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Project by Barksavage posted 04-20-2014 03:20 AM 1230 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift for my daughter. She works in the “Young Marines” organization so I asked her what I could build to put on her desk. She wanted a Marine Corp Tank.
Little did she know it would take up most of the desk. This model is 24” long.
I used Birch, Poplar and Walnut and finished it with tung oil. Building jigs was a big part of this project.

-- Barksavage





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 04-20-2014 03:24 AM

Very nice model. Great Detail. I almost missed the treads in the picture on the rocks.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 04-20-2014 04:46 AM

Great model

-- Norman

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jlb

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#3 posted 04-20-2014 06:00 AM

Excellent piece!

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#4 posted 04-20-2014 06:27 AM

Did your daughter like it? After all, that’s all that matters …besides the fact that it is a beautiful modell!

What did you use for the treads?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 04-20-2014 07:27 AM

Very nice you made a great job of the tank

-- robert dignam

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#6 posted 04-20-2014 10:55 AM

Wow what a great looking tank and so much detail…..excellent job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 04-20-2014 11:50 AM

I can relate to the track jigs. Nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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josh

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#8 posted 04-20-2014 01:03 PM

Yeah, this is fantastic. Congrats on the awesomeness!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#9 posted 04-20-2014 01:36 PM

NICE!

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 04-20-2014 02:57 PM

It’s a beautiful miniature. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Woodbridge

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#11 posted 04-20-2014 03:22 PM

that is very cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#12 posted 04-20-2014 07:45 PM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#13 posted 04-20-2014 08:25 PM

Great.
Chuck

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Dutchy

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#14 posted 04-21-2014 11:31 AM

What a beautifull peace. I also like the color combination. Well done.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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thegraniteguy

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#15 posted 04-29-2014 04:36 PM

great details, that is one good looking tank!

-- I usually just play with rocks

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