Batmobile Toy Car

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Blog series by Tony Slattery updated 06-20-2015 08:53 AM 2 parts 4472 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: How to make a batmobile toy car

06-16-2015 02:15 AM by Tony Slattery | 1 comment »

For anyone who wants to make one, here is a link to the free plans to the free plans. Scroll down to find the batmobile and download the zip file, which contains the full size patterns. First off, I pasted the patterns onto thin MDF to mark the outline. There is even enough spade for an extra wheel or two. One another project, the fenders are marked out to miss the knots on a piece of recycled pine board. Showing the outline of the two body halves. The idea is to have ...

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Part 2: A better way to cut the flutes

06-20-2015 08:53 AM by Tony Slattery | 1 comment »

Cutting the flutes for the batmobile toy car proved to be not quite as simple or easy as I would like it to be, so I tried a different way – this time with a carving gouge or chisel. I have a few inherited from my grandfather some years ago – they are not quite as sturdy as wood turning gouges. The smaller one is about 6mm across, with a radius of 12mm or so, and the other one is about 15mm across, and I’m guessing the radius would be about 19mm or 3/4 inch. ...

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