Red Baron Biplane

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Project by Don posted 12-15-2013 03:18 PM 1098 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,

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 03:24 PM

Cool project. Like the design.

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 04:27 PM

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

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#3 posted 12-19-2013 03:03 PM

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

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#4 posted 12-21-2013 11:44 AM

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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#5 posted 12-21-2013 05:29 PM

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

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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