Author Topic: Sopwith Camel diorama  (Read 1579 times)

Offline kentyler

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now we try the tail plane
« Reply #30 on: March 06, 2018, 11:49:55 AM »
same start
lay out the outline to use to build up our framework

Offline kentyler

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then we add the major cross pieces
« Reply #31 on: March 06, 2018, 11:51:47 AM »
i'm using round pieces for the leading edge and trailing edge
i sanded a double taper on a square piece to use as the frame cross member

Offline kentyler

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now the fun part
« Reply #32 on: March 06, 2018, 11:53:22 AM »
i cut the strips that will be the top and bottom of the wooden pieces that define the front section

Offline kentyler

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more tail
« Reply #33 on: March 11, 2018, 02:48:02 PM »
the only sheet i could find thin enough was black

Offline kentyler

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more tail
« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2018, 02:49:23 PM »
after i got the strips glued i shaped the rods that define both ends

Offline kentyler

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Re: Sopwith Camel diorama
« Reply #35 on: March 11, 2018, 02:50:50 PM »
after getting all the strips on one side i carefully separated the tail from the cardboard and added the strips on the other side

Offline kentyler

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here's the bashed tail sitting on the kit tail
« Reply #36 on: March 11, 2018, 02:52:31 PM »
i still have to add the spacer blocks between the strips, the bracing wires and the little metal reinforcements on some of the joints

Offline lone modeller

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Re: Sopwith Camel diorama
« Reply #37 on: March 12, 2018, 04:54:01 AM »
Excellent bit of scratchbuilding.

Stephen.

Offline kentyler

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Re: Sopwith Camel diorama
« Reply #38 on: March 12, 2018, 07:32:53 AM »
thanks,
the fun part will be painting it
since i'm using liquid cement i figured painting first then the paint would be ruined by the glue

Offline kentyler

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back at it
« Reply #39 on: April 22, 2018, 12:14:22 PM »
layout out the frame

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Re: Sopwith Camel diorama
« Reply #40 on: April 22, 2018, 12:17:46 PM »
filling in the ribs

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Re: Sopwith Camel diorama
« Reply #41 on: April 22, 2018, 12:23:00 PM »
the fiddly bits... a little oversize... but as small as i can make them