New Builder's Guide and Free Downloads

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New Builder's Guide and Free Downloads

Post by pinepubs » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:09 am

New Guide to Building Pinewood Derby® Race Cars Offers Expert Advice for Scouts and Parents

Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars provides tips, projects, patterns, and step-by-step instructions, plus more resources available free online

Building a Pinewood Derby® or Awana® race car is meant to be a fun and educational character-building rite of childhood. But for inexperienced participants who lack woodworking skills, it can all too often become a frustrating, disappointing debacle. This year, parents and children can avoid that annoyance by picking up a copy of Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars, a new comprehensive guide to building prize-winning wooden cars.

This special issue of Woodcarving Illustrated magazine is packed with expert tips and easy-to-follow instructions for creating a vehicle that will rocket down the track. Learn how to design a fast car, place the weights for optimal speed, and adjust the wheels for perfect performance. This newly updated edition offers a dozen patterns for cool cars, including speed designs and specialty models. Step-by-step instructions are provided for personalizing any car, plus simple explanations of the car's physics so you and your child will understand why you're doing what you're doing. The all-in-one guide will answer your questions, inspire your child's dreams, and help you to enjoy a great race experience together.

Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars will be available on newsstands now through March 31, 2014. Readers can also order the publication directly from the publisher, for $9.99 plus shipping & handling, by visiting ... -2013-2014 or by calling 1-800-457-9112.


Fox Chapel Publishing, the publisher of Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars, is also offering free PDF downloads with several additional Pinewood Derby car-building resources:
Pinewood Derby-Style Race Cars contributor Troy Thorne is offering even more free tips, techniques, and designs at his website, Thorne, a designer, woodworker, and Eagle Scout dad, is the author of several new books for both first-time Derby participants and experienced racers: Building the Fastest Pinewood Derby Car and Getting Started in Pinewood Derby.


Ed Kladky
Marketing Communications
Fox Chapel Publishing
Telephone: 717-715-8609
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