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WWII Jeep #5: Update!

11-16-2018 12:22 AM by Jason1974 | 9 comments »

Well I got a little bit done on the jeep. Now I need to work on the 50cal. then coat everything with some Tung oil. I think I’m going to purchase the plans for the Abrams tank next. These military vehiclesare fun to build.

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WWII Jeep #4: Model Build #4 : Tires for WWII Jeep w/ Trailer

11-11-2018 08:52 PM by Jason1974 | 11 comments »

Well guys its finally here…..The tires. Here is the way I did my tires or shall I say TYRES!... The Wheel Jig... The wheel blanks. The are 2-3/4” wide by 5/8” thick.... Cutting the grooves. Make sure the lines on the guide are lined up or your grooves will be all JACKED up!... Cutting the groves on the other side. Make sure you cut in between the grooves you cut earlier.... Finished cutting all the grooves for the tires. ... Not its time to cut a 1-1/2̶...

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Toy Construction #242: Chevy Corvette 1953 Making what's wrong right

11-08-2018 10:33 PM by htl | 12 comments »

I guess I’m not much of a modern car builder, give me square parts and all is well. lol Here’s the bad part and then the fix. There’s a lot a work that went on between these two pictures. Now we got her back to right.I know this isn’t true Vette styling but it is what it is.I am having a hard time coming up with a seat that works so will be playing with the wheels and sleep on the seat thing.

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WWII Jeep #3: Model Build #3 : WWII Jeep w/ Trailer plus M-3 Antitank Gun 37mm UPDATE!

11-05-2018 01:29 AM by Jason1974 | 30 comments »

I did a little more this weekend. Actually I did a lot. Don’t pay attention to the wheels. They are the next thing I’m going to work on, then the 50 cal. By the way, what should I put on the wood? I have Tung oil, Danish oil and linseed oil. I can’t decide.

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WWII Jeep #2: Model Build #2 : WWII Jeep w/ Trailer plus M-3 Antitank Gun 37mm UPDATE!

11-01-2018 10:55 PM by Jason1974 | 4 comments »

Did a little more on the jeep. Had to make the grille 3 times before I got it right. The seats were fun to make. I still need to make the back seat then going to work on the machine gun and mount it between the front seats.

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WWII Jeep #1: Model Build #2 : WWII Jeep w/ Trailer plus M-3 Antitank Gun 37mm

10-28-2018 11:03 PM by Jason1974 | 14 comments »

Well guys I decided to make the WWII Jeep plus a little something extra, a M-3 Antitank Gun 37mm to tow behind the jeep. I Don’t have plans so this will be the first model (M-3 Antitank Gun 37mm) I’m going to build this based off of pictures. The model is going to made mostly out of Maple and I will probably use oak for the rims and walnut for some contrast. We will see.

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Timber framed pergola scale model part II of II

10-27-2018 01:42 AM by LastingBuild | 2 comments »

In this video, I complete the scale model. The model will be very helpful when I begin building the pergola and cutting the joinery. You can see the finished project in the video below! Thanks for watching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmgpdUp8T8Y

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Model build #1 : The Exhaust Heat Shield

10-26-2018 11:55 AM by Jason1974 | 6 comments »

This is my first blog entry so I will do my best to explain how I made the heat shield. It’s pretty simple....First I used a dowel (5/8”) that was big enough to slide the exhaust into with at least 1/8” wall thickness left. Then I used a ruler and spaced out where I wanted to drill the holes. I spaced mine out with a measurement of 1/4” spacing and I staggered each row....Here I placed the dowel in a vise and made sure it wouldn’t slip during drilling. Using a...

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Toy Construction #237: Working on a Bob Cat Model

10-25-2018 10:08 PM by htl | 9 comments »

Started on the Toys & Joys Bob Cat model and wonders of wonders I brought the camera with me today.This is another very simple but way fun model to build. 5 hours work in 12 seconds. Tried something a little different for the roof.

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Toy Construction #235: Caboose using Gatto plans #2

10-18-2018 10:54 PM by htl | 9 comments »

Got it in my head the the Reading train needs some cars so ordered the Gatto plans that match up with the train.This will be my third caboose but all are completely different.It also come with a Hopper car which will be a new type car for me, it also comes with a passenger car but it’s I can’t remember but it’s way long so may build a cattle car instead down the road. {I love to build cattle cars. LOL}The project page for the Caboose is here. I forgot to bring the came...

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