H-53 Whirly Gig

  • Advertise with us
Project by AlBCuttnWud posted 02-04-2013 02:35 PM 1966 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
H-53 Whirly Gig
H-53 Whirly Gig No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I was going back through some old pictures and found this one I did a few years ago. It actually rotated when the wind blew. Nothing like some of the high quality toys others are making on here but thought I would share. Sorry for the poor quality picture…..

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

13 comments so far

View Roger's profile


20948 posts in 2949 days

#1 posted 02-04-2013 02:37 PM

Very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

View ChrisK's profile


2002 posts in 3226 days

#2 posted 02-04-2013 03:04 PM

Nice, a good friend flew one these for the Navy.

-- Chris K

View ASUAlumni02's profile


165 posts in 2104 days

#3 posted 02-04-2013 04:20 PM

I like it! Good job.


View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile

woodshaver Tony C

6175 posts in 3497 days

#4 posted 02-04-2013 05:31 PM

Nice job on this Whirly Gig! Very cool !

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

View Kerux's profile


812 posts in 4028 days

#5 posted 02-04-2013 07:06 PM

I like it… very unique.


View AlBCuttnWud's profile


695 posts in 2834 days

#6 posted 02-05-2013 12:14 AM

Thanks for the kind reviews.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

View Dave G's profile

Dave G

332 posts in 2193 days

#7 posted 02-05-2013 12:30 AM

Love it! My group at GE Lynn, MA makes the engines. You know that thing is 50 years old and still going strong.

-- Dave, New England - “We are made to persist. that's how we find out who we are.” ― Tobias Wolff

View harvey4804's profile


120 posts in 2826 days

#8 posted 02-05-2013 07:41 AM

yep, looks like a sh!tter. Can you do a 46?

-- Ryan, FRMR HMM165 - HMX1 01-10

View AlBCuttnWud's profile


695 posts in 2834 days

#9 posted 02-05-2013 03:58 PM

Yep, I was in Hawaii with the Deltas….the last of the Ds in the fleet.

A 46 shouldn’t be no problem…...just have to make whop whop sounds when putting together…...ha

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

View majuvla's profile


13034 posts in 3012 days

#10 posted 02-05-2013 04:06 PM

Looks great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 2320 days

#11 posted 02-06-2013 02:43 PM

Cool and fun project! Great carving and build on that one. Like every detail esp. the rotating blades.


View maplerock's profile


529 posts in 1945 days

#12 posted 07-06-2013 06:12 PM

THAT IS COOL! The shape is very realistic. I looked at lots of your stuff and it is great! So much military themed art. Were you military? I saw the goat, and wondered if you went to USNA. Two of my sons graduated from there.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

View AlBCuttnWud's profile


695 posts in 2834 days

#13 posted 07-07-2013 11:14 PM

I’ve been in the Navy a little over 24 years now and still going. I came up the rougher way, started out E-1 and wasn’t very good and fixing radars so they made me an officer. I usually stick with the military themed projects due to space and time. I have a lot of fun with all these projects.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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