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Stateroom, Coach and Great Cabin Partitions

Alexander Brodie Galley Stove ( Part 1 of 2)

Starting the Hull

Gun Deck Planking (Method 1 and 2)

Hull - First Planking

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Painting the Hull Below the Waterline

Upper Deck & Planking (includes a detailed look at Riding & Rear Main Mast Bit Assemblies)


Upper Rails and Stern Facia

Firehearth (this is an optional addition to the original plans)

Deck Gratings/Comings (includes a detailed look)

Gun Port Patterns (parts 1 and 2)

Hull - Painting the Hull below the Waterline (Written Instructions)

Wales, Cheeks & Bulwarks

Outer Decoration

Stern Fascia

Cannons & Channels

Deck Fixtures and Fittings

Preparing the Masts

Yards (With written instructions by Chris Watton ©)

Preparing the Blocks etc.

Rigging the Masts - (With written instructions by Chris Watton ©)

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