A Very Curious Vespa
By James Grahame
Tony Rabassa writes, "Take a look at this link that I stumbled on. This seems like a labor of love from a hell of a craftsman."
Yes, indeed. You're admiring the world's first Vespa Woody. This beautiful machine was crafted in Portugal by Carlos Alberto, who christened it Daniela in honor of his daughter. His website captures the intricate build process in painstaking detail -- it's unnerving to see the gracious curves of a Vespa frame carved from precious little more than laminated hardwood. For once, I am speechless. Enjoy it while it lasts.