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This tutorial will show the steps needed for anyone to carve a propeller out of wood.
First you must have full size cross sections (about 10, from root to tip) of your propeller. There are tools online for designing propellers, but you...
You will need to choose your wood. This propeller is made of Hard Maple. If you are creating a propeller for acual load bearing use, you will need a...
You will now glue your templates onto thin sheets of metal, and then you tin snips to cut out the cross section. You will need to file down the rough...
By marking the profile of the propeller (looking down on the wood) you can use a hand saw to cut out the profile of the propeller, this will save you ...
Now this is the most time consuming part, you will use a chisle or draw knife, or any cutting tool to start widdling away wood material until you can ...
Once you have hogged out most of the unwanted wood, you can now use the templets and hold them up to the correct stations along the blade to see where...
You can use sand paper to sand down and smooth out the contour. Be sure to start will rought paper 40 grit to 100 grit, and work you want down to a n...
If your really ambitious, you can make a propeller duplicator, which can more or less duplicate anything, but right now its duplicting a propeller, so...
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