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Project by Mike Pientka posted 1508 days ago 1636 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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OVERALL SIZE:
20” Long x 10” Diameter x 10” High

MATERIALS:
Oak, Birch

FINISH:
Gel stain, Polyurethane finish

COMMENTS:
This is an original design. When pulled along, the “blades” rotate in opposite directions and overlap about 2”

-- Engineer by day, Woodworker by night, Original Approach LLC, Windsor CO, www.original-approach.com





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paplou

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#1 posted 1508 days ago

That is a wild design. great job. pull it fast enough and it might fly away. you must work for Boeing.

-- PAPLOU

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1508 days ago

Cary cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 1508 days ago

Hey Mike, that is really cool. I’ll bet the kids love it! Much better than the plastic junk from China!!
That will be an heirloom toy!
But, watchout for the do-gooders and OSHA – they’ll have you putting a guard on the rotating parts!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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NormG

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#4 posted 1508 days ago

Caterpillar Helo comes to mind, great job

-- Norman

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1507 days ago

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 1504 days ago

wow … that’s extraordinary. I’d love to see it in motion

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dennisgrosen

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#7 posted 1490 days ago

are you working in the darkroom of Lockheed Martin…lol

looks funny
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 1472 days ago

WOW thats awesome where did you come up with this idea??

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Manitario

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#9 posted 1126 days ago

wow, how about a video for this?

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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