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Project by sugarpine posted 08-11-2011 09:00 PM 1199 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Stearman Biplane that I’ve made numerous times as gifts for both children and adults. This version was made from yellowheart and bloodwood. The pattern is from “The Great Book of Wooden Toys” by Norm Marshall.

-- sugarpine





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Micksda

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#1 posted 08-11-2011 09:22 PM

Wow, that is incredible. Thank you for posting. I think I am using the same book to make the same project but mine is much less ambitious.

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ChrisN

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#2 posted 08-11-2011 09:25 PM

I love the way you cut the wing and the tail from the same laminated piece. It look really cool.

Thanks for sharing!

Chris

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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Snookie

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#3 posted 08-12-2011 03:32 AM

I love making wooden toys & yours are beautiful! I really enjoyed seeing them!

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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rasetacouenne

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#4 posted 08-13-2011 08:47 PM

Great job!

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nitewalker41

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#5 posted 08-14-2011 08:21 PM

Really like the Bi-Plane…looks great….I like the patterns in his book….have made some of them for my Great Grandson….”did yourself proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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Raymond

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#6 posted 08-15-2011 08:10 PM

Great job, I love that old plane. I have flowen in a couple of them. Brings back memories.

-- Ray

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Arnies

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#7 posted 12-16-2011 01:46 PM

The Stearman Looks great. I have made a number of toys for the grandsons but they don’t look near as good as what you have done.

-- arnies

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Scott Shea

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#8 posted 12-22-2013 05:45 PM

I love the contrasting colors in the wood! Excellent job! I might have to add this to the list and tackle this one.

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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