HMS Surprise

This is a list of all my HMS Surprise Posts in order for reference –

5/14/19 HMS Surpise

6/15/19 HMS Surprise Keep and Frames

6/15/19 HMS Surprise Frames Connected

6/16/19 Diagram of HMS Surprise

11/16/19 Laying Keel

01/01/20 Updates on Flying Fish and HMS Surprise

01/01/20 HMS Surprise Continue

01/01/20 Main Deck

01/01/20 Transom

01/02/20 Bow Blocks

01/03/20 Planking Stern Balcony

01/03/20 Fairing the Hull

01/04/20 Cannons

01/04/20 Walnut Strake above Sheer Strake

01/04/20 #1 Strake / Sheer Strakes

01/06/20 Deadwood

01/06/20 Battens

01/06/20 Bulkhead Measurements

01/06/20 #2 Strake

01/07/20 #3 Strake

01/07/20 #4 Strake

01/07/20 #3 & #4 Strake Starboard Side

01/08/20 #5 Strake

01/08/20 #6 Strake

01/09/20 #7 Strake

01/09/20 #8 Strake

01/09/20 #9 Strake

01/10/20 #10 Strake

01/10/20 #11 Strake

01/10/20 #12 Strake, Last on Upper Band

01/11/20 Garboard Plank

01/11/20 #2 Strake from Keel

01/11/20 3rd Strake up from Keel

01/11/20 4th Strake up from Keel

01/12/20 5th Strake up from Keel

01/12/20 6th Strake up from Keel

01/12/20 7th Strake up from Keel

01/12/20 8th Strake from Keel

01/13/20 Filler Planks

01/13/20 Stealers

01/15/20 Stem and Keel

01/15/20 Mamoli Instructions

01/15/20 Transom Planking

01/16/20 Gun Ports

01/17/20 Cannon / Gun Carriage Production Line

01/18/20 Cannons Nearly Done

01/18/20 Gun Ports Part 1

01/19/20 Gun Ports Part 2

01/19/20 Gun Carriage Installation

01/20/20 Sanding down Gunport Braces

01/20/20 Stern Post

01/20/20 Gun Port Alignment

01/20/20 Gun Ports Part 3

01/21/20 Planking Gun Deck

01/23/20 HMS Surprise – Thoughts

01/23/20 Main Deck Bollards

01/24/20 Sanding the Hull above Wales

01/25/20 Walnut Wales

01/25/20 First Layer Planking Finished

01/25/20 Walnut Wales Bending

01/26/20 Wales

01/26/20 Attaching Wales and Sheer Plank

01/27/20 Planks on the Gun Deck and Bollards

01/27/20 Tapering the 2nd Layer Planks

01/27/20 2nd Layer Planks Part 2

01/28/20 Making the 2nd Layer Walnut Planks

01/28/20 Additional Gluing for 2nd Layer Planks

01/28/20 2nd Layer Planks Part 3

01/29/20 Top Bands Complete

01/29/20 Opening Gun Ports

01/29/20 Lower Band 2nd Layer Planks

01/29/20 Long Fish Look Part 1

01/30/20 Lower Band Closing Up

01/30/20 Stealers

01/30/20 Long Fish Look Part 2

01/30/20 Starboard Side 2nd Layer

01/31/20 Putty

01/31/20 Sanding 2nd Layer Planks

02/02/20 Sanding and Finishing Hull

02/02/20 Masking and Priming

02/03/20 Waterline Marker

02/03/20 Hull Painting Below Waterline

02/04/20 Hull Painting Mid Section

02/04/20 Main Deck Planking – Forecastle

02/04/20 Removing Bollard Guildes

02/05/20 Scribing Deck Planks

02/06/20 Mast Hole – Foremast

02/06/20 Treenails on Deck Planking

02/06/20 Main Deck Planking – Midship

02/06/20 Masking Tape for Hull

02/06/20 Main Deck Planking – Midship to Stern

02/08/20 Mamoli – Missing Instructions!!!

