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Sunday, March 27, 2016

A unique VW Beetle made of wood

Back to 2013, a Bosnian pensioner have a unique way to spend time with his favorite car, 1974 VW Beetle. He managed to overhaul almost the entire car body coating with a layer of wood.
Momir Bojic posed with his unique 1974 wooden VW Beetle. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yg7RX)
He is 71-year-old man named Momir Bojic does not want to be silent even though he is no longer young. VW Beetle initially usual classic look, add more epic, thanks to his creativity. In fact, he has prepared such a great idea, since 2005.
According to Slavorum some time ago, he had spend more than US $50,000 (Rp.579 million), the dream that he had planned for years proved to be true and looks unique.
Right side view of 1974 wooden VW Beetle by Momir Bojic. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1WETxq7)
Everything from the bonnet to the gearstick was carved in his garden workshop - with help from his wife. The couple also created wooden fittings for the pedals, wheel caps, bumpers, front turn signal lamps, tail-lights, wipers, side mirrors, steering wheel, parcel shelf, dashboard, glovebox lid, clock and even the radio antennae.
Dashboard view of 1974 wooden VW Beetle by Momir Bojic. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yg7RX)
The car features thousands of thumbnail-sized, finely sliced sections of oak designed to replicate the commonly seen wooden-tiled roofs in Bojic's homeland. Each tile involved 23 separate procedures, including cutting, chamfering, beveling, drilling and smoothing, before they could be applied to the vehicle.
Engine view of 1974 wooden VW Beetle by Momir Bojic. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yg7RX)
The level of detail was so much attention until the wooden parts enveloped entire body of the car including the hood, wipers, console, steering wheel and dashboard. Not to forget he also drive it wearing a hat that matching with the car's color.
Top rear view of 1974 wooden VW Beetle by Momir Bojic. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1WETxq7)
The car is perfectly roadworthy, and Mr Bojić says its draws crowds wherever it goes. Maybe golden years aren’t so bad, it makes people forget profit and makes them do what they love! *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VTIBET | SLAVORUM]
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