I've been having a real rotten time trying to finish a model for the last year or so, but just to show you guys that I haven't given up entirely (yet) I thought I'd put up a few pictures of the current project. This is - hopefully - the first of a planned three or four early Hanriot models. Rigging is 100wt filament silk thread (lovely stuff - a bit thick maybe for this scale but so much easier to work with than monofilament that I don't care) and I cheated shamelessly on the cabane structure, making it from 1/32" music wire magic-markered black. Everything else is cardstock and paper. The undercarriage legs and skids are triple-thick cardstock with 1/64" wire buried in the middle. I skipped the wire for the tailskid but shouldn't have; it's bowing under the weight of the still-unfinished model and will probably have to be replaced with a sturdier one. More to follow soon, if all goes well. I've got about six weeks into the little beast as it is. Might be done by Christmas . . . . . As always, comments and questions are welcome.