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Toy Construction #156: Nautilus 20000 thousand leagues under the sea #4 1/2

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Blog entry by htl posted 10-11-2017 10:22 PM 2824 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Working on the wings [flippers?]
None of the wings are glued in, just in the groove waiting for final shaping.
Just showing the pictures as I got things done.

I should add the whole model is made in maple.

Starting to sand and smooth things out.

I’m at a stand still trying to figure out a way to make the teeth [front ripper saw teeth].Aaaaa!!!!!!!!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.



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bruce317

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#1 posted 10-11-2017 10:28 PM

Bruce,
That is really good. I do like it!

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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htl

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#2 posted 10-11-2017 10:34 PM

Thanks #3
It always helps when you love the subject your working on.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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Redoak49

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#3 posted 10-11-2017 11:12 PM

A tremendous job…....

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LittleBlackDuck

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#4 posted 10-11-2017 11:27 PM

That is really taking shape #4, and for a landlubber I am enjoying this build more than I imagined (and I have a good imagination).

PS.


I m at a stand still trying to figure out a way to make the teeth.Aaaaa!!!!!!!!!!
- htl

I’m on the cusp of getting all my teeth out for a plastic ”upgrade”....Aaaaa!!!!!!!!!!

I can post you some (or all) of them obsolete bones…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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johnstoneb

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#5 posted 10-12-2017 03:38 AM

That is looking good keep up the good work.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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crowie

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#6 posted 10-12-2017 05:36 AM

You certain going swimmingly Bruce with this underwater project

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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crowie

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#7 posted 10-12-2017 05:37 AM

forgot the subscription

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Dutchy

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#8 posted 10-12-2017 06:37 AM

Prachtig mooie onderzeeër.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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crowie

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#9 posted 10-12-2017 06:42 AM



Prachtig mooie onderzeeër.

- Dutchy

Lovely lovely submarine.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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LittleBlackDuck

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#10 posted 10-12-2017 10:06 AM


Prachtig mooie onderzeeër.

- Dutchy

Lovely lovely submarine.

- crowie


Darn… I thought he said fish and chips on Friday night.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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oldrivers

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#11 posted 10-12-2017 01:02 PM

Fantastic!!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Woodbutchery

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#12 posted 10-12-2017 02:26 PM

A very nice job. Inspiring!

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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GR8HUNTER

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#13 posted 10-12-2017 02:40 PM

just keeps getting better :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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