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Toy Construction #172: Building a VW Bus #2

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Blog entry by htl posted 12-27-2017 11:19 PM 695 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 171: Building a VW Bus Part 172 of Toy Construction series Part 173: Building a VW Bus #3 Rounding out the front »

Cut out the sides and made up the front but really doesn’t look like much work, but you got to start somewhere.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 12-28-2017 12:05 AM

I’m visiting out of state but checking in once in awhile! Looking good so far!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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LittleBlackDuck

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#2 posted 12-28-2017 01:28 AM

Beaut progression #4. Did you cut those great contour matching front curved parts out of the same piece of timber?

PS. After looking at the alignment of the front with the sides, made me realise why they used to call the Germans ”[square heads]”.... DOH! Then I realised that you and Dutchy were the master of sanding back to shape.

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

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htl

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#3 posted 12-28-2017 02:00 AM

Did you cut those great contour matching front curved parts out of the same piece of timber?

- LittleBlackDuck

The outside is Cherry and the inside is maple.
It takes a lot a work to try and keep up with Dutchy!!!

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LittleBlackDuck

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#4 posted 12-28-2017 02:08 AM


The outside is Cherry and the inside is maple.
- htl

Phew! With your rate of progress I was wondering how on earth you had time to find the right shaped grain pattern… let alone follow it closely on your scroll saw.

Unfortunately that makes you fall 1 point in my hero ranking!... sorry… I had put up without tracks in the past but there is a limit… two pieces of timber… shucks!

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

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#5 posted 12-28-2017 08:00 PM

Looking good so far.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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crowie

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#6 posted 12-29-2017 11:37 PM

I missed this part of the process Bruce, But did see the most important part…THAT ENGINE!!!

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

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htl

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#7 posted 12-29-2017 11:54 PM

Get with the program crowie we can’t have you falling behind!!! ;-]

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#8 posted 12-30-2017 12:25 AM



Get with the program crowie we can t have you falling behind!!! ;-]

- htl

Left behind oh no!!

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

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htl

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#9 posted 12-30-2017 12:39 AM

Are you sure there wasn’t another reason you fell behind???

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#10 posted 12-30-2017 03:53 AM


Are you sure there wasn t another reason you fell behind???

- htl


Don’t feel ostracised crowie... you can’t help your plumage… even if you can’t swim…


Get with the program crowie we can t have you falling behind!!! ;-]

- htl


How the hell can we Aussies be accused of falling behind when we read stuff 10 hours before it’s posted.... (well those that read)...

PS.
crowie
, Just notice…

That last duck must be a Yankee one… paddling like hell to keep up with us blackies!

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

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