Tiny kites have long been a specialty of Charlie Sotich, of Chicago. Miniature kites are my passion, he says. They are easy to build, cheappennies apieceand I can give them away. My friends are happy and Im happy theyre happy.
Sail: .00015 Mylar film or thin plastic bag Spars: Verticalbamboo 1/32 by 1/32 inches or less Cross1/50 by 1/50 inch bamboo for 9" side; .010- .012 D. cedar for 8" side Glue: Water soluble contact cement to attach spars to sail (try Elmers Premium Q Neoprene thinned by about 10%) Flyline: Thin thread
1. Draw full size sail plan on a piece of cardboard with at least a 1" border around the sail.