Turner T-40A

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Project by Curtis2 posted 08-20-2008 06:55 AM 2936 views 0 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Homebuilt T-40a, all wood built from plans only.

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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 08-20-2008 07:04 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! THis is a great site to learn and share the woodworking experience.

Great plane, would you be able to walk us through the construction process? Pictures are always welcome.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 08-20-2008 08:43 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.
Very fine plane! Does it fly..? I never make a plane. I bought many planes and they do not fly.
Take care and work safe.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 08-20-2008 11:52 AM

Awesome plane, I flew one of those when I was in college, you should have lots of fun with it. Welcome to LJ!

-- Rich, WNY,

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#4 posted 08-20-2008 11:59 AM

Looks pretty good. What is the performance like?

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 08-20-2008 12:33 PM

A great looking plane,

This doesn’t look like a weekend project.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#6 posted 08-20-2008 01:11 PM

Very nice looking plane.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#7 posted 08-20-2008 01:17 PM

Wow….. very nice workmanship.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#8 posted 08-20-2008 01:52 PM

That’s what I call taking it to a new level. Great build and thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Greg Wurst

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#9 posted 08-20-2008 02:09 PM

Dang, that’s a woodworking project!

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#10 posted 08-20-2008 02:32 PM

Way to go!!!!! What a beauty, Never flown this type before, but looks like it would be a blast. You did a beautiful job on it. Have you had your certification flight yet? Really good looking work, I can’t even see the control line hook ups on the wing. LOL

-- Dan Wiggins

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#11 posted 08-20-2008 02:35 PM

How did you cut the wood for the windows so thin you can see through them and yet remain strong enough not to shatter? Wink Wink ;2D

At first I had to check and see if this was another of pashley's projects.

Seriously, this seems like it must have been a life changing experience in terms of time, dedication, and painstaking attention to detail. You MUST share more…

-- Jim

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#12 posted 08-20-2008 03:06 PM

Very nice. I bet you enjoy that project over and over.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#13 posted 08-20-2008 03:10 PM

homemade!!!!!! wow

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#14 posted 08-20-2008 04:06 PM

This looks like years of dedication…...
Thanks for sharing.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#15 posted 08-20-2008 04:16 PM

Very nice, that is awsome

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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