Fan Planes

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Project by sawdust00 posted 10-16-2018 01:52 PM 860 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are some of my fan planes I call them. I take vintage fans and turn them into airplanes. I use vintage parts like wallpaper straight edge , survey rods , old nordic skis and also use car parts on some of them. I also use musical instruments like clarinets on some of them. I always say they fly off the shelve when people buy them. All this and Heaven too.

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#1 posted 10-16-2018 02:39 PM

Very ingenious idea. I’m sure they are great sellers. I’d love to have an “airplane” fan like that. I think I’m going to shamelessly steal your idea and see if I can find pieces and parts to make a fan for the office.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#2 posted 10-16-2018 03:55 PM

Very interesting.
I see wires on the one with auto parts do they all have working fans?

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#3 posted 10-16-2018 07:23 PM

very cool and creative use of stuff that most would throw away.welcome to lumber jocks.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 10-16-2018 09:52 PM

Great idea.

-- Ron, Montana

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#5 posted 10-16-2018 11:11 PM

Very Nice Project & Well Done!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 10-17-2018 01:05 AM

very creative-i like the one with the old survey rods the best.

thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#7 posted 10-17-2018 03:08 AM

Very nice work. I like the design of the planes and I like that you have used a variety of familiar objects to make them.

-- Barry,

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#8 posted 10-17-2018 05:00 AM

Extraordinary work and engineering.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 10-17-2018 07:53 AM

Brilliant…. inspired !!

Its just great when you see somebody else’s imagination brought to life.

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#10 posted 10-17-2018 01:29 PM

These rock, what an awesome idea

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

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#11 posted 10-17-2018 04:49 PM

FANtastic creative idea and well done!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 10-18-2018 10:16 AM

Very cool.

-- Chris K

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#13 posted 10-21-2018 02:49 PM

Very creative. Every creation truly unique.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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