Sultana build log – Part 69

Here is the method I have been using for seizing. The procedure is as follows:

  1. Tie thin thread at the point where the ropes join and secure with a tiny drop of CA glue.
  2. Cut off the loose ends of the thread.
  3. Use a tiny drop of CA glue to attach a small strip of black crepe paper and wait for it to dry completely.
  4. Using a mixture of 50% white glue / 50% water, dampen the crepe paper strip and wrap it around the ropes.
Seizing the shrouds

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Sultana build log – Part 66

I attached blocks and line for the tiller. This was my first time using the Syren 2mm blocks. Manipulating them and threading line through them was a big challenge. There are some other areas of the ship that call for these small blocks and I’m not looking forward to it.

Tiller with blocks and line

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