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Toy Construction #205: Excavator Made some more parts and sand, sand, sand

05-23-2018 08:41 PM by htl | 7 comments »

Played with the boom and shaped things up a little. Now it’s time to finish up the tracks and get every thing glues up be for moving on to the little stuff Yuck!!! LOLThe boom and cabin aren’t glued on yet.

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Hot Rod FORDS #10: The Body and Boot are joined...

02-11-2018 11:58 PM by crowie | 6 comments »

The Body and Boot are joined…

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Hot Rod FORDS #9: Exhaust Headers and pipes done!

02-11-2018 11:55 PM by crowie | 5 comments »

Exhaust Headers and pipes done!

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Hot Rod FORDS #8: I think the chassis is done....

02-09-2018 08:48 AM by crowie | 6 comments »

I think the chassis is done…. Worked out the front wheels positioning then the radiator position, adding a support to give a better glue surface area… I made up a set of transverse springs for the front, shaped the rails plus added a bumper bar….. I have also positioned the steering wheel, gear stick plus the three [3] pedals…. ALL EXCEPT the rear bumper bar and tail light but they’ll come later….

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Hot Rod FORDS #7: We have a radiator...

02-07-2018 09:12 AM by crowie | 6 comments »

We have a radiator… Not an easy task but a lot of guess work and sanding have proved the deal…. I’ve been working on the chassis, securing the engine in place, the positioning of the rear wheels,also the steering wheel, gear stick, and pedals….The steering wheel is similar to that which Dutchy showed in his “how to”, though I’ve had difficulty finding a good range of timber button at the local large sewing shop. Were I’m in ...

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Hot Rod FORDS #6: What do we call the back of the T-Bucket?

02-06-2018 09:41 PM by crowie | 8 comments »

What do we call the back of the T-Bucket? Is it a pickup, a ute, a boot, a trunk?

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Hot Rod FORDS #5: The seats

02-04-2018 11:40 PM by crowie | 8 comments »

The seats… Well at first I was going to do something similar to the beaut dowel seats in Bruce’s [aka htl] VW Thing BUT. I had a look around the internet images of some beautiful Hot Rod Ford T-Buckets and they either had a fully upholstered high back bench seat or fancy bucket seats; I decided on bucket seats.

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Hot Rod FORDS #4: The body of the Hot Rod is the bucket....

02-04-2018 09:01 PM by crowie | 6 comments »

The body of the Hot Rod is the bucket which is were I thought I should start to get the vehicle length scaled and then make some seats…

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Wood Scale Models #3: 1949 Reading Steam Freight Train Part # 3

12-21-2011 02:24 PM by bj383ss | 8 comments »

Another update on the train. Made the catwalks and started on the cab parts. Catwalks 3 pieces per side. The bottom piece has a 30 taper, and the top piece has a 15 taper so they will snug up against the side of the boiler. Cab front wall. 3 more days til Xmas. Can’t wait to see my boys open their gifts. Bret

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Wood Scale Models #2: 1949 Reading Steam Freight Train Part # 2

12-20-2011 03:15 AM by bj383ss | 1 comment »

Small update made some parts for the boiler. Drilled holes for the hand rails. Front Boiler Rest Superheater, Smoker, and access cover Firebox final shape and trim added Happy Holidays Everyone, Bret

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