Wooden balloon car

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Project by Boris Beaulant posted 05-22-2015 06:04 AM 1564 views 22 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today it’s a good day to make de run into our shops.
And I think a wooden balloon car is a good start for that ;)

Juste one ballon and some pieces of plywood … and let’s go !

Here is a small video to see it in action ! Vroooom …

You can download the Sketchup plan here.

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#1 posted 05-22-2015 12:34 PM

This is so cool I will have to make one this weekend. Thanks for sharing this fun project.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 05-22-2015 12:58 PM

Very cool. My Grndsons would luv a few o these

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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Scott Oldre

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#3 posted 05-22-2015 01:20 PM

Awesome toy…...and the ballon car was fun too. Love that table saw!!!

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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Boris Beaulant

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#4 posted 05-22-2015 01:27 PM

Thank you ;)

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#5 posted 05-22-2015 02:28 PM

This is a fun project. The kids will love it!
Thanks for posting it!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#6 posted 05-22-2015 05:00 PM

One for the weekend with jnr. Looking forward to trying it. Thanks.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#7 posted 05-22-2015 07:39 PM

Is so cool! Never see that before. Thank for share! Try to do one??? Have in mind! Not so pretty like yours of course.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#8 posted 05-22-2015 09:26 PM

You Eurpoeans have the sweetest machines. Cool Idea!

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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Boris Beaulant

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#9 posted 05-23-2015 06:03 AM

@TheWoodenOyster, I think there good things in european style machines as in american style machines … then, maybe the future of woodworking machinery is to merge all of good ideas in a single smart machine style ?

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#10 posted 05-25-2015 12:07 PM

G’Day Boris, Now that’s one very simple, fun toy that’ll keep the children playing for hours….very well done, sir..

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

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#11 posted 05-25-2015 06:09 PM

This is very creative and looks like a lot of fun.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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