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W1712 - Motorized Rising Skeleton Plans

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Product Rating:     Date Posted: 2014-10-13 16:16:30
Not a weekend project
Posted By: Robert
Location: Macomb, MI United States
This thing took longer than any other project purchased from Winfield, including the entire 3/4 scale Nativity Scene. The instructions were not the best. Got thru it and things didn't go together the best. It is done and out and look forward to all the comments from the neighbors.
Product Rating:     Date Posted: 2015-10-09 11:31:56
Not a project for amateurs
Posted By: Aunt Aggie
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA United States
This isn't the sort of project to take on if one doesn't have a lot of skills working with wood. There is a lot of work cutting and assembling it but it is well worth the effort. It took a lot longer bringing it all together but end result was worth it.
Product Rating:     Date Posted: 2015-10-12 15:07:33
Not pattern for Amateurs
Posted By: Aunt Aggie
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA United States
This skeleton took a lot longer to put together than what we thought. Not an easy one to work on but well worth the effort.
Product Rating:     Date Posted: 2018-07-07 00:57:15
Not easy at all
Posted By: Tom Jacopi
Location: San Jose, CA United States
The end result is pretty nice, but as the other reviewers have said....it is a lot of work, plus the plans are a bit confusing. The skeleton is built with multiple layers (5 for the face), with each layer being slightly different. The plans share one drawing across multiple layers, with dashed lines showing the differences. It's correct, but easy to make a mistake when creating the pieces (I had to redo two pieces). To make the parts move, there are many small pieces that fit into each other (ie, sliding in channels). Be prepared for a bunch of trimming if you are not very precise with your cutting (and I am not). For example, one place requires a 3/32" slit to fit an eyebolt sideways. Overall, the project is nice, but it is a lot of effort....by far the most I've done compared to other Winfield projects.