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Toy Construction #125: Delivery truck wheels

12-02-2016 11:01 PM by htl | 21 comments »

Played with making some wheels.Had a couple different inserts to try, can’t say I’m to happy with them but made two sets of tires so may try again.These are made of cherry and a touch a oak.2 7/8 tall – 1” wideUsed vinegar & steel wool stain on them. I must say what ever Cricket did they really speeded up the up loads WOW!!!

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Toy Construction #66: Hummer Wheels Jig Part 2 & 3

06-24-2016 10:50 PM by htl | 16 comments »

My last two projects have been mostly of oak and where that oak came from was a queen size platform bed I made back around 1995?I was out scrounging a couple a months ago and came across a man putting out a very nice queen size bed, got it for the lumber but once the wife saw it and I knew she would she started cleaning it up and 2 hours later she had a new bed. LOLSo that’s why I got to building with oak and here’s the last part of it, I should have took pictures of the victim bu...

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Toy Construction #54: Sanding wheels then back to the car building

05-21-2016 02:55 AM by htl | 8 comments »

I started sanding the wheels with the sander then it hit me this is going way to slow, so the shop smith to the rescue. I would have been sanding for hours but with the ss or any drill press I had them sanded and perfect in an hour, and since it was so easy I took more time with them to get out all the sanding marks. I routed around the rim of the test tire and rim and stained it just to get a look see and didn’t really like the look, but went back and stained the whole ti...

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