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Pine Wood Derby Car Weekend

I didn’t do much on the book or my blog or even the internet this weekend. I spent a good bit of time hanging with my son, making Pine Wood Derby cars. His is going to be a Lego firetruck and mine is a WW2 Aircraft Carrier. I know, how cool are they?

We are by no means done yet. But we made decent headway. The wheels and axils are ground and smooth and our car bodies are shaped. I pushed the wheels in for weighing purposes and for this quick picture.

Almost the entire inside of the firetruck is hollowed out to make it lighter. Lego’s are freaking heavy! Meanwhile, my carrier will require a bunch of weight to get it to spec. The deck is made from bass wood and balsa wood.

More pictures as we get closer to finished.