Peterbilt truck #11: Cab guard

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 02-18-2015 09:03 PM 1663 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Below you can see the making of the cab guard.

As usual starting glueing the template on the wood. The black tool you see I use more and more
(I now understand why the picture is blurry, I was not wearing my glasses):

After sawing:


Before removing the template I marked where the holes had to come:

Cab guard after mounting:

Thanks for watching

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

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#1 posted 02-19-2015 12:01 PM

great job

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#2 posted 02-19-2015 12:35 PM

Quite handy to have that sanding machine for this work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 02-19-2015 01:36 PM

Actually I bought this machine for this work Mike. It was an offer for 100 euro and I,m really glad with it. Only the sanding paper isn,t the best quality.

Thank yoo Brian for all comments.

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

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#4 posted 02-19-2015 02:35 PM

Coming along nicely!

-- Ed

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#5 posted 02-19-2015 07:10 PM

This is coming along nicely. It sure is nice to have a set of plans like that.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 02-20-2015 02:38 AM

I’m enjoying the story! I appreciate the details.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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