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My oldest grandson making his Pinewood Derby Car

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Project by Tom "BUG" Janos posted 02-07-2012 05:17 AM 1893 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is Gavin my grandson using my shop to power carve his 2nd Pinewood Derby Car. Last year he got 1st in his Division. This year he got 2nd and also got a trophy for the fastest looking car. The photo of the actual race is his car in front going over the finish line. He is missing the little Lego Man that he had for a driver in the picture. He flew out during a race (Such Raw Power).
Well Done Gavin.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-07-2012 05:21 AM

Great job Gavin a cool car and super job.Really well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Danpaddles

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#2 posted 02-07-2012 05:25 AM

Cool. Red wheels? I’ve been out of it a few years now.

Congrats to both of you!

-- Dan V. in Indy

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 02-07-2012 06:06 AM

Brings back many memories I had with my two sons during scouts. Thanks for sharing.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 02-07-2012 06:16 AM

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boxerman

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#5 posted 02-07-2012 06:38 AM

Great car & way to go in wining.

-- Craig, Waterloo,IA

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SkolVikes

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#6 posted 02-07-2012 07:03 AM

RIP Lego Man.

That thing oozes fastness.

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#7 posted 02-07-2012 09:11 AM

Fastest looking car is always good…...........

-- mike...............

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Roger

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#8 posted 02-07-2012 10:54 PM

oh yesssssss varrrrrrooooooooooommmm very good. I’ll bet he had a ball

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 02-08-2012 02:10 AM

Great job Gavin! No help from grandpa?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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razor524

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#10 posted 02-08-2012 03:33 AM

That sure looks like fun, hope mine is into that when he is old enough! Question, is that a basement window cover that you are using as a type of dust shield? Looks like it works well.

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