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Project by Alongiron posted 01-23-2011 07:05 PM 1475 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Neighbor has twin nephews and for their Birthday, she wanted me to make them a couple of toy airplanes. They are made out of some QSWO and Walnut that I had in the scrap bin and finished off with a couple coats of shellac. They turned out pretty well considering I had never made a toy airplane before! I left to pilots loose in the cockpit so that they can be moved around as needed.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....





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beavercut

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#1 posted 01-23-2011 07:28 PM

They didn’t just turn out pretty well. They turned out very well.

-- Beavercut

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dorielwooden

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#2 posted 01-23-2011 08:38 PM

WOW , GREAT JOB !!!

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination. http://dorielwoodenscollections.blogspot.com

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aperkins

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#3 posted 01-23-2011 11:18 PM

Nice! Like the detail of the motors – not too little, not too much. What’s the white bit on the front?

-- Andrew, Western MA, http://www.scrimshaw.com

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Alongiron

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#4 posted 01-24-2011 01:41 AM

Thanks for the positive comments… The white bit on the front is what holds the prop in place….think I should make it a bit darker as well??

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 01-24-2011 04:51 AM

Good looking airplanes. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Alongiron

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#6 posted 01-24-2011 05:00 AM

Thanks Tom

I still have to carve a couple of pilot dudes for the cockpit and they should be ready for many years of flying!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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Robsshop

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#7 posted 01-24-2011 08:51 AM

Awesome job ! I showed My 2 1/2 year old Grandson and he put his order in for two as well. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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wiswood2

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#8 posted 01-25-2011 07:06 PM

I have that exact same pattern . The are great looking planes

Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 01-29-2011 12:22 PM

Love them they look great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Alongiron

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#10 posted 02-04-2011 12:12 AM

I just updated these photos to include the little pilot guys I carved out.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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LuckysWifey

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#11 posted 02-18-2011 08:15 PM

awesome. my dad’s a pilot. he’d love these

-- Zwinger von Kleiner Feuerball German Shepherd Dogs

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ralbuck

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#12 posted 04-06-2014 02:26 AM

Super neat.

-- just rjR

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