Up, Up and Away – Part 2

Up, Up and Away – Part 2

In part 2 of his toy aeroplane build, having made all of the turned components, Ian Wilkie now sets about completing the propeller, wings, tailplane and undercarriage, then we’re ready for take off!


In part 1 of this project, I covered the making of all the turned parts – the fuselage, engine, cylinders and nose cone, tip tanks, wheels and hubcaps, and finally the pilot and observer – and now I’ll continue with the propeller, wings, tailplane, fin and undercarriage, before putting everything together and adding the finishing touches. Much of this work, as you’ll see, is carried out using a scrollsaw.

Read the full article, including full instructions, in The Woodworker July 2017

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