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#121 Posted : 27 August 2017 23:02:58

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Making good progress on her BigGrin looking good.

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#122 Posted : 27 August 2017 23:07:44

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Progressing nicely David, planking this one as per the instructions is not as straight forward as you'd expect and you're making really good progress. Cool Cool .. The clinkering at the bow will continue and you see this in the instructions..... Look forward to your next update....

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Alan
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#123 Posted : 29 August 2017 05:53:15

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Hi David,
Just catching up with your build. You are doing a stirling job. She's looking wonderful.
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#124 Posted : 29 August 2017 13:33:30

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Hi David.
Planking is looking really neat and tidy.
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#125 Posted : 29 August 2017 18:22:40

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daffy09 wrote:
Martyn Ingram wrote:
BigGrin She looks a complicated shape to plank David your doing a cracking job Cool well done m8

Rgd Martyn

Hi Martyn,
I didn't realise she would be this difficult to plank when I started her but I'll just keep going and see how she turns out after all the filling and sanding.
Happy building
David


You are doing a cracking job on the planking but like you i thought the shape of this one would make the planking easier.

I see the "little people" they do as an aftermarket part are becoming available - are you going to add the crew to your build?
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#126 Posted : 29 August 2017 18:23:42

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daffy09 wrote:
Martyn Ingram wrote:
BigGrin She looks a complicated shape to plank David your doing a cracking job Cool well done m8

Rgd Martyn

Hi Martyn,
I didn't realise she would be this difficult to plank when I started her but I'll just keep going and see how she turns out after all the filling and sanding.
Happy building
David


You are doing a cracking job on the planking but like you i thought the shape of this one would make the planking easier.

I see the "little people" they do as an aftermarket part are becoming available - are you going to add the crew to your build?
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#127 Posted : 29 August 2017 20:38:01

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birdaj2 wrote:
daffy09 wrote:
Martyn Ingram wrote:
BigGrin She looks a complicated shape to plank David your doing a cracking job Cool well done m8

Rgd Martyn

Hi Martyn,
I didn't realise she would be this difficult to plank when I started her but I'll just keep going and see how she turns out after all the filling and sanding.
Happy building
David


You are doing a cracking job on the planking but like you i thought the shape of this one would make the planking easier.

I see the "little people" they do as an aftermarket part are becoming available - are you going to add the crew to your build?

Hi Tony
Thanks for the encouragement. Yes, I might just have a go at the crew figures although I've never attempted anything like that before so it will be yet another learning curve if I decide to get them.
Happy building
David
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#128 Posted : 29 August 2017 21:27:52

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CREW FIGURES FOR HERMIONE L'FAYETTE

Following on from the post I had from Birdaj2, I had a look in at CMB and apparently they are out of stock at present but will have them in stock sometime in September.
It's a set of 14 figures (including the Marquis Lafayette) which will require assembly and painting according to CMB.

www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/artesania-crew-figures.html#aAL22517F

Happy building
David
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#129 Posted : 30 August 2017 19:11:23

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Hi friends, here's another update on the HERMIONE build

STAGE 10 - 3 NEXT 4 ROWS OF PLANKS

Welcome back and thank you for the good comments and words of encouragement.
I've spent the last couple of days laying the next 4 rows of planks, starting from the garboard plank and working upwards.
Each plank has a 2mm overhang at the bow and the stern.
At the bow, the planks are shaped to follow the upward curve of the keel.
At the stern, each plank is laid with a gap between it and the next, the instructions give required distances between each plank.
The first has a 4mm gap between it and the garboard plank.
The second has a 3mm gap between it and the 1st plank
The third has a 3mm gap between it and the 2nd plank
The fourth has a 4mm gap between it and the 3rd plank.
As each row was laid, they were glued and pinned into place and clamped at the ends and left overnight to dry.
I've gone back to the use of brass pins and pin pusher as my other methods (modified bulldog clips and screw-in clamps) were not working very well due to the angles being quite acute in places and also the frames are not very thick and my screw-in clamps wouldn't 'bite' sufficiently to hold the planks securely in place while the glue was drying.
That completes this update so thanks for looking in
Happy building
David
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#130 Posted : 30 August 2017 21:39:42

