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Scratch built 18 pounder field gun.Copied from a 1/72 kit four times bigger,1/18 scale.Made from pine and ply.
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david leigh-smith said on January 9, 2019
As usual, a wonderful standard of craftsmanship here, Derek. I just love the transition between natural wood and your painting which seems to magically transform it to steel and iron.
Derek Matile said on January 9, 2019
Thanks a lot David.Humbtol 27003 has been a great asset.
kloster zero said on January 9, 2019
Very nice Derek
You are inventing bio-modelling!
I suppose you work with glues for wood ( avoiding cyanide glues)
Do you use putty for plastic models or do you have some paste made for wood ?
I’m looking forward to see a sail ship or who knows a 1/72 wooden hurricane built by you!
Cheers and thks
Hi Kloster I use Evo Stick wood glue.When and if I put a plastic kit together I Use Revell plastic glue.Never use putty or wood filler.Sail ships have never appealed to me. I did make the. victory when I was a kid. I’v made a few Spitfires from wood but never a hurricane.Now there’s a thought.Many thanks Derek.
bob mack said on January 9, 2019
Derek Matile said on January 10, 2019
Michel Verschuere said on January 10, 2019
Amazing to see this kind of work here! RESPECT Derek!
Thanks very much Michel.
David Mills said on January 10, 2019
Fabulous Derek, it gives me a whole new perspective on what is possible.I’m intrigued to see what your next project is.
Thanks again David 👍
Julio Contreras Martínez said on January 10, 2019
Impresionante Derek . Muy real
Allon kira said on January 10, 2019
An excellent job, a pleasure to view,
Very well done!
Thanks for those kind words Allon.
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