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Red Baron Biplane

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Project by Don posted 260 days ago 623 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A lady asked me to make a biplane for her 2 1/2 yr old son and have it painted red. Like most of my projects, I find my inspiration from pictures on the web and go from there. This one is no different.

I found several pictures and combined the features and this is my rendition of a ‘Red Baron’ biplane. Constructed of Poplar and Pine. Body is from 4 pieces of laminated Poplar. Wings, prop and wheels all from Poplar. Tail section is Pine….because I had a piece of Pine that fit the purpose (for those who are going to ask :) ).

I tried to find a pilot for the biplane but couldn’t locate anything.

Hope you like…..Don

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca





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belden

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#1 posted 260 days ago

Cool project. Like the design.

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TurnTurnTurn

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#2 posted 260 days ago

Very nice. Should the pilot be Snoopy or the Red Baron?

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#3 posted 256 days ago

Pretty wooden plane!Like the details and the red color. The kid like it for sure. Well done!

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#4 posted 254 days ago

G’Day Don,
Very cool plane and yes snoopy or the red baron could have flown in it….
The little bloke will have hours of fun and play….well done…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Don

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#5 posted 254 days ago

I really tried to find a pilot for the plane but came up empty :(

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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