My oldest grandson making his Pinewood Derby Car

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Project by Tom "BUG" Janos posted 926 days ago 1826 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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#1 posted 926 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 926 days ago

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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#3 posted 926 days ago

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

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#5 posted 926 days ago

Great car & way to go in wining.

-- Craig, Waterloo,IA

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#6 posted 926 days ago

RIP Lego Man.

That thing oozes fastness.

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#7 posted 926 days ago

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

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

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#8 posted 925 days ago

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 925 days ago

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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#10 posted 925 days ago

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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