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A Gypsy Truck ?

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Project by hunter71 posted 06-20-2015 10:28 AM 2037 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I Make trucks, I make wagons, so why not combine them into a GYPSY TRUCK? This idea just evolved I had an idea but no real plan on how it would turn out, I just let my imagination go and had fun building this truck / wagon /way of life. