Category Archives: Woodworking

Wood Canoe Build: Part 3

In Part 2 the canoe was nearing completion.  In this post I’ll discuss finishing it.  The next step was to put a small keel on.  The keel was constructed by trimming a piece of wood to the profile of the … Continue reading

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Wood Canoe Build: Part 2

The work on the canoe continues from Part 1.  Once the sides and bottom had finished drying, it was time to make the pieces start to look like a boat.  The instructions detail how to assemble the hull using a … Continue reading

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Wood Canoe Build: Part 1

Over winter I’ve been building a wooden canoe.  Specifically, I’m building a Quick Canoe designed by Michael Storer.  Tragically, it’s in metric so who knows if it’ll come out to be the right size.  It’s a two seat version that … Continue reading

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Wooden USS Baltimore: Part 3

In Part 2 I finished building the USS Baltimore. Now, in Part 3, it’s time for painting, painting, and more painting. The first step was to spray everything with primer to make sure the paint adhered well. My research online … Continue reading

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Wooden USS Baltimore: Part 2

After completing the hull in Part 1, it’s time to move on to the superstructure and guns.  My plan for making the superstructure was to print out the identification drawing at the scale I needed it.  Then, looking at both … Continue reading

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Wooden USS Baltimore: Part 1

I’ve decided to make another wooden warship like my Fletcher.  This time it’s the CA-68 USS Baltimore from WW2.  This one will be in 1:350 scale like the Fletcher.  I wanted something bigger than a destroyer but smaller than a … Continue reading

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Wooden Fletcher Class Destroyer

For some reason I decided to make a wooden model ship of the US WW2 Fletcher class destroyer.  I attribute it to reading Sea of Thunder.  I used 1:350 scale like those used with some plastic models. I looked around … Continue reading

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