Easy to Make Whirligigs
These wind-driven toy-like objects which are often called "wind toys" are also known as whirligigs. They whirl and twirl in the wind on a pivot. One of the best parts about whirligigs is that they are inexpensive to make. So if you are looking for a project that isn't going to break the bank, these Easy to Make Whirligigs are going to be just what you are looking for. This book contains complete patterns and easy-to-follow instructions for making 30 different whirligigs of your own. Within these whirligig patterns you will learn what materials are needed, what basic tools are used, what wood to use, what you will need for mounting your whirligig, the fans, how to label your parts, drafting and coping and most important how to put it all together. Also, you will learn the different types of whirligigs and the basic whirligig parts. Once you have mastered the simple technical aspects of whirligig construction, you can use your imagination and ingenuity to make any number of models.
Easy to Make Whirligigs Content:
- Introduction to the Whirligig.
- Types of Whirligigs.
- Basic Whirligig Parts.
- Construction of Winged Whirligigs.
- Construction of Arm-Waving Whirligigs.
- Construction of Weathervane Whirligigs.
- Construction of Mechanical Whirligigs.
- Developing Original Designs.
Easy to Make Whirligigs Specifications:
- 112 Pages.
- Soft Cover.
- Author: Anders S. Lunde.
- 8.5" x 11".