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#1 posted 04-21-2011 03:45 AM
How did you know I love trains. Keep it on the tracks. Chips
-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi
#2 posted 04-21-2011 03:47 AM
You want me to enlarge it and build you a rocking train Chips?
#3 posted 04-21-2011 03:52 AM
Can we have live steam.
#4 posted 04-21-2011 11:17 AM
I don’t actually think I’ll be building adult size rocking toys in the very near future. It is an idea though. One of the pattern catalogs I have does offer adult size rocking horses.
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#5 posted 04-21-2011 12:39 PM
choo choo. looking good mr. conductor;)
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#6 posted 04-21-2011 02:01 PM
Nice work, William.
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#7 posted 04-21-2011 03:03 PM
William I like the solid boiler. I have this plan from somewhere, dont remember where I got it, but it shows slats around the boiler. This is much better.
-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I
#8 posted 04-21-2011 08:01 PM
I’m sure it’s the same plan Gary. As a toy, the slats look decent on it. After seeing the one built by Bones though, I like the solid look much better. I usually try to mix up the colors when I build these too. This one is going to be only two colors on the train though. I’m going to do dark walnut stain for the train itself with colored accents. I haven’t decided yet between blue or red for the accents. I picked this pattern up a couple of years ago. It’s getting about time to buy another set. These are getting worn thin. I, like Chips and many others though, love trains. I grew up spending a lot of time at my Grandfather’s house. He was a painter for Illinois Central Railroad for forty-two years. When we were kids, he’s carry us to work with him on weekends. For years, while growing up, it was a childhood dream to be a conductor when I grew up. We have strange wishes when we’re young. I also spent some times with my uncle (grandfather’s brother) growing up and wanted to be like him when I grew up. How many of you ever wished to be a train hopping hobo?
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