FWW Live Hardwood Derby

Fine Woodworking
Live
is bound to be an thrilling weekend. To assist add to that
pleasure we’ve provide you with an occasion that harkens again to our
youth, however with a Tremendous Woodworking twist. We name it the
Hardwood Derby. It’s the identical factor many people did as Cub
Scouts: purchase a package, design and construct a automotive, after which race it.
Since we’re high-falutin’ woodworkers, nevertheless, we couldn’t
probably restrict our wooden option to the piece of pine that comes
with the package. For the Hardwood Derby, you should utilize any wooden you
like. Construct the automotive at dwelling, pack it (rigorously), and produce it
to Tremendous Woodworking Stay. Get inventive, and let’s have enjoyable with
this!
Derby Guidelines:

  • No weight restrict
  • All wooden development
  • No added weights (no lead or tungsten!)
  • Width lower than 2-1/four in.
  • Size lower than 7 in.
  • Should use inventory wheels and axles from official
    BSA Pinewood Derby® car kit
  • A lightweight sanding and sprucing of axles is allowed
  • No “lathing” of the wheels or weight taken off of them
  • Open to Tremendous Woodworking Stay attendees
  • Please put your identify someplace on the automotive

Along with the race, every automotive could have an opportunity to win a
variety of design and craftsmanship awards.

Registration: Hardwood Derby registration can be open to the
first 64 individuals who join. To enroll, e-mail derby@finewoodworkinglive.com
. After the restrict has been met, registrants can be positioned on a
ready checklist and can be notified if a spot opens up. There
can be an entry charge of $5 can be collected on the door and
donated to Cub Scout Pack 140 in Oakville, Conn., who can be
offering the observe.

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