Peterbilt truck #5: Glueing the cabin on the frame

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 02-12-2015 09:00 PM 1638 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Today i glued the cabin on the frame. I hope this blog isn,t boring. But I started this blog and want to finish him.

Below you see the frame:

Glueing the cabin on the frame:

After drying first saw the frame a liitle smaler on the bandsaw:

Then made the frame and the cabin exactly flat:

The result after sanding:

Sanded the nose from cabin and frame flat:

Glueing the radiator front on the cabin:

After sanding the results:

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

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#1 posted 02-12-2015 09:17 PM

This is not boring. keep up the blog I enjoy follonwing it even if I don’t always comment.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#2 posted 02-12-2015 09:29 PM

Thank you Bruce.

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

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#3 posted 02-12-2015 10:42 PM

I’m not bored either Jan. It’s always a pleasure to see a project being built and I always learn something from your blogs too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 02-12-2015 11:35 PM

Well I guess I am the odd one out. I’m bored. But keep posting them….. I’ll get over it.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#5 posted 02-13-2015 01:12 AM

When bored the best thing to do is watch someone else create something ,that usually get me in the spirit .
Thanks Jan for keeping us motivated now I have to wait for the finished truck .


-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 02-13-2015 07:48 AM

Thank you Mike. I hope there will come something for you to learn from.

I,m sorry Brian. I hope you don,t need a psychiatrist to get over it

Thank you Klaus. I hope you can keep on waiting.

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

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#7 posted 03-06-2015 09:41 PM

Those are some nice looking plans, where did you get them or did you make them? I enjoyed the progress and final product. Thank you for sharing.

-- Chris ,

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