Peterbilt truck #16: Ornament

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 03-04-2015 12:23 PM 1164 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another small part to make. Very small.

I started with glueing 3 pieces of wood together.

After it was dryed it was cut in half. And sanding could start. Below you can see the process.

Making it slant:

Radius making:

And again disc sanding work to do and make it smaller:

And smaller:

And smaller:

And then it was glued on the truck and “clamped” with Duct tape:

This ornament is very small and hard to see on the truck:

And for that reason another picture:

Thanks for watching

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

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#1 posted 03-04-2015 03:46 PM

That IS a small part. I didn’t realize how small until the last pictures!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 03-04-2015 07:43 PM

It’s fun to see the process for making such small parts. Nice work Jan.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 03-04-2015 08:21 PM

Thanks guys.

Steve next time I will put a tape measure next to it.

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

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