Fighter Plane

Small toy plane

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Video made by Thiago Published on 09/02/2016, viewed by 678 , 1 Comments

Based on the Brazilian Tucano fighter jet

What you will need

Wood (i used 3 types: body, wings, rear wings)

Sand paper

Sanding machine

Vise

Rasp

File

Small nails

Small screws

Sealant or wax

How to do this project

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Draw the plane side

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e nose and tail thinner)

Cut it with jig/band saw (horizontally for the shape, vertically to make the nose and tail thinner)

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Secure it on the vise and round the edges with a gasp or file

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Sand it to perfection

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ke pictures of the process - sorry) same thing in the tail

Cut the base of it to fit the wings (I used a hand router, but forgot to take pictures of the process - sorry) same thing in the tail

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t deep enough, so I used the sanding machine to get to the desired depth)

Mark the wings shape and depth - I don't own a band saw and the jigsaw isn't deep enough, so I used the sanding machine to get to the desired depth)

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Drill guide holes on the wings base

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ou dont crack the wings applying too much torque on the screws!!

Glue with epoxy super compound glue and screw it together - be careful so you dont crack the wings applying too much torque on the screws!!

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Apply the finish you prefer (sealant, in this case, but oil would be really nice too)

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Ta-daaaa!

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I used a file to make the cockpit line

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Rafael Sanches
09/02/2016 ☰
Uow! This is such an amazing and inspiring project Thiago! Thank you so much for sharing with us!!
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