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Project by woodshaver posted 917 days ago 3076 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hope this qualifies as a wood working project. It’s an electric RC boat that I built for my 8 year old grandson a while ago.
It’s plywood over Styrofoam and fiber glassed. I used a razor knife to cut most of the wood. If you have 5 minutes you can see more of the build on YouTube. http://youtu.be/04dfXlQfOo4
It took me about a month to build this boat. I didn’t have a plan I just went at it with my thoughts on this one.
This project had me doing a lot of different types of tasks as you can see. The video will show a lot more. My Grandson was shocked when I gave it to him.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!





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EBenezer

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#1 posted 917 days ago

That’s cool man, nice work.

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 917 days ago

Great build – I would classify it as a woodworking project, it’s got wood and a grandchild – that is all you need :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Ryan Haasen

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#3 posted 917 days ago

Neat Project!

-- Ryan

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 917 days ago

Fun and unique project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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KayBee

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#5 posted 917 days ago

Fun project, bet you’re your grandsons’ hero now : ) Is that a round workbench it’s on?

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 917 days ago

I know someone that getting voted the coolest Grandpa award from a little guy! What a neat project, I’m sure he loves this to death! Great work.

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

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#7 posted 917 days ago

Awesome.. Great build.. I really like unusual out of the norm things to build.

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woodshaver

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#8 posted 917 days ago

Hey Kaybee,

It’s a fold down wall table. It’s on a piano hinge and can be folded up and stored against the wall. I built that in the garage of the last house that we owned before we moved to Florida.

Thanks for all the nice comments everyone!

Tony C

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 916 days ago

That’s a wonderful miniature and I’ll bet that you had a lot of fun doing it.

helluvawreck

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-- 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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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#10 posted 916 days ago

Looks awesome. Ready to go on the tv show Swamp loggers

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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rogerw

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#11 posted 916 days ago

awesome!!

i used to be into rc planes and i would have liked to have that one

-- >> my shop teacher used to say "do the best at everything you make for your mom because you're going to see it for the rest of your life!" <<

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Paul Sipos

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#12 posted 913 days ago

That is badass! That shows ingenuity!

-- psipos@snakebite.com

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