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Toy costruction #107: Power Wagon 6x6 Just about there

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Blog entry by htl posted 09-29-2016 11:50 PM 1354 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 106: Power Wagon 6x6 Back End Part 107 of Toy costruction series Part 108: Power Wagon video of the drive shaft working. »

Here’s the Project Post

Tried blacking out the fenders and it turned out ok, walnut is a much blacker wood when stained but the oaks wood grain peeking through looks pretty good. but won’t be doing it again I think.


The danish oil should look good.

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



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robscastle

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#1 posted 09-30-2016 12:59 AM

Impressive attention to detail I must say!
Kinda puts my toy train to shame

-- Regards Robert

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htl

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#2 posted 09-30-2016 01:07 AM

Cool train and a real imagination activator.
There’s a zillion parts to making your train I know!

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

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#3 posted 09-30-2016 01:18 AM

The power wagon is so real; next you will want the real one!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#4 posted 09-30-2016 03:17 AM

HI Bruce ….what stain did you use on your walnut?? ..... when i first seen it i thought it was ebony …....GREAT JOB

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

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htl

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#5 posted 09-30-2016 03:46 AM

That”s raw wood haven’t put anything on it yet but the blacked out fenders, still have some do dads to add then it’s done.
Using Danish Oil on it when ready.

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

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#6 posted 09-30-2016 04:16 AM

Love the winch! Great job all the way around.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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htl

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#7 posted 09-30-2016 05:15 AM


The power wagon is so real; next you will want the real one!

- ralbuck

I love my Toyota PreRunner so no problem there. LOL
I like my 19 or so miles to the gal. compared to this diesel hog, would do good to get 5 I’ll bet.

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

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htl

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#8 posted 09-30-2016 05:25 AM



HI Bruce ….what stain did you use on your walnut?? ..... when i first seen it i thought it was ebony …....GREAT JOB

- GR8HUNTER

Those are oak fenders and I put a vinegar and steel wool wash on them that turned them almost black just like I use on the wheels.
The wash doesn’t get as black with the oak [fenders]as it does with the walnut [wheels]I use for the wheels.

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

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#9 posted 09-30-2016 06:59 AM


The dutch oil should look good.

- htl

Danish I think.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#10 posted 09-30-2016 08:26 AM

They are some cool mudguards Bruce…beautiful timber contrast!!

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

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#11 posted 09-30-2016 02:39 PM

Mighty Fine! Keeping on Trucking.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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htl

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#12 posted 09-30-2016 03:57 PM

I’m getting my Ducks, Dutch, and Danish all mixed up, sorry!!!

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

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#13 posted 09-30-2016 08:29 PM

so awesome

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#14 posted 09-30-2016 11:03 PM



I m getting my Ducks, Dutch, and Danish all mixed up, sorry!!!

- htl

That’s a bit harsh.
How could you confuse Dutchy and Ducky????

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

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htl

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#15 posted 09-30-2016 11:12 PM

It’s so true crowie but it happened and I need help. LOL

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

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