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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 444 days ago 1986 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An excellent effort by a wood enthusiast from Hungary

Here is a link to the story, thanks Andrew
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/wood-car-build-diy-project-190822009.html

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python



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Tim Dahn

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#1 posted 444 days ago

Pretty cool Grumpy! He should build some wooden shocks now, the ride looks kinda bumpy.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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Planeman40

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#2 posted 444 days ago

I thought that photo looked kind of familiar. I think it might have been built from these plans (plan 1 & 2). The bottom plan is one from a 1950’s Mechanix Illustrated magazine. I was a teenager then and I badly wanted to build this! If anyone wants to have a go at it, I have the magazine plans. Just e-mail me.

Planeman

-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!

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Roger

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#3 posted 443 days ago

wowza! a 21st century stagecoach.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 443 days ago

Bravo for that guy! Like his wife said, it’s better than hanging around the pub. She seemed to like the car as much as he does. Anyways, thanks for the post.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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