Hachette L’Hermione

Any other ship partworks that aren't mentioned above

Re: Hachette L’Hermione

Sponsor

Sponsor
 

Re: Hachette L’Hermione

Postby booth » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:37 pm

Thank you both again, it does make me feel better and encourages me to keep up to date with the ship when i receive the installments

alan
booth
Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major
 
Posts: 305
Joined: Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:20 pm
Karma: 32

Re: Hachette L’Hermione

Postby booth » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:18 am

Now its time to start the build of the ships launch.

The beginning starts in a conventional way

Image

Image

Then disaster happens. I was sanding too hard and snapped three of the frames. I glued them back into place and left for 24 hours.

Image

The difference then becomes apparent as only the bottom has wooden strips glued to the frame. The uprights will be removed later and so they can only be fixed front and back and to each other.

To avoid gluing to the frame I used Sellotape between the frame and the strips

Image

Image

Then meant a lot of use of masking tape to hold in place and wait 24 hours between each fixing.

I had stained some strips as I didn’t know if they would be left as wood of painted.

Image

And after a few had been secured I started to use clamps and pegs

At the end I found then I needed to use filler inside to cover up the marks left by the plank bender. The uprights were removed

Image
booth
Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major
 
Posts: 305
Joined: Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:20 pm
Karma: 32

Re: Hachette L’Hermione

Postby booth » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:21 am

Image

The brass decking and internal wall supports came in one piece

Image

I decided to paint the inside red as the real reconstruction ship had done.

Image

The hull was painted, and side planks glued

Image

Image

Image

My way of holding the top strips in place while using superglue

Image

Oars, hooks and anchors all done

Image

And in place

Image

Image
booth
Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major
 
Posts: 305
Joined: Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:20 pm
Karma: 32

Re: Hachette L’Hermione

Postby royjess » Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:40 am

Lovely work as usual :clap: :clap: :clap:
Completed Builds Hachette - The Black Pearl
Completed Builds DeAgostini - Build the Millennium Falcon

Always thinking outside the box....!
User avatar
royjess
Brigadier
Brigadier
 
Posts: 4335
Joined: Fri Mar 14, 2014 3:29 pm
Location: Watton, Norfolk
Karma: 238

Previous

Return to Other ships

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest