Sunday, 26 March 2017

They dont grow on trees...

But this cabinet maker took six years to make a - 2CV. Using mainly fruit woods such as cherry, apple, pear and walnut, Michel Robillard has used his skills in retirement to make a wooden replica of a 1953 2CV.
Photo: Guillaume Souvant/AFP
The chassis and engine are from later cars as the wooden bodywork is heavier than the original. All the curves are hand carved and finished with chisels and glass paper. Now the car is about to have its comtrole technique before taking to the road. We wonder if it will be checked for woodworm or need a termite certificate?
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