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Toy Planes for my son

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Project by ccanderson102 posted 08-20-2012 01:11 PM 1728 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built these planes for my son. The piper was built at the same time I built the previously posted Piper for my dad. Knowing that my son would play with Piper his more than my dad I used less costly and more durable materials and I was able to use it as a prototype.

The Bi-Plane originally did not have a landing gear and was played with very much… sort of broke my heart. After my son saw the Piper he said to me that his “other plane needed wheels” so another hour in the garage was required. Apparently My son has the same need for details as me. Now we can both fly around the back yard and have spent many hours doing barrel rolls and loops

Lake all the rest of the toys I have built the only fastener used is glue and patience.





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AJswoodshop

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#1 posted 08-20-2012 02:47 PM

Wow! Love those planes! I love making toys, cant wait to see your future projects!

Aj

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#2 posted 08-20-2012 04:42 PM

Good looking wooden planes !

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#3 posted 08-20-2012 09:10 PM

What a way to spend quality time with your son! Who wouldn’t want to play with this striking piece of art? 

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#4 posted 08-20-2012 10:09 PM

Great looking wood toys, can’t wait to see more!

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#5 posted 08-20-2012 10:31 PM

Nice work. I’m sure he loves them.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 08-21-2012 04:14 PM

wonderful planes! I’ll bet they fly for years to come :)
Does that little man come out of the bi-plane?

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#7 posted 08-21-2012 06:01 PM

It is a one pilot plane. He is stuck in permanently.

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#8 posted 02-02-2013 06:50 AM

I love seeing toys that a child will hours of fun & imagination with…..well done…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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