Make A Wooden Toy Plane
Make a wooden toy plane is article about For Fun bookmarked by byron with ID 13091841735 was uploaded on 27-01-2019 and has been viewed 57,672 times.
To kick off Makers Care and raise money for The Make-A-Wish Foundation, we are asking you to make an airplane.It doesn't have to be wood: you can make it out of anything you like! We just want you to participate.
Please learn more about Makers Care and get involved at MakersCare.org.HOW TO MAKE A WOODEN TOY PLANE.TWO OPTIONS! I couldn't decide whether I wanted my plane to be a single-wing plane or a biplane so I made both! They are basically the same design: for the biplane you just need to add the upper wing and the connecting struts.
Free plans for both versions (in imperial and metric) are available here.I used 3/4″ (18mm) wood from my scrap bin.This project is perfect for a band saw.If you don't have one, you can use a jigsaw.For the thinner wings and propeller, I suggest using 1/4″ (6mm) plywood.
After downloading the cutting template, cut out the pieces and paste them to your lumber using spray adhesive.Then cut out the shapes of the plane parts.There will be four: the fuselage, the wing (this will be resawed into two pieces for the biplane), the tail wing, and the propeller.
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