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Peterbilt truck #3: Making the cabin

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 02-08-2015 12:19 PM 1681 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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First I made the pieces I needed. None of them is exactly.

Here you can see them:

I started sanding the botom exactly. Therefore I mostly glue a piece of paper on the part that has to be sanded. Below the situation on the disk sander:

Then I glue the back of the cabin and the dashpanel to the bottom. This two pieces both are over sized:

After the glue has dried again I sand the pieces exactly according to the bottom;

Now it,s time to glue the oversized engine hood on it:

And again making it exactly on the disk sander. Below you can see the result after sanding:

No its time to glue the sides on it. Below one side oversized:

First I sanded the botom of the sides exactly flat. Also the window is already there. Below you see the sanded sides:

Now it,s time to glue the sides on the body.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?



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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 02-08-2015 12:54 PM

Keep up the blog. I am really enjoying it. If I ever get my other projects caught up. I want to try a T&J project.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 02-08-2015 04:14 PM

Thank you Bruce. That makes me keep up going.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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jim65

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#3 posted 02-08-2015 05:05 PM

Enjoy the blog, I am working on a Bi Plane at the moment and I enjoy following your progress! Thanks for sharing

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 02-08-2015 05:10 PM

When I,m finished with the truck I hope you can make a flight with your plane to Holland.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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