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Project by dgom posted 642 days ago 772 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.





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Fishinbo

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#1 posted 642 days ago

Very nice of you salvaging a family heirloom.

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crowie

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#2 posted 562 days ago

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

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Scott Shea

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#3 posted 545 days ago

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!

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