How to build a wooden UFO???

I want to fool those "they are here"-idiots with a wooden UFO - to make fun of them.
How can I craft a wooden UFO???
It should look like a flying saucer...
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Get a lathe. Find a nice small plate, copy. When done, throw. There you have it, a flying saucer made of wood. If you throw it hard enough or sneakily enough, you'll have a wooden UFO.
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Throw? Oh, no - to achieve proper UFO effect, you'd need to build a plate-hurler - possibly based on a trebuchet? Andy
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Couldn't you just use a skeet shooter? Good distance, proper ufo type trajectory. For that matter, actually use skeet, paint some lights on it with flourescent paint etc etc etc......
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Better yet, mount a few blinking battery operated LEDs on it......

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I like it! Then you could be the hero who takes down UFOs with your 12ga. "No, honey, I'm not wasting time shooting skeet, I'm saving the world from alien invaders!" Andy
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Friend of mine once played a prank on his uncle, an avid skeet shooter. Turned a few pieces of maple to the same size as a clay pigeon, then spray-painted them the same color, too, and slipped them in with the clays. Uncle got kinda frustrated when several failed to shatter, and had a pretty spectacular flow of colorful language.
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I thought thats what you got when you had kickback ? Puff
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Fri, May 11, 2007, 12:59am (EDT-3) ion snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com (LucasJ.Riesau) doth burble: I want to fool those "they are here"-idiots with a wooden UFO - to make fun of them. How can I craft a wooden UFO??? It should look like a flying saucer...
If you'd asked for a plate, yes, I could have helped you out. But a saucer, no.
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Crafting the wooden UFO won't be too difficult. If small, you might try a lathe. For larger ones, you might want to look into bent lamination. The real challenge is going to be building a matter-antimatter propulsion unit out of wood. Antimatter wood is a bit difficult to find on this planet, but you might consider piney-wood. Some folks on here consider it the anti-wood when it comes to furniture projects.
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ask an alien

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You need to be even more pathetic than the "they are here" idiots?
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Lucas J. Riesau wrote:

I'd use pink or blue foam, it'll fly much better. <G>
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wrote:

Make one of these http://www.liveleak.com/view?i 7_1173581537
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Sure am glad to know that if I ever travel down old Mexico way again those fine Police Officers will be there to protect me. Puff
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