1/32 Albatross DIII Wooden Prop

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    Post  Joseph on Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:05 am

    I have decided to re-do the prop in real wood, so here are some shots explaining the process.

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    Under this mass of iron Smile are wooden laminations (5 ply) glued together

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    The outline is drawn onto the laminated wood.

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    Prop taking shape by carving and sanding. By the way I have also cut off a piece of my finger affraid

    If you notice any aliens in the background (even in the previous post) those used to belong to the kids and I have salvaged them from the bin and kept as mascots.
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    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:08 am

    Realism in miniature, lamination process as the real thing ... looking forward to see this beauty finished ...

    What wood are you using Joe as the grain is so fine?


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    Post  Joseph on Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:29 am

    The dark wood is mahagoney for sure, the light one is some wood that my dad uses for his ships, but I do not know the name.
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    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:36 pm

    blood sweat and tears
    this is what makes a dedicated modeller and it seems you have shed all three
    fantastic
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    Post  in nannu pec on Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:32 pm

    Really nice ...will look forward to see it ready......the real thing...
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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:01 pm

    Haven't seen this one........will look more realistic I'm sure Twisted Evil

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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:19 am

    Looking good Joe, it will really make an already excellent model even better.

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