Mr Woody builds a Woody

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Project by MrWoody posted 10-19-2008 06:38 PM 2477 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Toys & Joys plan with a few modifications.
The wood used are Maple, Black Walnut, and the side panels are a piece of wood that I have had for a long time. I don’t know what it is. It was a block 10” long X 1.5” thick and 4” wide, given to me. I suspect that it might be one of the Elm family.
The approximate size is: 15” long X 6” wide X 6.5” tall.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#1 posted 10-19-2008 08:10 PM

I gotta say it…. great Woody, Mr. Woody!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 10-19-2008 08:33 PM

Very nice job! Let me know when you start building full size ones. This would have to be the ultimate delivery vehicle for a furniture maker. Thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 10-19-2008 08:55 PM

Why was it not a fun build ?I think I would enjoy making this, were did you get the idea/plans? Well done regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#4 posted 10-19-2008 09:28 PM

Nice woody Mr. Woody. Very cool indeed. Looks like it might be a little tough to build. Man it sure is purdy though.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 10-19-2008 10:32 PM

brilliant! What a great sculpture

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#6 posted 10-19-2008 11:44 PM

You did a great job MrWoody. Even if it wasn’t a fun build for you. That certainly took a lot of planning, patience, and talent.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#7 posted 10-19-2008 11:52 PM

very nice job. you have taken this T&J project to a higer level. I love the thin detail lines of contrasting wood. this really makes this project. how thick are they and do they run thru the pieces allowing them to be built up prior to shaping.

-- chebeaguewoodbutcher

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#8 posted 10-20-2008 12:03 AM

Thank you for all your kind praise.
Tenontim: No plans for a fulled sized one at this time, but you never know. ;^)
Alistair: It is a Toys and Joys plan. The detail though planned became tiresome in the end.
Chebaguewoodbutcher: The hood pieces are 1/2” thick (maple) and the walnut were 1/16” X 3/4”. They were glued then shaped.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#9 posted 10-20-2008 12:29 AM

Was in Ocean City Md this past weekend and the “Cruisers” were in town. Actually got to see one of these driving down the street!

Nice Job

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 10-20-2008 12:43 AM

Very Nice!!! It looks like it would be fun.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 10-20-2008 01:08 PM

Well, you done it again Mr Woody. That is one nice little woody wagon.

I really like the segmented hood build up and the piece you added between the hood and cab…makes it look so much more realistic. Not to mention the segmented seats…... Nice touch.

And such a great choice of wood, colour contrast is outstanding…

I guess I’ll have to build another one of these.. A “Tip of the Hat to you sir”

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#12 posted 10-22-2008 12:18 AM

It looks great dad! The changes you made finish it!

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#13 posted 10-22-2008 01:42 AM

Mr Woody: A great big “Congratulations” A nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#14 posted 10-22-2008 01:45 AM

Looks fantastic. You did a great job on that Woody, Woody.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#15 posted 10-27-2008 05:28 PM

Beautiful job! You build some great pieces. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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