Ÿ˜Š
    I,m afraid this may not be a quick build, because it is an "infill" build.. Always try to have two models on the go, as sometimes waiting for glue or worse still, the paint to dry that's a lot of wood cutting time wasted.. Regards Muddy

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    ๐Ÿ“ Speranza 01
    2 years ago by muddy ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This is one that i,ve yearned after for some considerable years. Had the plans in the 1960's, I think, but it was always put on the back burner. But needs must, we have a big sailing lake now and a Sea Queen looks ideal on this water.
    Speranza, built from Plans, first thing source the timber, 5mm ply for keel and bulkheads,and Obechie 6mm X 3mm laminated for stringers and chine lines. Transferring bulkheads/frames to the timber can be daunting, but several methods can be applied. Personally i prefer to Trace the outline and detail then pin prick the outlines onto the timber, you can do this direct from the plan, but using tracing paper or drafting film saves the drawing from disintegrating. Have used carbon paper in the past, but I did find this a bit messy, a personal choice.

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    9 months ago by Dampfgerd ( Master Seaman)
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