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VW Bulli camper bus #8: Front part 2, Chapter 3

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 01-04-2018 08:26 PM 510 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: Front doors, Chapter 6 Part 8 of VW Bulli camper bus series Part 9: Loadspace bottom, Chapter 7 »

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This is the blog of the building of the VW bus according my pattern.
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This build is from the prototype and after this is done I always do some changes in the drawing where necessary. So the final plan is a little (better) different. I used mostly Chery and Ash for the build.
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. Comments are much appreciated.
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See also the blog of htl

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/



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stefang

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#1 posted 01-04-2018 10:00 PM

Good fit.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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robscastle

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#2 posted 01-04-2018 10:02 PM

Well Dutchy I am convienced you are one master woodworker.
If that was me I would have gone mental and been taken away muttering Dak dak long before now
and thats Dak dak not quack quack!

A very impressive piece of precision woodworking, all detailed, well documented and photographed as well.
Definately an artisan at work!

-- Regards Rob

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htl

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#3 posted 01-04-2018 11:43 PM

Great job with the stepped out nose really brings the VW front to life.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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#4 posted 01-05-2018 12:16 AM

This is fun to watch! Nice work!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 01-05-2018 10:53 AM

Just wondering if you were a Tool Maker, a Pattern Maker or a Mechanical Engineer in a previous life Dutchy…

Maybe a combination of all three along with master model maker…nice done sir!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 01-05-2018 12:04 PM



Just wondering if you were a Tool Maker,...
- crowie

He’s gotta be a tool maker… He even makes this tool seem plausible.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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