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Toy Construction #104: Power Wagon 6x6 building the cab

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Blog entry by htl posted 09-24-2016 10:53 PM 1612 reads 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 103: Power Wagon 6x6 building the transfer case, drive shafts and wheels Part 104 of Toy Construction series Part 105: Power Wagon 6x6 More body work »

Been out in my back so been a slow go with this one.
Here’s the beginning of the body work.
Using oak and walnut for this build but the interior is cherry.

To me they went about the body work in a strange round about way but should come out all right in the end.

I thought they would look like coke bottles but look more like wine bottles to me.

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



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ralbuck

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#1 posted 09-24-2016 11:03 PM

Cabis starting to look like a vintage Power Wagon!

Some of the real ones are even still around; but the 4×4’s not the6×6’s. At least a very very few of them!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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bruce317

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#2 posted 09-24-2016 11:44 PM

Bruce, really lookin good.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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LittleBlackDuck

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 12:05 AM

Damn those wheels lookgood and that pink basket is growing…... (on me).


I thought they would look like coke bottles but look more like wine bottles to me.

- htl


But… NOW you’ve got my full attention…

-- 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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#4 posted 09-25-2016 12:30 AM

I guess I should have said tequila bottle, not a beer or wine drinker but tequila that’s another story. LOL

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

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crowie

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#5 posted 09-25-2016 12:50 AM

YES the wheels do look good but the top of the cabin looks GREAT…lovely lines…top sanding job Bruce..

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

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htl

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#6 posted 09-25-2016 01:01 AM

It looks kinda strange right now but once I get the doors and running boards on it will all come together.

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

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bj383ss

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#7 posted 09-25-2016 01:39 AM

Looking good. I can’t wait to see this one done. I saw this new plan and thought it looked great.

Bret

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GR8HUNTER

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#8 posted 09-25-2016 02:21 AM

LOVE IT

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

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 09-25-2016 07:39 AM

Maybe you like this picture:

This “truck” is now an eye cather on the entre area from a compagny who has used him in the past.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 09-25-2016 11:37 AM

Mighty fine!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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