I had a piece of white oak which I salvaged out of someone’s fire bin. It had a crack in, but by cutting and laminating I managed to get the crack invisible on the outside.
The sanding guidelines after cutting the block to size.
After sanding to shape on the disk sander
The engine block and radiator ready to be joined. On this photo the crack that I mentioned above is clearly visible. After the radiator is fitted however, it will not be visible anymore.
Radiator and engine block glue up
Engine block / radiator assembly unit ready to be fitted. The headlights will be fitted at a later stage.
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