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Project by ptofimpact posted 10-26-2014 12:58 PM 1795 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wanted to try one of these for a while, used Steve Ramsey’s pattern for the woodchopper and Fan blade, but modified the rest. Works pretty good in a slight breeze, tried to upload a video, but no luck, I do not have a website.

-- Pete in NC





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smithy

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#1 posted 10-26-2014 01:07 PM

good job! I keep thinkin of making one, too

-- Kevin, Indiana

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Mike Hillman

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#2 posted 10-26-2014 01:16 PM

I love it!

-- Mike

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#3 posted 10-26-2014 02:17 PM

Really cool! Looks great and like it was lots of fun to build.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 10-26-2014 03:10 PM

These Whirligig’s always make me smile! Nice work! I plan on making one of these someday.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 10-26-2014 07:29 PM

They pretty much said it all!

Great Job!

Like the rest of these sawdust addicts; sometime , in the future, I will have to try a few! The first is mostly likely going to be junk; so, I have to plan on a few!

-- just rjR

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#6 posted 10-26-2014 08:34 PM

Glad to see these making a come back…great build

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#7 posted 10-26-2014 11:47 PM

Awesome! Is there a link you can provide to the plans? This is on my to do list :)

-- Henryk, South Carolina

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#8 posted 10-26-2014 11:51 PM

Looks great, Pete. Nicely done.

-- Toy Making Dad, Northern Virginia, http://toymakingdad.blogspot.com

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#9 posted 10-27-2014 12:11 AM

Looks like fun.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 10-27-2014 10:49 AM

Thank you for all the kind comments. As far as a plan, used Steve Ramsey’s pattern, watched his video, and modified what he did. Here is the link to his video.

http://www.woodworkingformeremortals.com/2012/06/whirligig-and-contest-winners.html

-- Pete in NC

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