Ring Masters Flying Club
Here is two projects that Ed Shearer submits for your consideration.
The first is how he forms a cowl out of balsa wood using 1/16 balsa.
1: Find a hard form that has the proper
2: Cut the balsa to the size you need.
3: Soak the balsa preferably overnight
(Sometimes it helps to put a coat
of paint to the inside of the balsa).
4: Place the wet balsa around the form and hold it with strong
rubber bands. Slit the top
edges and trim so the balsa forms
the front edges meet the
5: When the balsa dries cut the
balsa to shape needed and glue
the edges together after
removing from the form.
6: You are ready to seal and paint
Any model looks better when you add
a pilot into the cockpit. Here is a sequence showing what you can do to make any doll the proper size look like