Anyone made a wooden airplane propeller? - (non functional)

  • Advertise with us

« back to Designing Woodworking Projects forum

Forum topic by tooldad posted 06-09-2010 01:33 AM 3838 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View tooldad's profile


659 posts in 3132 days

06-09-2010 01:33 AM

My dad is an airplane nut, retired from the state patrol air division. I was at the naval air museum in Pensacola while on vacation and saw this propeller clock. See pic below. Obviously I know how to drill out and put an insert in, just looking for a plan, pattern, or suggestions on how to make the twists/slant/warp in the propeller.

3 replies so far

View lew's profile


11263 posts in 3173 days

#1 posted 06-09-2010 01:46 AM

This might give you some ideas

Just found another one:

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View SKFrog16's profile


661 posts in 2618 days

#2 posted 06-09-2010 02:04 AM

Here is a complete PDF for cadving your propeller.

-- Methods are many,Principles are few.Methods change often,Principles never do.

View dustbunny's profile


1149 posts in 2713 days

#3 posted 06-09-2010 02:15 AM

One of our LJ members has made a propeller.
Check out Andy's project.
He did say at one time he was going to do a blog on the process,
you could try to PM him for some help, he has helped me with some
of my boxes….


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics