Clean Sweep Submarines

Work In Progress reports, AKA "WIP reports"

  • In these reports I will briefly describe what I'm currently working on, backed-up with pictures.
  • I will sometimes mention people,forums and magazines in my WIP's, where I got ideas from, not to promote them but I strongly believe in referencing, no more no less.

WIP 8: Designing propellers

20 June 2019

This will be my second time I make a propeller, the first one was for my AKULA, there I used brass sheetmetal for the blades, now I wanted to add some body into it by designing the blades with actual airfoil shaped cross-sections...........

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WIP 7: Addressing the stern masters

31 May 2019

I have integrated the shafts for the creeper motors in the stern masters. The creeper shafts were not perfect as I wanted them to be, the inevitable happened..........

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WIP 6: The sail

30 May 2019

The sail, also known as fin or fairwater, of a Russian submarine is quite challenging to create. Most of the cold-war submarine have teardrop shaped sails, double curved..........

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WIP 5: The stern mould

26 October 2018

As you will know by now I like doing things complicated and like designing stuff. Here again I calculated what is the most economic thing to do .......

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WIP 4: Cutting all pieces

25 October 2018

After a well-deserved long summer break, I’m back. All necessary pieces are cut now, every piece is marked with it’s allocation and dimensions .......

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WIP 3: The stern master

09 March 2018

It has been a while but I spent my time well. The rough stern master is finished, in the picture below I have indicated all the parts of the stern assembly.......

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WIP 2: Purchasing the raw materials

20 Januari 2018

Before I can start the built I need raw materials to work with. Yes captain obvious. But what materials I need depends on what processes and techniques I’m going to use. I didn’t sit down.......

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WIP 1: Making my website

16 December 2017

I decided that I wanted a website for Clean Sweep Submarines, were to begin? I’m a complete noob regarding the subject. Further to the above it must be affordable, I’m just starting up a small business here. I search the www for information......

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