Fokker DVIII


I made some progress this morning.

fokkerBuild2aI am ready to make the curved upper deck. I hope to get that done tomorrow.

fokkerBuild2I also wanted to show you this little tool I made. I needed something that would cut the fins in the engine cylinders.

fokkerBuild 014

I used an old sawsall blade and sharpened it like a parting tool. I added the handle and rough shaped it on the lathe. A necessity tool – not a beauty queen.


parting tool2

parting tool

This is exactly what makes this hobby fun.

Published in: on May 2, 2015 at 8:45 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. Great photos!

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