Kids' Book of Adventure Projects
This fascinating and educational book provides well illustrated, exciting projects for kids to build... toys, scientific devices, and gadgets illustrating both mystery and adventure, things that will teach skills and excite curiosity in a youngster! There are forty nine illustrations showing construction of such items as a Boomerang, a Barometer, a wooden Army Tank, a Kite, a Kaleidoscope, a Compass, a Sextant and a model fighter plane built from scratch. Magic devices include a device showing the principle of magic used to make ghosts disappear in movies, and a "Magic Propeller," a toy from long ago where rubbing a notched stick with another causes a propeller to spin. A youngster and parent alike will find many hours of pleasure and learning from this book!
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Using tools glue
Making a Boomerang
Movie Ghost Box
Peg Shooting Rifle
Strength of Triangles
Acrylic paint airplane Apply glue assembly axle block barrel beneath bevel blade bolt boomerang bottom bulkheads cardboard carefully Chapter clamps clear cockpit colored compass box Coping Saw corner curve degree angle Dipper dowel drill edge Figure 22 finish flat frame front and rear fuselage glider glued Goop Hawker Hurricane hold hole horizontal inch inside Jig Saw kite length lengthwise spars Let dry look magnet mark material mirror mount nail needle nice North Star Once pattern periscope piece plastic plexiglas plywood pocket knife portion projects propeller protractor push rifle rubber bands Safety Glasses sandpaper scrap seal sextant shape shown in Figure side silicone cement slide spray square straight string sure surface table saw tail tank body tape thick thin Tools toothpick tube turret vertical stabilizer wheel wing contour wingtip wood glue