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Old 02-21-2010, 06:26 PM
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I'm building a wood scratch built of the uss johnston. How do you guys make the rounded stern .do you make it out of solid piece of wood or do you use some other methods thanks

Old 02-21-2010, 06:39 PM
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On my USS Missouri's i used a balsa block then shaped it.
Old 02-22-2010, 03:19 AM
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Most times it works best to shape a wooden block for both the bow and stern if the shape is too complex. If you need it hollow, just take a Dremel to it with a cutting bit and have at it to shape the inside as needed
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thanks for the help guys I used the balsa block and shaped it. it worked great and was very easy to work it. thanks again
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Nice to see new modelers take root

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