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de Havilland Mosquito muti role combat aircraft ww2 In Olive Wood

08-25-2020 05:16 PM by Pedropete1 | 1 comment »

Well it has been a few months now with all the restrictions but progress has been made slowly. The last pictures showed the Mossie in a carved out shape from a huge olive stump around 3-400 years old you can tell by the red colour. The only tools used is a Chain saw for the stump and a small band saw for the parts also a very small drill 2mm bit . Cutting and shaping this olive wood is no mean feat the wood is hard and soft in places which did surprise me a little being this old, it would break all over the grain so had to discard a lot of pieces. What I generally do is to bake the parts in the oven for an hour to remove any moisturised sections and to kill any wood boring insects. The mu...

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