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Pinewood Founder podcast

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments

The Just My Show podcast has an interview with Donn Murphy, son of the creator of the Pinewood Derby and a participant in the very first Derby. In 1953, Don Murphy made Cub Scout history when he founded the Pinewood Derby. Over 50 years later, his son Donn is here talk about the race you grew […]

Nifty Pencil car

November 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

I’ve seen cars shaped like pencils before, but this is the best one I’ve seen so far. (From a mom blogger) I love the shiny metal band and the use of the number sticker from the BSA kit to add the #2 to the pencil. The way the wheels are attached and the rough carving at […]

Derby Talk

January 30th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Derby Talk is a discussion forum for Pinewood Derby. Everything from car building to how to organize and run a race is discussed.