|Project by AlBCuttnWud||posted 06-24-2012 03:29 PM||1158 views||0 times favorited||3 comments|
This was one of those…..”I want to make something for the office but don’t have a lot of time to make today.” So I came up with an AIM-9 missile to hang from the roof or I’ll mount to a plaque for the wall. Fairly basic I know but did have to figure out how to make the slots for the tail fins in the round stock. I made a little jig so I could use my router table and turned out pretty good. I also used two different round over bits to shape the nose part (if you look closely it’s slightly staggered) and another bit to round off the front fin holder ends.
Flavors of wood:
round stock = maple
front fins = bloodwood
front fin holders = cherry
tail fins = sapele
Update: I learned how to fancy rope work so thought I would add to give it a “USN” look.
-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD