Transformation my French longboat from 1:48 to 1:72 scale.

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by Dane The First, Mar 29, 2014.

  1. Dane The First

    Dane The First New Member

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    Hi everybody.

    I present you transformation my French longboat from 1:48 to 1:72 scale. This action require redevelopment body of longboat and it assembling technology.
    Frames became to 0.8x0.8 mm strips and they lie on frame templates. It is rather difficulty describe, but easy to show:
    Patterns:
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    Details:
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    Slip:
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    Frame and Template:
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    Template with frame erected on slip:
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    All templates with frames installed on slip:
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  2. Dane The First

    Dane The First New Member

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    Now is body skin. There are 15 planks for each side of body. Later on it will be cut by laser equipment. Now I have made it by hands, razor and student’s template. I was a student a long long time ago…..

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    Finally - skin is have made.

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    Let’s go on. Now it is time to remove a boat hull from a slip. Set of picts to your attention:

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    And I am publishing photos about inside fitting boat hull. You can see installing apron, keelson, rising and bottom boards left and right board and stern cockpit.

    So, photos here:

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  3. PaperAir

    PaperAir Active Member

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    very very very nice
  4. Dane The First

    Dane The First New Member

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    PaperAir, thank you a lot.
    I continue publishing photos about inside fitting boat hull. You can see installing thwarts in the middle of the hull. This hard process takes a big patience….
    So, photos here:
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    Next step is preparing laser cut for this kit. To be continued...

    Now is last stroke or final photo session for your attention. This is complete model of long boat. The job is done!

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  5. Dane The First

    Dane The First New Member

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    And in the end another one detail: "brothers" together. It curiously enough….

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    The End.
  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Beautiful!! What an elegant, sturdy looking craft! She looks very stout and seaworthy! :)
  7. bigpetr

    bigpetr Designer/Master Modeler

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    Superb work.
  8. THE DC

    THE DC Member

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    Great build thread!

    Awesome looking model!

    Thanks
  9. Oliver Bizer

    Oliver Bizer Member

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    Great build and Model!
  10. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    This is a FANTASTIC BUILD!
    I really like the technique used for this build.
  11. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    That is really excellent!! They really go good together!! I wonder why? :)