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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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Shop Tools #2: Mallets

12-15-2016 01:51 AM by htl | 39 comments »

It’s getting cold in this neck of the wood so didn’t what to start a new model so was piddling around and hit on making a new mallet.The first one I made[a years or so back] is great for larger projects but for model work it’s more of a sledgehammer.I built it the same as the new one just used what came to mind and what scraps were near the table.It’s big and the solid oak top is heavy. So had it in mind to build one about 1/3 as big and lighter.Well the lighter cam...

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Shop Tools #1: Building a Wood Cyclone

08-04-2016 07:01 PM by htl | 7 comments »

I was thinking about building a bigger wood cyclone but really the one I have works great so why build a bigger one, then it hit me I really never showed all the pictures of this build so here’s a how2 of my build a year or so later. 4/13/15Before this I built a Thien baffle style outfit. It was a self contained two bucket system that worked just about as good as my wood cyclone.Here is a picture of the two systems working together but saw no need for the two bucket job once I had the ...

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Toy Construction #38: Caboose #2

04-20-2016 08:17 PM by htl | 15 comments »

Just a few more shots. Building these ladders was a pain, I don’t really have the passions for the really small stuff. Almost done.Will post it tomorrow.That’s all folks

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Toy Construction #24: Starting to build the Mack LR Truck #1 Plans

03-07-2016 08:33 PM by htl | 9 comments »

I’m starting to lay out where everything goes on paper with the few down loaded Mack and some great Daf pictures I could find.Then I can take some measurements and off to the shop I go.I will be working on the frame axles[differential] springs motor and trans.Probable should make the wheels fairly soon so I’ll have those measurements.Those wheels are going to be interesting, I’ve never made any like this before.I just love those wheels I posted, will be kind of off road, on road tires.O...

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