Just my luck.. no ware near to the like'n of there
beautiful hand chiseled shaped cars!
Well here's to a first attempt at trying the hand chisel's to shape a car with ..
.. and a first for me at making a batty looking Bat mobile car.
Lot's of sand paper was used up to hide all the mistakes & chip mark's as well.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year every one!
Out here in the OKLA panhandle. living in the country.. are Phone, TV , & Internet all comes in threw the phone lines.
well my back up battery went bad and crashed the system so that's why i'm late at replying.
You asked if i had any photos of the build?
Sorry, I could not talk my Wife into taking photos of me while using the chisels as she was tied up with her work and Christmas plays.
Plus not once did I even think about taking pics of the build in stages.. ( the thought never even crossed my mind !)
As i just wanted to try shaping a car using hand chisels and worked away at it.
I'll do better on the next one for you! ( However I will say it was bad as im to say my skills are lacking!)
And that's why I wanted to try it.. to see if I could .. and make Andy & Noah proud to see someone try shaping a car with hand chisels.
But i'll still say this they are far better at it then I am !
The idea for the car came from two different Bat mobile car patterns..
One of them seen on the internet, and the next out of an older collector fender kit i had in my collection.
Pattern found on the internet:
And then the older fender kit with the Bat Mobile car pattern:
It was kind of a mixture of combining the two patterns together to come up with the batty looking car.
You'll see the difference's more so in the front & rear fender shapes, cab, and front jet fan.
I'll let you use your Imagination on how all the rest of the shapes came together!
It was a lot of work.. However the tools I used for shaping the car are seen in the pic below..
Wood chisels , special wood carving chisels, plus X-Acto knifes, and lot's of sand paper..
along with my scroll saw not seen.. for making the rough cut out's for the fenders, and air scoops.
And the Dremel work table I used for clamping the work down.
keeps me busy. And I always enjoy
helping out where I can with workshops.
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You guy's make shaping with chisels look easy.. but it's not!
Thanks for the inspiration on trying something new with the use of hand tools.