Wednesday, 17 April 2013

WESTLAND WIDGEON PROGRESS

The Westland Widgeon reproduction propeller has now been CNC machined.  This, our latest wooden propeller has now progressed to the finishing shop for sanding.


The Widgeon prop in our finishing shop.  The curved tips are formed by hand after machining,


Finishing cut second side.  Note the 'barbelling' or curved sides to the hub


Rear side roughing cut completed


Rear side finishing cut completed.  Note the protective propeller leading edges are machined with the propeller from the beginning.


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