1/4" (or larger) Brad Point or Forstner drill bit (hardware store item)
1/4" wood chisel
3.5 ounces of 1/4 inch Tungsten Cubes (available from Maximum Velocity!)
0.5 ounce of Tungten Putty (available from Maximum Velocity!)
Recommended but optional: 1/16" thick Basswood measuring 4" long (min.) x 1-1/2" wide (min.) - Available at most hobby and craft stores - The car can be completely built from the pine block, however, the use of the Basswood greatly simplifies creating the cover plate.
Strips and Flames and Custom Designs decal sheets, and 1/16" black pinstriping was used to customize the car in the photo.