LumberJocks

Toy airplane

  • Advertise with us
Project by dgom posted 11-15-2012 08:08 PM 783 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wooden toy airplane has been in my family for decades and was in really bad shape and needed refinishing so I sanded it throughly and repaired the wings that were loose. The rudder and propeller were missing so I made new ones. Finally I applied a few layers of bright red paint and decorated the plane with white stripes.





3 comments so far

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11252 posts in 842 days


#1 posted 11-15-2012 09:42 PM

Very nice of you salvaging a family heirloom.

View crowie's profile

crowie

653 posts in 618 days


#2 posted 02-03-2013 11:14 PM

Very good restoration job on the plane.
isn’t that the beauty of wooden toys, you can repair or remodel them, well done.
Cheers, crowie

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

View Scott Shea's profile

Scott Shea

145 posts in 589 days


#3 posted 02-20-2013 02:31 PM

Looks very similar to a Culver V or Culver Cadet! Very nice restoration!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase