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by whodathunkit
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Jeep with trailer build
Replies: 6
Views: 116

Re: Jeep with trailer build

davet
Way to go with the light's on this Jeep with a trailer build!
by whodathunkit
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

davet wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:15 am
Unbelievable!!!!. That would sell for big dough at a craft store. I picture it hanging from the ceiling above some little kid's bed.
Funny you should that davet! The thought of hanging it from ceiling in the wood shop has crossed my mind.

And Darin.. Thanks!
by whodathunkit
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Thank you guy's! Whoda, do you attend any venues where you actually get to see your creations roll? Well VK! To me building these wooden cars is my stress reliever.. and a good way for me to unwind from a hard work day by seeing what i can create threw woodworking. And I do try to help out the scout...
by whodathunkit
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Hope you've enjoyed watching this air plane car build!
by whodathunkit
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Good Morning! While the pilots are taking flight.. The day of the reveal is here! What pilot and car / plane will you cheer for ? Snoopy & his Sopwith Camel. http://i64.tinypic.com/p9mb7.jpg The Red Baron & his Fokker Dr.1 . Or.. Stroker Mc Girk and his salt flat flyer. http://i64.tinypic.com/258qec...
by whodathunkit
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Back to the 50's Blvd.

Tonight painting of the car/plane ... However no photos in tell the reveal !
In the meantime enjoy this short 1966 video clip by the Royal Gardsman
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vMomifl-EY

And keep watching!
by whodathunkit
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Tonight's session.. Painting of the pilots!
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Snoopy:
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The Baron:
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The Two Pilots:
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by whodathunkit
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Thank's Vitamin K ! Okay here's all the parts ready for painting . http://i66.tinypic.com/wci83b.jpg However I still have a few details Id'e like to make.. the axle braces like those that are seen on the ghost car. And what paint scheme to paint on the car/plane. And the arms for the first pilot. Af...
by whodathunkit
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Snoopy and his machine gun:
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by whodathunkit
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Okay Randy brought up a good point here by asking if the pilot could be Snoopy! Been's how i'm not finished with the car or have it painted.. so here's that (TWIST!) if you change your mind at this point in your build process. You could do Snoopy as the pilot and change up the paint scheme on the ca...
by whodathunkit
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Randy your on to something...
Interchangeable drivers would be cool for this car.
And that thought has crossed my mind as well.

Guess I’ll be carving out Snoopy next!


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by whodathunkit
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Back to the 50's Blvd.

Tonight I'm going to jump ahead and skip sharing how to mount the top wing as it's nothing more then using dowel rods and drilling holes. http://i66.tinypic.com/2r6patv.jpg Tonight I'd like to share how i'm going to whittle out the driver by starting with a scrap piece of square stock: But first i'l...
by whodathunkit
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Back to the 50's Blvd.

More work Building the exhaust pipes for the Allison Motor! For this I chose to use dowel rods in 5/16 ,13/64, & 5/64 sizes. http://i64.tinypic.com/zx8r2v.jpg http://i63.tinypic.com/25t9948.jpg Using the motor i'll then mark out the drill locations and use a V block to drill the exhaust manifolds in...
by whodathunkit
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Thank's Randy! Well work on the car build go's on .. starting with the wooden axle supports! Sometimes there just not square so sanding is needed to square the ends. http://i64.tinypic.com/2vdfl2p.jpg http://i64.tinypic.com/21do2tk.jpg From there i like to find the center of the car and axle support...
by whodathunkit
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 22
Views: 722

Back to the 50's Blvd.

Thought I'd title this topic back to the 50's blvd.. Because I'll be using a vintage 1956 pinewood derby kit to build a car with ( but with a twist.) http://i66.tinypic.com/2eefsc5.jpg :scratching: no 1950's car patterns in today's books! http://i68.tinypic.com/4vh8j7.jpg If we could go back to the ...