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    May 11, 2008, 03:33 AM
    Model Ship Building
    I have my first wooden ship kit of a Spanish Galleon I'm having trouble lining the ships hull without splitting the timber. I soke the timber in water prior to bending ( If that is part of the problem )any helpful advice would be appreciated. : )
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    May 11, 2008, 03:38 AM
    It's been a long time since I have thought about this, but if I recall correctly, I have heard that adding linseed oil to the water or soaking parts in the linseed oil can help with the wood being more flexible. But again, it's been a long time since I've thought about that kind of thing.
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    May 13, 2008, 01:40 AM
    I got your private message. You're welcome! I hope that using the linseed oil works for you! :)
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    May 19, 2008, 01:20 AM
    I would appreciate knowing if the linseed oil does work! Thanks!

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