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Looking good David, you're making some great progress..... well done....Cool Cool

Regards

Alan
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#131 Posted : 05 September 2017 20:20:27

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New update on L'HERMIONE build

STAGE 10 - 4 (Next 6 rows of planks)

Hi again friends and welcome back. Thanks for all the comments.
It's taken several days of blood and tears to get the next 6 rows of planking onto the hull. Oh, how wrong I was when I thought this hull would be easy to plank.
It's been slow going as I had to leave each row overnight so that the glue would set enough to remove the pins.
Because of their position on the hull, the transition between the sides and the bottom, each plank needed a considerable amount of work to lay correctly. Not only did they need shaping to a point at the bow, they also needed chamfering to an angle along their length. I started each row at the stern with quite a tight bend around the last frame and the transom former.
After checking the fit, I used Zap CA medium glue to fix them in place and clamped them down until dry. Then worked my way forward using Aliphatic resin glue along the edges of the planks and pinning them down until dry.
The instructions haven't been particularly helpful with this stage and a lot of improvisation has taken place, but the end result is satisfactory for me as the pictures show.
Well that's it for this update and thanks for looking in
Happy building
David
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#132 Posted : 05 September 2017 20:35:51

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BigGrin The transition from the stern to the main hull looks very steep well done on achieving a nice plank sweep David. A little bit of filling and a good sanding it will be as smooth as silk Cool
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#133 Posted : 06 September 2017 01:17:16

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Thanks Martyn

Not as good as I'd hoped for but as you say - a bit of filling and sanding - they'll be plenty of that coming up soon.
Happy building
David
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#134 Posted : 06 September 2017 08:57:17

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Coming along very nicely David, well done....Cool Cool .. Have to agree, the instructions are not the best for planking this one.....

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#135 Posted : 06 September 2017 13:14:11

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Gandale wrote:
Coming along very nicely David, well done....Cool Cool .. Have to agree, the instructions are not the best for planking this one.....

Regards

Alan

Thanks Alan, still nursing my injured thumb but that hasn't put me off at all and will be back on the build again very soon.
Happy building
David
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#136 Posted : 06 September 2017 13:43:34

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I think you`ve done outstanding so far DavidBigGrin really great workThumpUp regards PhilCool
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#137 Posted : 06 September 2017 13:58:40

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tigerace wrote:
I think you`ve done outstanding so far DavidBigGrin really great workThumpUp regards PhilCool

Thanks for those words of encouragement Phil, I needed thatBigGrin
happy building
David
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#138 Posted : 06 September 2017 14:03:59

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Very nice work in deed David, espeacially the stern section of the planking, beautiful job!!
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#139 Posted : 06 September 2017 16:01:27

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jonny7england wrote:
Very nice work in deed David, espeacially the stern section of the planking, beautiful job!!
Wink ThumpUp

Much appreciated Jonny7. Still lots to do to complete the hull planking, lots of 'fiddly' bits at the stern and lots, lots, lots of filling and sanding. Thanks for looking in
Happy building
David
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#140 Posted : 10 September 2017 23:24:00

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new update on the L'HERMIONE build

STAGE 10 - 5 (CLOSING THE HULL)

Hi friends and welcome back to my L'hermione build diary. Thanks for all the words of encouragement and comments.
This time we are finishing the hull planking and closing the hull.
Things were definitely getting a little tricky at this stage, with some very odd shapes in the lay of the planking which had to be addressed, but we got there in the end.
I used several of my 5 x 2mm offcuts from the planking to minimise waste and a lot of the time consumed here was taken up with measuring, shaping and sanding the various short lengths of planking to complete the job.
Also, I was making use of the sawdust from all the sanding, and mixing it with the aliphatic resin to produce a fine filler to take up the very small gaps at the 'pointy' ends of the shaped planks and this worked out quite well.
That's about it for this update and the following images show the results of the last few day's work.
Thanks again for looking in, and as ever,
Happy building
David
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