Longboat – ready for floor planks

February 25, 2022 @ 10:09 pm

Finished the hull. Decided to stain the outer hull, and just varnish the inside. I’ll add a waterline too, maybe. About to trim/fit the floor planks. I’ll paint the top two strakes, the sheer strake and the one below it, Gun Carriage Red tomorrow. Per the plans. This is a Model Shipways 18th Century Armed Longboat model – at 1:24 scale.

View from the bow back – all those frames lined up — love it

Ain’t she pretty?

Planks ready for fitting

After carving out the bulkhead supports used during framing.
View from the stern, of the upside down hull

Stained the outer hull

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