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This is another “Toys and Joys” project and YES, the fenders were put on backwards. We all make mistakes. Anyway, I still think its a cute truck so I’ll just make another and ensure I get the fenders on the right way!!
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#1 posted 07-25-2014 09:21 PM
Ron that is a really nice piece of craftmanship even with the fender challenge. And I want you to know that you made my day when I read your confession about the fenders; I thought I was the only woodworker in the nation that made mistakes that my wife sees immediately.
-- I read it but I wasn't listening!!
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#2 posted 07-25-2014 10:56 PM
I’ll bet that 95% of the folks that see this article (or even the real toy) would NOT notice the fenders.
Looks great and I’d also bet that ANY KID would be happy as heck to own it!
-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward
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#3 posted 07-26-2014 01:55 AM
very cool truck. I like the striping in the wood. I’m like the 95% that did not notice the fenders until you mentioned it. All I saw was a cool truck!
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#4 posted 07-26-2014 02:43 AM
Great looking truck!
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#5 posted 07-26-2014 12:31 PM
Looks great no matter how the fenders are.
-- Dick F,Burg Iowa
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#6 posted 07-26-2014 01:13 PM
You did such a great job on this pickup that I could hardly believe you got the fenders on backwards, that is until I started remembering some of my own misadventures, many of which make this one look inconsequential.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#7 posted 07-26-2014 02:23 PM
Nice yellow car!
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#8 posted 07-26-2014 03:47 PM
Just call it CUSTOMIZED!
Actually looks fantastic even in reverse!
-- just rjR
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#9 posted 07-26-2014 04:58 PM
This is a real nice miniature. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#10 posted 07-26-2014 06:09 PM
Looks great and a true custom piece! :)
-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed
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#11 posted 07-26-2014 06:54 PM
Looks pretty good. I found some old plans in a Wood Mag and thought about building a stake bed truck early model. Great job.
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#12 posted 07-26-2014 09:13 PM
Great looking truck, love the color of the wood and the way the grain runs
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#13 posted 07-29-2014 01:50 AM
Pretty wood, unique fenders.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#14 posted 11-22-2014 09:58 AM
Gee Ron, I wouldn’t have noticed anything about the mudguards useless you or someone else had;
I’m just in awe of the beautiful wooden ute….. What is the timber & the finish please, thank you….
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
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