[python] Re: new wooden python in New Zealand

  • From: Opusnugen <opusnugen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2010 10:28:43 -0500

Looks good! I too had thought about building a Python out of wood, but since I had a welder, thought I would use metal instead. Your effort has renewed my interest in a test bike with plywood. I can see a bike being built out of laminates (plywoods and luan sheets), then lightened with proper removal of wood to create a lighter frame. Hole saws for radius curves, jig saws and flap sanding wheels to smooth it out, then some really nice poly finish to let all that wood grain shine!


On 8/28/2010 1:54 AM, Dominic Tarr wrote:
hi everyone,

I've just got my python to a (just) ridable prototype stage. it's built from wood, at each step trying to do the least to improve it the most.

so far I haven't even used glue.

it's still pretty bad, but improving at each step.

here is a blog post on it:


cheers. Dominic


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