Issue: Issue 251
Posted Date: 6/15/2010
Weekend project, for grand daughter's 3rd birthday. No plans, based on a photo of a toy belonging to a friend.
Wings and horizontal tail, oak; fuselage, rockers and decking, poplar; seat, mahogany; hand-carved propeller, 3/4 Baltic Birch plywood; prop spinner/axle is a mushroom-shaped turned scrap of mesquite; engine, pine - painted black. Finished with Watco oil and shellac.
- Stormy Boudreaux; Willow Park, TX