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Forum topic by yao posted 05-18-2014 11:51 AM 1305 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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yao

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05-18-2014 11:51 AM

Topic tags/keywords: car gift

video:http://player.56.com/v_MTEwMzQ0MTc4.swf

The raw materials:pine(From China guizhou)
decoration:dyeing,Oil and wax

process:
(1)Measuring body size;Design sketch

(2)Design drawings:

(3)Decoration before:

(4)complete:


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Yonak

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#1 posted 05-18-2014 07:35 PM

It looks great, yao. He might have more control if the front wheel were directly under the steering pole. Other than that, it looks like fun. I’d like to take it for a spin.

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REO

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#2 posted 05-18-2014 09:29 PM

I believe it was well thought out! the wheel casters to automatically go straight and when rounding a corner follows the weight distribution so it is less tippy. GREAT!

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Yonak

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#3 posted 05-20-2014 01:52 PM

yao, wouldn’t it be cool if you made a mechanism that would power the wheels when he swung the hand controls ? It may require elbow rests for stability.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 05-20-2014 02:13 PM

That’s a great looking project and a wonderful design. He sure looks like he’s enjoying it.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 05-20-2014 02:20 PM

Another awesome job.

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

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