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Project by Arthouse posted 316 days ago 1407 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Someone gave me this small fan. It has a light duty motor and stand. To small for most of the heavy vintage parts I use . I had to get creative to use a light load not to overload the oscillator and stress the motor. I decided a T- square concept and parallel bar like the one I used to use in an Architects office before computers would be a valued concept. I started welding the fuselage luckily the back of the motor housing was steel so I welded the metal rods into a triangular shape to hold the T- square and tail section. I then glued the parallel bars together for wings and set the guide wires . For a hood ornament type I used a vintage mechanical pencil guiding the Architect on his intended designing destination to fly into the uncharted clouds of creativity. All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 316 days ago

Cool!!Very creative!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 316 days ago

Ingenious! I love it!


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#3 posted 316 days ago

Very clever! I like the whole concept.
Well done.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 316 days ago

This is very creative. I really like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 315 days ago

Well it worked, looks great and you have a great talent

-- Norman

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#6 posted 315 days ago

Cool, neat build

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 315 days ago

That idea just blew me away!

Vintage plane with now vintage parts; some people can just put things together making a good design statement.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#8 posted 315 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 315 days ago

I love this fan, as an Architect I am melted now.
The coolest fan I have ever seen.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#10 posted 315 days ago

That is so cool. T-square biplane fan. This would be great hanging from the ceiling.

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