Tuesday, December 22, 2009
S.S. VALHALLA Part - 2
Working from the MDF core, I laminated the decks and bulkheads with sheet styrene, taking time to cut out a few port holes first. I then added the sides. The sides are .040 styrene. There are five panels altogether. Some of the panels form the high railings of the ship so careful layout was necessary. I also intend to portray a riveted steel hull. A real ship would have overlapping panels joined with rivets - this is a bit complicated to do in 1/87 scale so instead, taking a trick from the Severna Park Model Railroad group I will use applied strips with rivets embossed on them.