Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'model making'

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Shop jigs #1: Wheel making jig number 3

10-14-2018 03:37 AM by htl | 13 comments »

This is wheel jig number 3. Make sure your eyes are rested and you have your reading glasses handy it’s a long one. Here’s the kind a wheels I can make with this jig. I seem to never quit finding I need to adjust my jig for different sized wheels, and have been building more modern cars that use small wheels even though they are not small models.The case in point was my last build a Mustang, I blow up the plans to be twice as big and the wheels were still under 2̶...

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Wooden Models #176: VW Bus #6 1/2 working on the motor, and roof

01-09-2018 12:02 AM by htl | 5 comments »

Rainy nasty day but warm enough to get in the shop and make some progress.Built a simple motor and trans, I would have had to come up with some kind a axle mount so just build a motor and let it do the job. And finally got the roof figured out, I lowered it a little.I cut out the straight back window and added a little angle to it, and thickened the roof supports. Trying something a little different with the head lights, I hope it works cause it would be murder to redo. ...

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Wooden Models #119: Playing with a Bob Cat

11-18-2016 12:07 AM by htl | 11 comments »

Started on a semi scratch built bobcat.Found some hand drawn plans on the net and with pictures from my favorites page am getting it built.Thanks Gr8hunter for your great pictures.Oak cherry and walnut If you look close you can see where I had to back up and redo some of my work because of a design flaw.I could have worked around it but it would have never been right so just bite the bullet and redo it.The seat and the roof and also the back are all junk yard parts left over from o...

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