Birthday F-16 jet

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Project by jase posted 07-25-2015 11:53 AM 1613 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ll be gone for my boy’s birthday so I thought I’d make him something ahead of time and my wife can get it out on the special day.

My mentor told me basswood was very soft and pourous, so I used it for the Jet and a piece of aromatic cedar for the plaque.

-- 'If you got any, you got plenty'

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#1 posted 07-25-2015 01:55 PM

Very Nice! You got the looks of the F-16 perfect!

-- Just making sawdust

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#2 posted 07-25-2015 02:42 PM

This is so nice. You did a wonderful job on that jet.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 07-25-2015 02:43 PM

Wow. I like how you captured it in flight . Looks great

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#4 posted 07-25-2015 02:47 PM

great carving! I’m sure your son will treasure it.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 07-25-2015 03:57 PM

Beautifuly shaped, very authentic replica.Nice gift.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 07-25-2015 04:15 PM

That plane rocks!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#7 posted 07-25-2015 07:42 PM

Well done.

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#8 posted 07-26-2015 01:00 AM

You really nailed the look of that Falcon! I’m sure your son will enjoy many hours with it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 07-26-2015 10:56 AM

Thanks everybody, I started making weapons for it but ran out of time. Oh well.

-- 'If you got any, you got plenty'

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#10 posted 08-12-2015 07:09 PM

Love the look of your F-16… coming from an F-16 Avionics Tech! Great job!

-- James "Lem" Lemon - "When Life gives you lemons... you got a pretty good life!"

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