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http://www.beareyes.com.cn/2/lib/200...40206080_0.htm

Don't bother to translate the text - the pics tell the story.
Did he construct everything from raw material stock or was this a
kit of parts?
Either way it's way out of my league.

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http://www.beareyes.com.cn/2/lib/200...40206080_0.htm

Don't bother to translate the text - the pics tell the story.
Did he construct everything from raw material stock or was this a
kit of parts?
Either way it's way out of my league.

Art


That is Gerald Wingrove's work. He is a world famous maker of miniature
automobiles. This is his home page. His models pass for the real thing in
photographs.
http://www.wworkshop.net//acatalog/index.html

Michael


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It's a 1931 4.5 litre Supercharged Bentley.
And he did everything from scratch including the castings.

http://www.geraldwingrove.com/
Click the top center photo "View New Bentley-Build"

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Man, my eyes hurt from just _thinking_ about all those details!
WoodButcher wrote:
http://www.beareyes.com.cn/2/lib/200...40206080_0.htm

Don't bother to translate the text - the pics tell the story.
Did he construct everything from raw material stock or was this a
kit of parts?
Either way it's way out of my league.

Art




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