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Toy costruction #82: Low Boy Trailer build #2

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Blog entry by htl posted 07-15-2016 09:48 PM 764 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 81: Low Boy Trailer build #1 Part 82 of Toy costruction series Part 83: Low Boy Trailer Getting er Done #3 »

Just some progress on the low boy.

Used my miter saw for all the angled cuts [22 1/2°] but when I got to this point used the drum sander on the Shopsmith to sand where the front assembly and back meet up so everything comes out just right.

Marked for center to be sure and not miss and then free hand drilled for dowels for a little extra support.

O!!! I should mention I’m making mine an 8 wheel trailer and all so shortening it from a 17” deck to a 14”er so my excavator will fit just right and so will my Dull Dozer if need be..

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.



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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 07-15-2016 11:07 PM

starting to look like a trailer …....... do you plan to leave center open ?

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

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htl

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#2 posted 07-15-2016 11:15 PM

yes

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 07-15-2016 11:33 PM

OH NEAT I never seen that b4 ….. ok keep on keeping on brother .......LMAO

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

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htl

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#4 posted 07-15-2016 11:42 PM

Always try to put a little twist to the plans, should have mixed it up with some different woods but have been getting away from that here lately for some unknown reason.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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Bruce Barber

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#5 posted 07-16-2016 12:49 AM

i did a double low boy trailor with three sets of tires,, i was going to keep the middle open to but the customer said he did not want too ,,,, i might make one for my tow D330×500 Drilling machine …

Great job keep up the GREAT jobs GUYS and GIRLS.

-- Bruce, Thunder Bay , Ontario, Canada

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 07-16-2016 02:44 AM

NICE!

-- just rjR

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htl

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#7 posted 07-16-2016 02:46 AM

bruce is this it?
Nice trailer!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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GR8HUNTER

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#8 posted 07-16-2016 03:13 AM

LOOKS VERY NICE from what I can see …... my eyes keep getting older

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

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crowie

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#9 posted 07-18-2016 10:07 AM

I wish I had the patience to do work like this….beautiful, sirs

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

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htl

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#10 posted 07-18-2016 03:07 PM

crowie I really don’t have the patience for the small stuff as you may have noticed I’m not into the mirrors and small do dads they really look nice but just not my thing.
I usually have a reason for building a project want to see how something works for this project it was making the groove on the rails.
For the Hummer it was the wheels.
The cars it was the fenders.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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