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Forum topic by MrRon posted 05-28-2016 08:46 PM 921 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-28-2016 08:46 PM

We have been seeing some outstanding wood models built by members “down under” and some stateside. This is an area that is of much interest. Maybe we could have a forum that covers model making.

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#1 posted 05-28-2016 08:49 PM

I k make “toys” not models.

There are some shown on this site that are MUSEUM QUALITY!

I think Ron is correct; although, I will never post in it!

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#2 posted 05-28-2016 08:55 PM

I agree. That’s a good idea. Some of those models are amazing.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#3 posted 05-28-2016 09:25 PM

I don’t know I might be interested. YES!!!
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#4 posted 05-28-2016 10:56 PM

I’m not a toy maker but I agree with the OP. It’s in a class by itself and needs it’s own forum.
It might would also produce more interested in toy making.

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#5 posted 05-29-2016 05:35 PM

Being a long time model maker which is how I got into woodworking years ago, I would love to see a forum for that!


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#6 posted 05-30-2016 04:41 PM

I agree with bruc101; they are in a class all by themselves. The only restriction I would have is; the models must be made of wood. Plastic kits would not be welcome. We would have to distinguish between a “model” and a toy.

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#7 posted 05-30-2016 04:46 PM

Adding another comment! I think they are not toys; unless you would actually let a kid PLAY with them!

Many very fine models on this site are called toys!

I also agree the forum should be limited to WOOD as it is not plastic manipulation specialties!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#8 posted 05-31-2016 12:39 AM

A New Forum,- just for Wooden Models,- Yes please.

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#9 posted 05-31-2016 12:09 PM

Sounds like a good idea to me. I also started building models (flying models) before doing any other woodworking.

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