Getting an (Almost) Seamless Hull

DJPinter

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Here's the method I use to get an almost seamless hulls on my Galactica build.
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When glueing the parts for the hulls together I put parts face down and use a straight edge (ruler, coffee stir stick, etc.) to push the back side of the glueee part flush with the gluer part.
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The card stock is soft from absorbing water in the glue so embossing the parts is easy.
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Rhaven Blaack

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This is a very good tip.

Another thing that you can do is cut the tabs off completely, edge glue the parts together and use a strip of paper underneath along the joint to reinforce the the joint. It will look even more "seamless".
 

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Cut those Tabs OFF! Then you can make the parts completely flush, especially parts tat have a radius. Glue a tab on the back of one side, let it dry, make sure no glue impinges on the side sticking out, and your tabs will be perfect! :)