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Most techniques will have a place here. I think this will also be where the most basic techniques is linked to.

| February 5, 2012, 5:03 am
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Sideways roofing

The idea of this technique is to mimic the rounded shape of the ship in crosscut, while still maintaining some structural strength.

It has widespread use as a means to design especially lower hull curvature.

Some of the mocs using variations of this technique is:

Sebeus I

Henrik Hoexbroe on his

Cutty Sark

and Calypso

I use it on all of my ships

| February 5, 2012, 5:47 am
I found using technique angle connectors with technique bricks gives a nice round shape and the ability to increase/decrease the width with little problems. Small 1 stud or 2 stud wide plates over the top with tiles on top give a nice finished look. I'm having very good success using this for my Schnellboot as well.
| February 5, 2012, 1:01 pm
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1X2 upper hull in combination with sideways roofing lower hull.

This is a posting of the well known Custeau exploration vessel the Calypso, made by Henrik Hoexbroe.
A wonderful example of how these two techniques can work together to make a very convincing hull structure.

| February 11, 2012, 7:59 am
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