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Project by nitewalker41 posted 12-27-2011 05:39 AM 1142 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this from Pine & Fir and the Prop and exhaust is made from Oak, This is another of the projects that are in Norm Marshall’s book. I am going to give to to a grand son of a person who I use to work with before I retired. Next project is to attempt the Jet Fighter in Norm’s book, that one will be for my Great Grandson.

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





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wolflrv

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#1 posted 12-27-2011 06:38 AM

Nice job!! I’m glad to see someone else going through Norm Marshall’s book like I am. You’ve definitely done more of the projects than I have, but I’m watching your work to set some goals for mine!

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klassenl

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#2 posted 12-27-2011 07:42 AM

Is it a P-40 Warhawk or a P-51 Mustang?

-- When questioned about using glue on a garbage bin I responded, "Wood working is about good technique and lots of glue........I have the glue part down."

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nitewalker41

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#3 posted 12-27-2011 07:49 AM

MAJOR OOPS!!!!!!! sorry about the name mix up…...it should be “Warhawk” and not Mustang…...don’t know what I was thinking when I put the wrong name on it…..I will just have to blame it on old age I guess…..thanks for setting the facts straight, I really do appreciate it.

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

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 03:07 PM

That is a great looking plane. In fact all of the toys you have posted are outstanding. I am sure your ex co-workers grandson will really enjoy it.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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jjw5858

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 03:58 AM

Wow….wonderful work here. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#6 posted 12-28-2011 04:42 AM

Looks good ,it must have been great fun to build.

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#7 posted 01-23-2012 10:34 PM

My boss has a running T-6 trainer which I was fortunate enought to get to work on some of the avionics.
He also has a running DC-3 Army transport that we refurbished in 2010. Its on youtube “Miss Virginia”

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