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Bumble bee whirligig

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Project by Andy's Woodwork and carpentry posted 06-08-2011 02:41 AM 2949 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The bee’s head and body was made from 2” x 1” batten the wings from 1/8” thick exterior grade plywood and the wing hub from 5/8” thick beech

-- Plans and books available at: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/andydachippy?_trksid=p2047675.l2568 http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/andydachippie





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polecat

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#1 posted 06-08-2011 05:21 AM

That’s so cool.
In my favorite’s it go’s. THANK YOU

-- polecat, south alabama

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#2 posted 06-08-2011 10:17 AM

Very cute!

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

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#3 posted 06-12-2011 09:07 AM

I love it . Dose it look like the wings are flying when the wind blows . It looks like you used the idea of a air plane propeller.

#4 posted 06-15-2011 09:43 AM

Yes it does give the illusion of flying and when it pivots on its pole even more so

-- Plans and books available at: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/andydachippy?_trksid=p2047675.l2568 http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/andydachippie

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#5 posted 06-15-2011 03:44 PM

That’s a mighty cute whirlyjig right there. Nice going on that one.

-- 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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#6 posted 06-15-2011 03:48 PM

Great work, looks like you had some fun with a paint brush!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#7 posted 02-04-2013 06:34 AM

Cool!

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