Toy Planes for Christmas

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Project by Rick George posted 01-10-2012 04:40 AM 1644 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 1st set of toys for Christmas. Taken from some plans I found in a magazine, I made the planes entirely from scrap. One plane is made from mahogany and purple heart. The other is made from maple and purple heart. The pilots (Mario and Luigi) are made from a broom handle. Wheels were fashioned using a circle cutter. It was fun to make and the kids love them.

-- Rick

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#1 posted 01-10-2012 04:53 AM

Well aren’t these great fun, nice work.

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 01:19 PM

They look Great. The one i made did not look near as good.

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 02:14 PM

Those are pretty cute. i bet the kids love ‘em.


-- 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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#4 posted 01-11-2012 03:55 PM

What a fun project, great idea for the kids.

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

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