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Aircraft Mechanics…and Pinewood Derby. Oh gawd yes!

Reader, David Sauter sent me this entry: So leave it to a bunch of aircraft mechanics  to build a car with a ducted fan with a single sheet  of carbon fiber for the nacelle Total price around $300  labor and … Continue reading

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Pinewood Derby in a Pinewood Derby Car

I have no idea who built this or whether it was an adult or a kid.  All I know is that this is PURE AWESOMENESS!!! Source.

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Sweet Road Racer

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Box of rockets

A glorious boxload of rocket powered PWD’s.  Would that make these PWD’s into WMD’s as well?

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Egyptian War Chariot


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Ed Roth would be proud


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Ford Mustang and Jeep Rubricon

Check out these sweet jobbies created by  The description describes their building process of the Jeep: Being a member of SEMA we get a chance to be apart of some great events. Our Vice President Dave Williams is helping … Continue reading

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Gravity Powered Turbo!

In 2008, the Herman Miller company commissioned two Pinewood Derby Cars to by built by Kaiju Studios, a famous design firm.  It was in preparation for a fun race at the Industrial Designers Society of America expo.  Kaiju Studios was … Continue reading

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You know you’re getting carried away with the Derby when…

Signs you are getting carried away with your ( or is it- your son’s?) pinewood derby car- Your Cub Scout now knows how to measure in thousandths of an inch You showed up the night before, when they were setting … Continue reading

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I found this on eBay this morning.  The item description says: So you have a Pinewood derby coming up? What you have no tools, no time, no help and no place to build a racer? Well XXXXXXX to the rescue!  … Continue reading

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