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Hot Rod FORDS #3: And we have wheels

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Blog entry by crowie posted 02-04-2018 10:26 AM 1693 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Scaling the model or toy Part 3 of Hot Rod FORDS series Part 4: The body of the Hot Rod is the bucket.... »

And we have wheels…

2.75” dia a 1” for the front

three segments with 20 tread cuts at 5deg

3.5” dia x 2” for the rear..

five segments with 20 tread cuts at 5deg

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie



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crowie

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#1 posted 02-04-2018 10:28 AM

Oh bother the second photo has mucked up!!

Also NOTE TO SELF – minimum 10deg for next time!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 02-04-2018 10:29 AM

real htl/dutchy rubber. Well done Crowie.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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crowie

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#3 posted 02-04-2018 10:32 AM



real htl/dutchy rubber. Well done Crowie.

- Dutchy

Have to give “ducky” the credit for his top jig helping me with my first attempt this sort of wheels,
and YES, you Jan and Bruce have been inspiring me, thank you!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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robscastle

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#4 posted 02-04-2018 11:32 AM

Max of 90 deg right for next time!

Looks to be the same picture only closer? ...and,
So where is the jig?

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-- Regards Rob

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 02-04-2018 01:54 PM

Well done, getting pretty fancy, eh.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 02-04-2018 02:13 PM

hey Peter top notch wheels and tires …what woods were used ? and what jig ?/.....GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Orvile Baker

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#7 posted 02-04-2018 04:11 PM

Real nice wheels , just in time , I was looking for a tire idea. Thanks for the help . (again)

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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crowie

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#8 posted 02-04-2018 08:54 PM

Thank you ladies and gents..

The timber in the wheels is “spotted gum” outers and the centre’s are “Huon Pine”...
The rear wheels are very heavy.

The two photos are a “phoney photo” attempt to show the front and the top view…

The jig is a Ducky special
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/282290

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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htl

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#9 posted 02-05-2018 12:03 AM

How did I miss this tread?

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs here on Lumber Jocks.. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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LittleBlackDuck

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#10 posted 02-05-2018 09:10 PM


... “ducky”... Jan and Bruce…

- crowie

crowie, it’s a worry when your inspiration comes from a man who sits down in his workshop, a Dutchman in painted wooden shoes and a duck that has been certified insane….

At least something more has washed off… other than our incredible good looks!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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LittleBlackDuck

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#11 posted 02-05-2018 09:14 PM


Max of 90 deg right for next time!

crowie, maybe you should put old bluey in the middle to stop him weighing the picture to the left

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 02-16-2018 11:23 PM

Nice work Pete.

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

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