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" Measuring the Sky "

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Project by Arthouse posted 11-17-2013 01:12 AM 1350 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a concept I decided on when I got all the parts layed out on my work bench. The top wing is a wallpaper straigtedge six feet long. The bottom wing is a dressmakers ruler . I then welded the fuselage and decided to use vintage folded rulers attached to the metal to match the concept of measuring. The plane oscillates as it flies into the clouds measuring the sky. 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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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 01:24 AM

That’s really unique. Pretty cool.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-17-2013 01:48 AM

I get it Monte “pretty cool” I agree :)

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#3 posted 11-17-2013 02:17 AM

Crazy Man!

COOL STUFF!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 11-17-2013 02:59 AM

Ditto to all the above.
When I saw that you had posted another project, I was prepared to be blown away.
It certainly measures up.
I’m indeed a fan.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 11-17-2013 12:50 PM

Yes very good indeed!

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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#6 posted 11-17-2013 02:16 PM

Wow very unique, Love it.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#7 posted 11-17-2013 02:23 PM

What an interesting concept, I love it

-- Matt ~ "Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show a man who never makes anything.” - Herman Lincoln Wayland (1830-1898), author

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#8 posted 11-17-2013 02:55 PM

I LOVE IT!!!! Being I have worked in Aircraft Maintenance for 30 yrs now, I have to make one of these…. This is great… Will look great in my man cave…. Thx for sharing….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 11-17-2013 03:17 PM

I had to go back to this to see what I missed. Very original thinking. Way to go (fly).

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#10 posted 11-17-2013 03:31 PM

That’s quite a conversation piece. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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