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Thread: Hull Finishing
02/07/2008 14:34:00

Thanks to you all - the advice is much appreciated.



30/06/2008 19:54:00


 Thanks - It's going to sit on the shelf (if it's good enough!). Ray

30/06/2008 15:05:00


Can anyone advise please?

I'm a newbie modeller and have just finished the plank-on-frame hull of my first - the Aeropiccola kit 'Mediterranea' - instructions practically non-existent (and why, when double-planking a hull, would you want to use a pre-formed ply strip for the bulwarks? I 'sweated' a couple of spare first planking strips to fit).

Anyway, I'm reasonably pleased with the result so far - pix below - but instead of painting it I would like to finish the hull with a matt varnish. Problem is I've no idea what to use and if I get it wrong I'm frightened I'll spoil the my work so far.

So, can anyone please suggest a suitable varnish to produce a very matt finish which will show the wood off to its best?





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