Adm_Maverick is well known for his paper model fighters, but now he's stepped up to take on one of the big boys. He's scratch building a Tallahassee cruiser, which is a fantastic choice and not one we see very often (if ever?) in physical models. The images below show three different iterations that he's already started on, and the results are already quite good. Follow the design process and find even more pics at the CIC Forums.
This is the finished rough model. For a quick build it turned out rather well. But there are some problems with it, some of them because of how I built it and others because I used something a lot thicker then a single sheet of card stock to build.
The first thing is that I built the model from front to back and then bottom to top. Having built the model once, I would completely reverse that and build it from top to bottom, back to front. The front is largely enclosed and self supporting, while the back with the bridge, engines and several sections all joining together is more dependent on components joining together properly to support other components.
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