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Author Topic: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020  (Read 763 times)

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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #25 on: October 17, 2020, 09:42:14 AM »

Nice job Kevin its looking very good indeed  :-))   The limber passages are all about drainage and there is usually a limber passage underneath the frames too.  It's a small passage that is cut into the frames that allows any water to pass between the bottom of the frames and the planking.  Keep the updates coming  O0

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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #26 on: October 17, 2020, 10:31:53 AM »

HI very nice work there an will this be a sailing model or a static ?
chris :-))
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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #27 on: October 17, 2020, 11:43:38 AM »

HI very nice work there an will this be a sailing model or a static ?
chris :-))
will be a static in the Admiralty style one side, fully exposed the other with detailing inside, and fully masted, and i have given myself 4 years to do it in lol
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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #28 on: October 17, 2020, 12:22:04 PM »

will be a static in the Admiralty style one side, fully exposed the other with detailing inside, and fully masted, and i have given myself 4 years to do it in lol


WELL this will be a crackin model when done in 4yr time you say well its the same build time for my HMS TIGER build so snap on that as i love a long build time
all best
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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2020, 07:44:10 PM »

Good evening everyone


Day 43 internal planking port side only up to lower deck support


got rid of loads od crappy wood doing this, very splintery, still to be filled treenailed and sanded, then i can work out how much planking needs to go on the other side and start working out where the mast steps and half decks are going to go



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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2020, 08:27:13 AM »

day 44 completed internal planking port side


good morning everyone


port side internal planking done, not sure how much will be placed on stbd, but enough work to do with simulating treenailing, and sanding
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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #31 on: October 22, 2020, 08:35:19 AM »

good morning everyone


im full lo ideas, normally most, are out of my skill sets, or a lot of work required for which  there will be little or of no use


treenailing the lower deck was one of those, so i stopped the idea of 100's of cocktail sticks and just simulated the effect with drilled holes and wood paste

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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #32 on: October 22, 2020, 12:10:31 PM »

Brilliant lateral thinking. Really looks the part.  :-))
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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #33 on: Yesterday at 08:05:03 PM »

good evening everyone


over the last couple of days i have been getting used to the two Proxxon tools, gaining some experience, the miller is new, the table saw is new but never been used in anger


as im scratch building the middles and lower decks these will get used more and more


it has taken 3 or 4 attempts to get the lower 1/2 deck platforms right, they are the correct sixe but the exposed wood is over scale, but will do for now


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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #34 on: Today at 07:33:12 AM »

good evening everyone

 the table saw is new but never been used in anger


Hi Kevin


I have a few Proxxon machines so have quite a bit of experience with them. The thing to watch with the Table FET Saw, which is the same model I have, is that you must push thicker timber through slowly or the blade gets over heated, expands and starts to wobble making the saw cut wider and then your cut is smaller and will not have a straight edge.


If I'm teaching you how to sucks eggs please feel free to let me know  :-))
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Re: HMS Enterprise 1/48 CAF Models by Kevin, started August 2020
« Reply #35 on: Today at 08:33:25 AM »


Hi Kevin


I have a few Proxxon machines so have quite a bit of experience with them. The thing to watch with the Table FET Saw, which is the same model I have, is that you must push thicker timber through slowly or the blade gets over heated, expands and starts to wobble making the saw cut wider and then your cut is smaller and will not have a straight edge.


If I'm teaching you how to sucks eggs please feel free to let me know  :-))
thank you, certainly explains some of my errors

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