Disaster and Recovery

| February 17, 2010

It was bound to happen. While working on the ship model a few days ago, I had to make an urgent run off to the little engineers’ room for an urgent call of nature. Being in something of a rush, I left the model unprotected. Kismet took advantage of my hurried departure, and in the […]

Ready to Rig

| February 9, 2010

I have been learning to tie knots. Teeny tiny knots. Lots of teeny tiny knots. [Click for larger] See those black dowel-like things? Those are the spars and gaffs. If I were going to put sails on this model, those are where they would be attached. Each has blocks (as in block-and-tackle) through which ropes […]