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Making Wooden Model Plans #2: Using the plans to figure out the frame.

01-15-2018 09:00 PM by htl | 7 comments »

Now to use the the plans we printed out.First I print out the top pictures both front and back as again the printer is not wide enough to do it all at once.Then we have to figure out what in the picture is not needed to find our base or frame.The fenders and bumpers can all be cut away. Now how thick are the sides going to be? 1/4-3/8It would be nice to go thin but if you want a good glue joint and you want to do much shaping [rounding of the edges] it needs to be thicker.I’m going with a fat 1/4” so I will be drawing a 1/4” line around our frame to cut out for where the sides will glue on.Some projects they place the sides on top of the frame [trucks and old cars] bu...

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