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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 03-23-2015 03:07 PM 1157 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First posting and first toy with hard wood. Typically use pine it’s cheap and when you make a mistake it’s not that big a deal. Not to mention hard wood is not ready available in my area. Got in a rush to complete so it’s not that great, was a fun build.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?





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majuvla

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#1 posted 03-23-2015 04:38 PM

Awsome toy! So many small parts. You realy have patience.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 03-23-2015 05:48 PM

I love T and J and also your lifter. Hope to see more from you.

I also turned your pictures. I hope you didn’t mind.

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

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Julian

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#3 posted 03-24-2015 01:34 AM

Very cool. Some little kid will be very happy.

-- Julian

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 03-24-2015 05:07 PM

That looks like a very detailed miniature. It would be nice to see a few close up photos. It must have taken a lot of patience.

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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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 07-19-2016 03:13 AM

yes you all are right …..... that boom definitely does take an awful lot of work to build ........ GREAT JOB
and welcome 2 LJ ’s

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

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htl

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#6 posted 07-19-2016 05:01 AM

Nice work and welcome, now build and show us more. LOL

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#7 posted 07-19-2016 06:00 AM



...First posting and first toy with hard wood….

- SouthavenToyMaker


A belated welcome and hope more to come.

... Typically use pine it s cheap and when you make a mistake it s not that big a deal…

- SouthavenToyMaker


Downside is that when it’s out of pine and a good build, it’s seems a “waste”. Having said that, pine doesn’t look that bad.

... hard wood is not ready available in my area…

- SouthavenToyMaker


When you consider the hours you spend on a model, the extra effort to find suitable hardwood is worth it and cost justifiable.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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