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Ken Newing01/04/2020 15:27:25
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I have a Constructo kit Pilot Boat Addaia 1/75 scale given to me as a present in the non-lockdown era - when I could sail my dinghy. The kit is complete except for build instructions. Have looked on youtube and its very helpful but as a beginner to such small scale woodwork I would need further information. Has anyone got anything or similar.

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Dave Cooper 601/04/2020 20:00:10
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An unusual scale....1/72 is more normal (at least in plastic).

If the wood is good quality eg lime, it could carve ok, otherwise, there may be some *&^%$£"! about...

Could be time to sharpen and hone those chisels !

Good luck with the project.


Ken Newing01/04/2020 20:25:26
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Thanks Dave Cooper 6

Scale 1/75 (on the box). All wood, only plastic are the bags that the wood and fittings came in!

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Ray Wood 201/04/2020 21:11:53
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Hi Ken,

Just googled your ship kit, it looks a fine craft and pretty standard planked hull construction for a static model. I imagine the bulkhead s slot into the keel with the deck fitted, then the strip planking.

If you could get a copy of Harold Underhill's Plank on Frame Models Vol 1 you would find it most helpfull.

Good luck Regards Ray

Edited By Ray Wood 2 on 01/04/2020 21:12:30

Ken Newing01/04/2020 21:46:27
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Hi Ray

Thanks for the advice.

Best regards

Stay safe


Ken Newing01/04/2020 21:58:34
4 forum posts

Hi Ray

Book ordered


Connor Brumfield05/04/2020 09:26:25
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This is not a reply but I am seeking instructions or plans for a 1980s era Aeroflyte swordfish no.187 any help would be great 👍 thanks.

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