Biplane Rocker

Biplane Rocker

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

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