Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'engine'

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An adventure in making toys - Old Time Farm Truck #5: Engine Block

03-16-2015 08:11 PM by George_SA | 2 comments »

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 engi...

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The Panhead Eagle

02-07-2013 01:05 PM by Chris Mobley | 0 comments »

After seeing some of my work, my boss approached me one day with a request for his father. His father’s birthday was quickly approaching and he wanted to do something special. I talked to him about his father’s interest and hobbies, and I learned that he owned a 1956 Panhead Harley Davidson, and his passion was working on and restoring this bike. I wanted to incorporate this into something for him. I thought for a while on what could be done. I called my daughter who does computer aided d...

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Model Bell 407 helicopter project #8: Tail boom attached and the beginning of the engine housing.

04-11-2012 02:45 AM by Ryan Haasen | 5 comments »

Over the past few days it has started to take the shape of a helicopter. Here is the switch panel located on the roof of the cockpit (sorry for the poor quality of the image): This is a photo of clamping on the tail boom. Every minute the clamp stayed on there I worried that something on the body would give, but I was lucky and all went well. Today I just began the engine housing, it is coming together well. There a lot more to do but I am happy with it so far. Although there is ...

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