This project is now in the ways. Thanks to the incredible talent and good nature of Mark Jenks @rcengr, we were able to secure permission to use his laser cut kit of the Omaha Class Scout Cruiser and a 3D Printed superstructure of his design to build a mold set for one of my personal dream ships the USS Detroit. I simply must digress here to tell you that this kit was absolutely awesome. It fit together so snuggly without any forced parts. If you like building wood ships, I’ve seen none better than this Omaha Kit. But I’m a fiberglass guy, (From Detroit... you gotta be tough livin’ in the D) so we started out wrapping the lower hull surfaces with wax paper as a barrier to prevent the chemical reaction from melting the plastic wrap that will form our one shot pressure mold. Next my 14 year old learned some David Bowie tunes to help educate him about pressure. Followed by the quick mix and dump of a quart of urethane foam. Turned out to be a bit more than we needed and it smoked out the stretch wrap at the deck vents causing superheated steam to force volcanic eruption of materials through the vent holes and another Bowie Song. Turns out Orion is a Bowie fan! Tomorrow we will be finding the lump of gold inside this mountain... and making 17 swords for his school musical, The Pirates of Penzance.