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Seacommander

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Strip wood for planking
« on: November 27, 2016, 10:08:28 AM »

Hello,

I want to do a little planking in a small steam launch hull that I picked up, nothing to exciting just finishing, all freelance, but have no strip wood, where is best to get such.  And, any suggestion on finishing.

Thanks in anticipation

Mark
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2016, 10:59:27 AM »

Dolls house shops do sheets of various wood strips.   Google `dolls house flooring`.   Pete 
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2016, 12:14:08 PM »

Macdonalds or KFC, or any one who does hot drinks, and after purchasing a drink or meal, but I find you need at least 10 wooden stirrer with each drink  :-)

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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2016, 03:20:09 PM »

I strip my own on a small table saw from bgger timber, or you can get a decent amount by stripping down wooden  venetian blinds to the plank width you want, you may need to sand the finish off to glue properly, I managed to pick up a pair of 48" wide blinds for 4 at a boot fair recently, just got to sand the white finish off now and strip to my plank width.
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2016, 03:21:34 PM »

I also got a fair amount stripping down a mahogany wardrobe front on the table saw.
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2016, 04:33:38 PM »

Google SLEC, good supplier of modelling timbers, excellent service as well.
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2016, 09:41:35 AM »


Thanks Chaps !!

Some excellent and very resourceful ideas

Cheers

Mark
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2016, 11:30:43 AM »

Wooden window blinds sawn and sanded of to allow glue to stick is ideal
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Re: Strip wood for planking
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2016, 03:58:28 PM »

Hello , I'm striping my own for my model. Balsa planking it seems to be the best value way, rather then buying pre stiped bundels from wood supply merchants on the web
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Re: Strip wood for planking
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2016, 03:59:44 PM »


I hit the post button instead of spell check ops ,
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