Building an Oberursel Engine

Time to build an engine. Everybody ready?

007I wish I had the ability to build a detailed model engine out of scratch like the one above. For my purposes, though, I only need to roughly simulate the look of a radial engine. I used this photo . . .


to make this drawing . . .

fokkerBuild 026to turn the parts on the lathe.

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Looks pretty good, doesn’t it? I’m pretty pleased. Once it’s painted, it should resemble the real thing.

Please don’t look at this next photograph if you are squeamish.

fokkerBuild 037The ol’ gal looks like a cow that’s been caught, roped and subdued. It was all necessary to get one of her ‘bulges’ glued on. I promise I won’t use such distressing images any more.



Published in: on May 1, 2015 at 9:38 pm  Leave a Comment  

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