Introduction: Cardboard Ww1 Airplane Engine

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I had no idea  there are others out there......

Step 1: Tools and Stuff

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things you need... measuring tape/ good glue gun lots of glue blades,insomnia,OCD...

Step 2: Gather...

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Step 8: Lots of CIRCLES

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use something like the edge of the a washing machine to bend.....

Step 12: Circles

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Step 13: Sad

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Step 14: Rocker Arms

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Step 17: All Cardboard and Hot Glue Only......

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polymarkos (author)2014-05-01

Where did you get the drawings on which you based your design? Did you have a technical layout of the engine?

A most impressive piece of work.

paracorded_inspirations (author)2014-02-20

How much does it weigh and how long did it take

inventor2 (author)2013-01-30

O.K. own up you are the original Tony Stark, if you can build a rotary engine just with cardboard,locked in your cellar. I couldn't imagine what you could do with the right materials -IRON MAN.

vast5000 (author)2011-02-17

wow, excellent work man!

Seeing this makes me think that you might be interested in a group that I co-created called Boxwars.
It seems you have already begun....

zmatt (author)2010-10-15

Wow very cool, what are you using it for?

timmy01 (author)zmatt2010-10-15

...thanks...full scale shows...

zmatt (author)timmy012010-10-15

Wait so are you building a full airplane?

timmy01 (author)zmatt2010-10-16

...yes.... like a ship in a bottle.....

angelabchua (author)2010-10-14

if you get really bored again and decide to make another one, i'll totally buy it off of you.

timmy01 (author)angelabchua2010-10-14

Thanks for the positive comment... I'm never bored though,and I will make you anything you want.....

angelabchua (author)timmy012010-10-14

Haha well in that case!! Id love a unicorn with a real beating heart. Hahah. No, but really..... phenomenal work. I have forwarded that to everyone I know and they are completely blown away. It's absolutely Amazing!!!

angelabchua (author)2010-10-11

wow and wow. step 13 made me lolz a bit....

timmy01 (author)angelabchua2010-10-14

sparks to.....

shikaku (author)2010-10-11

nice work! in case you were wondering, that's called a wasp engine im pretty sure. or at least henry ford museum taught me that2

timmy01 (author)shikaku2010-10-14

thanks much ,... Clerget 9b.....well mostly sort of...

Eh Lie Us! (author)2010-10-11

What in the ... ?

timmy01 (author)Eh Lie Us!2010-10-14

cool, thanks...

MichelMoermans (author)2010-10-11

This looks totally awesome but it could use a lot more text. I see the pictures but it would be handy if there was text explaining the pictures and giving exact measurements, telling us what to watch out for, etc.

timmy01 (author)MichelMoermans2010-10-14 one will have lot-a-text and measurement.......promise

the_burrito_master (author)2010-10-11

Just saw several of these a few days ago and i have to say it's insanely accurate! well done.

Thank you, means alot to me.

NostalgicStone (author)2010-10-11

Badass. Period. 4 Stars due to lack of description in steps.
Still one hell of a project!

rimar2000 (author)2010-10-11


caitlinsdad (author)2010-10-11

Haha, you must have went for the professional heavy-duty glue gun after the first one melted. This would be great with some metallic paint but it is still cool with the raw cardboard look. I bet you the final product is heavy. Nice.

Culturespy (author)2010-10-11

I really like this one. Shame there aren't cad files or something so we could cut one out on the laser cutter.

alexsolex (author)2010-10-11

are you mad ???
Huge job ! And I think that pictures are self explanary

NachoMahma (author)2010-10-11

.  Fantastic project and great pictures but no explanatory text. :(  Flesh it out and this could be feature-worthy.

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