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I found a picture of this plane and my son went nuts. He loves to spin propellers, always has.
-- ShawnH "In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock." Thomas Jefferson
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#1 posted 03-30-2007 10:18 PM
I don’t have a float plane…
-- Ethan, http://thekiltedwoodworker.com
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#2 posted 03-30-2007 10:40 PM
That looks like fun.
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#3 posted 03-30-2007 10:57 PM
I was lookin for a Merganser block with 01 Tooled Steel
Where’s the throat?
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#4 posted 03-31-2007 12:01 AM
Oh. My. That’s really cool.
I’m just finishing up a rocking horse for my nephew, but when I initially balked at a rocking horse, his mom said “how about a helicopter”, so apparently there’s some aviation interest there? I’m thinking that he may have to have a rocking floatplane to go with that horse.
-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke
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#5 posted 03-31-2007 12:17 AM
Really cool, Ethan. How big is it?
-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN
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#6 posted 03-31-2007 12:33 AM
Talk about “toys in the shop” ;)
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#8 posted 03-31-2007 12:51 AM
I am working on my daughters right now. It’s about 12 inches long and 7 or 8 high.
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#9 posted 03-31-2007 12:53 AM
this is wonderful!! I want to spin the propeller!!!
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#10 posted 03-31-2007 01:55 AM
Nice shawn. A “keepsake” toy for sure. He’ll treasure it forever. And Deb, don’t touch the little boys plane. Jeeeesh.
-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!
#11 posted 03-31-2007 01:59 AM
oh sorry.. probably “for guys only” .. I know, I know ;)
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#12 posted 03-31-2007 02:05 AM
I really like all of the various woods that you used in this project… Looks great..
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
#13 posted 03-31-2007 03:54 AM
It’s a good thing you can hold it, then you would see the warts. My son has been spinning the propeller since the minute it went on. It was still just a block with a propeller on it at that point. I didn’t think I would get it back to finish it. And Debbie, your welcome to spin the prop, didn’t you see, I making one for my daughter.
#14 posted 03-31-2007 03:56 AM
yah.. she’ll let me play ;)
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#15 posted 03-31-2007 01:24 PM
Does it float? Great looking plane!
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