[WWI] Re Laminating Propellors
cewentzel at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 24 09:32:33 EDT 2007
I have been pleased with my method of painting laminated wood props.
First, I paint the prop a wood color. I use Model Masters #1735. Then, I apply thin strips of masking tape along the prop.
Finally, I spray a coat of a darker color. I use Model Masters Leather. A realistic appearance results.
Check out my web site at http://www.geocities.com/cewentzel/Oeffag.html for photos.
I build 1/72 scale. If you build larger scale, you might want to also Future the prop and then add a light coat of oil paint brushed to show wood grain.
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 08:23:53 +0100 (BST)
From: Graham Rainey <boombangwallop at yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: [WWI] laminating propellors
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Anyone got any tips on how to paint laminations on propellors when
a shaky hand? I can't seem to get the lines straight and the idea of
a prop is daunting and fiddly.. Even at 1:48. Help?!
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