Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The best-laid plans.....

To All,

Last night I spent my "painting time" just organizing my bench. This is what it looked like at the start of my hour.

And this is what it looks like now. I'm going to be spending some serious time here over the next couple of months and I just needed it straightened out.

I found a couple of Old Glory ships I had on my shelves and am happy to add them to the armada.

The issue I have with the ships I made is that they don't have cannons or mast/sails. I spent the other half of my "painting time" making a list of things that I need to complete the ships. I'm going to have to pick up some wooden dowels, bass wood, and muslin to create the masts. I'm going to have to poke around the internet to come up with some cannons.


  1. Not sure if they are the right scale or not, but you might check ebay for some lego cannons. They used to come with their Pirates line of models.

  2. I looked at the Lego cannons on ebay. They look good but the average cost is $6.50 a cannon. The Old Glory cannons are $3.50.

  3. When I was a kid I used to use little plastic tubes I found in the bathroom as cannons... I don't suggest this.