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Peterbilt truck #15: Lights on the roof

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 03-03-2015 04:25 PM 1390 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The pieces become smaller. Her are the pictures from the roof lights.

First put some dowels with CA glue in a piece of padouk:

After sawing:

After sanding the crude form:

Turning on the lathe. This with the greatest caution I turned with…...sandpaper:

When it was done I realized I made 8 but needed 10. My disc sander was mounted on the lathe and I didn,t want to do a conversion. I put one piece in my drill and made a light on the discsander. This was much easier and faster:

And after made a small bevel on the lights they where mounted on the roof. You also can see the horns made out of a golf tee:

Thanks for wathing

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



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stefang

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#1 posted 03-03-2015 05:16 PM

It’s getting there. This will be a beauty when finished. Very nice work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 03-03-2015 06:36 PM

Good use for golf tees

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 03-03-2015 10:00 PM

They are neat Dutchy…..well done.

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

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#4 posted 03-04-2015 12:45 AM

Looking good.

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Dutchy

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#5 posted 03-04-2015 07:28 AM

Thank you guys.

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

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