BODY

The body is made from woven strips of cherry veneer with a balsa core.  We carved a buck by hand from solid redwood blocks and made a set of female molds from it.  These molds were used in conjunction with a vacuum-assisted resin-transfer process to form the wood veneer body panels.  

Front end back in the shop
Front end back in the shop
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Fiberglass Resin Base Coat
Fiberglass Resin Base Coat
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Aluminum foil on the butterfly panels
Aluminum foil on the butterfly panels
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PC312402
PC312402
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Test Driver Supreme
Test Driver Supreme
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IMG_4001
IMG_4001
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07-29-08 133
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Untitled
Untitled
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A view from outside the garage
A view from outside the garage
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Brownie looks over the job
Brownie looks over the job
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From the side
From the side
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07-29-08 155
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07-29-08 313
07-29-08 313
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Burl bucket
Burl bucket
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New paint, new windshield
New paint, new windshield
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