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Pinewood derby car made from cutting board

comments (1) March 16th, 2014 in Reader's Gallery

rans0med rans0med, member
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My wife made a cutting board using some scraps I picked up at the local Hicksville Planing Mill near Hagerstown, MD.  After she cut the board to length, I used the leftover piece of scrap to create my pinewood derby car this year (the adult's race).  I inlayed the cut off strip in the middle of the pine block and then cut to shape with a coping saw (because I don't have a bandsaw).

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, cherry, walnut, white oak, accessory, inlay, ash, Cutting Board, pinewood derby car

Comments (1)

dennhy dennhy writes: Nice. I made my "pinewood" derby car out of zebra wood. It was gorgeous, but didn't stand a chance of winning because zebra wood is so much more denser that pine. For faster cars it's best to put a lot of weight in the rear. Pine allows you to do this.
Posted: 11:01 am on March 20th

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