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Derek Matile
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Scratch built type 45 destroyer.

This is a scratch built model of HMS Diamond . I copied the dimensions from a kit times 3 =1.233 scale.The hull is calved from a block of pine,the rest is ply.I also built Daring and Dauntless to the same scale.

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10 responses

  1. Still another example in the continuing saga of scratch building - amazing work, sir.

  2. Very impressed. Scratch-building on this scale is truly a craft. Nice work.

  3. Great craftsmanship!

  4. Very nice Derek. As the others have mentioned, you have a real talent for scratch building in wood.

  5. Very impressive Derek !

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