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by firstfold
Fri, Sep 12 2008, 03:16 PM
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noise Or Music Makers For Kites
Replies: 5
Views: 1366

Re: Noise Or Music Makers For Kites

Thanks for the intrest in my project. Here is a picture of the model at this point: http://www.postimage.org/Pq1qpVEA.jpg Here is a link to s short video so you can see the model in operation: http://www.flickr.com/photos/firstfold/2849201736/ I'm stiill figuring a way to make sound with this, so ad...
by firstfold
Mon, Sep 08 2008, 12:02 AM
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noise Or Music Makers For Kites
Replies: 5
Views: 1366

Noise Or Music Makers For Kites

Does anyone have a source for buying or making inexpensive noise makers or music makers for kites? I am constructiong a very unusual wind powered origami model (on the ground) and I would like to attach somthing that will make sounds, I have seen a few kite flutes and whistles but need a source wher...
by firstfold
Thu, Mar 29 2007, 08:15 PM
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To "fo
Replies: 14
Views: 2398

Re: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To &quo

Jeff, Thanks much for the information. I will be talking soon with Mom. Luckily, mom is very capable and alert at her age. I will probably ask her to write a brief note granting me the right to share dad's kites just to cover some bases. You will probably see it first on my web site. If you want I w...
by firstfold
Tue, Mar 27 2007, 09:31 AM
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To "fo
Replies: 14
Views: 2398

Re: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To &quo

Thanks again for the warm welcome! In response to the question about the Ferris Wheel on my web site. When creating models like the Ferris Wheel, The Rolling Safari Truck and Even the Sears Tower, I spend about 40 hours designing and folding. However, once I have the basics done the models can be re...
by firstfold
Mon, Mar 26 2007, 04:42 PM
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To "fo
Replies: 14
Views: 2398

Re: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To &quo

My dad printed up instructions for his kites on legal paper. He may have had these copies prepared by a printer. Hard to tell. They are not the best of quality but are not hand produced. When my mom (age 96 and still living) decided to go to assisted living, she divided up some of her possesions amo...
by firstfold
Mon, Mar 26 2007, 12:22 PM
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To "fo
Replies: 14
Views: 2398

Re: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To &quo

Thank you all for the quick response and welcome. :up: I just started investigating things for my Dad's kites so I didn't even know about the event in Oswego. My kite designs were just made up in the last two weeks. Dad had his kite designs copyrighted (1956) and tried unsuccessfully to sell them to...
by firstfold
Mon, Mar 26 2007, 10:07 AM
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To "fo
Replies: 14
Views: 2398

Hello, From Someone New To Kites And About Ready To "fo

In the 1950’s my dad, Carl Santee, designed what he called “stick-less kitesâ€

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