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Model Ship from Balsa Wood

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In this instructable we will show you how to make a model ship from balsa wood.

You will need:
 - balsa wood rod,
 - balsa wood thick bar,
 - balsa wood thin bar,
 - saw,
 - PVA glue,
 - sandpaper.


 
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Step 1: Cut out the shape of the ship

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Mark the shape of the ship on thick balsa wood bar. The length of the ship is 9 cm. The shortest length of the triangles is 2 cm and 1.25 cm respectively.

Use saw to cut balse wood.

Use sand paper to perfect the edges.

Step 2: Cut out the shape of cabins

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Mark the shape of cabins on thin balsa wood bar.

The length of the cabins is 5 cm.

Use saw to cut the shape.

Step 3: Cut out the shape of pipes

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Mark the shape of cabins on balsa wood rod.

The length of the pipes is 2 cm.

Use saw to cut the shapes.

Step 4: Assemble the Ship

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Assemble the ship with PVA glue, leave to dry for one day and you are done.
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