02/08/20 Taffrail

02/09/20 Poop Deck – Part 1

02/09/20 Poop Deck – Part 2

02/10/20 Bulwark and Gun Ports

02/11/20 Poop Deck – Part 3

02/12/20 Ladders to Poop Deck

02/13/20 Hand Rail Columns

02/14/20 Main Deck Scribing

02/14/20 Gunwale

02/16/20 Forecastle Caprails

02/17/20 Gun Carriages – Scratch Building Part 1

02/18/20 Gun Carriages – Scratch Building Part 2

02/21/20 Bow Cheeks

02/24/20 Catheads

02/24/20 Headrail

02/25/20 Headboard

02/26/20 Columns for Forward Bulkheads along Forecastle

02/29/20 Bowsprit Hole

03/01/20 Doors for Headboard

03/01/20 Support Beams for Hatch

03/03/20 Fife Rail – Forecastle Deck

03/03/20 Pin Rails

3/5/20 Galley Stove Chimney

3/5/20 Fife Rails

3/5/20 Capstan – Forecastle Deck

3/6/20 Capstan – Midship

3/6/20 Ship’s Bell

3/7/20 Hatch Rails – Forward

3/7/20 Carronades

3/7/20 Ladders

3/8/20 Hatch Rails – Aft

3/9/20 Bitts

3/9/20 Sea Chest

3/10/20 Fife Rails – Main Deck

3/11/20 Midship Hatches

3/12/20 Gratings

3/12/20 Midship Capstan

3/13/20 Ship’s Wheel

3/14/20 Quarter Deck Window House

3/14/20 Poop Deck Hatches

3/15/20 Gluing in all Deck Pieces / Gallocce

3/17/20 Cannonballs

3/17/20 Stern Quarter Gallery

3/18/20 Balcony – Part 1

3/21/20 Balcony – Part 2

3/21/20 Waterline to Wales – Black Paint

3/22/20 Decorative Cheek Pieces

3/22/20 Hawse Hole

3/23/20 Decorative Trailboard

3/24/20 Boomkins

3/25/20 Ladders

3/26/20 Handrails

3/26/20 Taffrail

3/27/20 Hatch Deck Handrails

3/28/20 Rudder

3/28/20 Stern Quarter Gallery Windows

3/29/20 Ship’s Boat / Jolly Boat

4/07/20 Hand Rails for Hatch

4/09/20 Figurehead

4/10/20 Anchors

4/11/20 Channels

4/13/20 Anchor Guards

4/14/20 Anchor Tackle

4/16/20 Bowsprit Part 1

4/17/20 Bowsprit Part 2

4/18/20 Attaching Bowsprit

4/18/20 Lower Main Mast

4/19/20 Main Mast Top

4/20/20 Main Top Part 2

4/21/20 Crow’s Nest

4/21/20 Bowsprit and Main Mast

4/21/20 Foremast and Mizzen Mast

4/21/20 Lower Foremast

4/24/20 Foremast Top

4/25/20 Mast Test fit

4/25/20 Mizzen Mast Top

4/26/20 Masts

4/27/20 Painting Gun Ports

4/30/20 Deadeyes Into After Channels

4/30/20 Deadeyes Into Midship Channels

5/2/20 Deadeyes into Forward Channels

5/3/20 Mast Base

5/4/20 Lashing down Ship’s Boat

5/5/20 Anchor Chains

5/6/20 Foremast Blocks

5/7/20 Upper Foremast Blocks

5/7/20 Extra Ramps on Crow’s Nests

5/8/20 Top Main Mast Blocks

5/8/20 Mizzen Mast Blocks

5/9/20 Gammoning Bowsprit to Stem

5/12/20 Deck Blocks

5/13/20 Guns

5/14/20 Gun Carriage Tackle

5/17/20 Bowsprit Install

5/17/20 Bowsprit Gammoning

5/17/20 Bobstay with Deadeyes

5/18/20 Deadeye Spacing Tool

5/18/20 Boomkin Tackle

5/19/20 Attaching Figurehead

5/19/20 Bowsprit Shrouds

5/19/20 Boomkin Shrouds

5/20/20 Deadeyes for Foremast Top

5/20/20 Foremast Burton Pendants

5/22/20 Foremast Stepped

5/22/20 Foremast Shrouds

5/24/20 Shrouds Deadeyes

5/25/20 Foremast Shrouds

5/25/20 Fore Stay

5/25/20 Fore Preventer Stay

5/26/20 Main Mast Stepped

5/27/20 Main Mast Burton Pendants

5/27/20 Main Mast Shrouds

5/28/20 Main Mast New Strings

5/29/20 Shrouds Progress

6/01/20 Main Stay and Preventer Stay

7/20/20 Preventer Stay

7/24/20 Spanker Boom

7/24/20 Boom Jaw

7/25/20 Gaff

7/27/20 Attaching Gaff to Mizzen Mast

7/28/20 Attaching Boom

7/29/20 Mizzen Stay

7/30/20 Boom Topping Lifts

8/1/20 Mizzen Mast Burton Pendants

8/1/20 Line Bundle Coiling Tool

8/15/20 Spanker

8/15/20 Cleats

8/21/20 Mizzen Mast Shrouds

8/25/20 Fore Topmast Shrouds

8/27/20 Main Top Mast Shrouds

8/29/20 Mizzen Top Mast

8/29/20 Mizzen Top Gallant Shrouds

8/30/20 Main Mast Gallant Shrouds

8/30/20 Mizzen Mast Top Gallant Ratlines

8/30/20 Mizzen Top Mast Ratlines

8/31/20 Mizzen Mast Lower Ratlines

9/2/20 Main Mast Ratlines

9/4/20 Main Top Mast Ratlines

9/5/20 Main Royal Ratlines

9/7/20 Fore Royal Ratlines

9/9/20 Fore Topmast Ratlines

9/13/20 ForeMast Ratlines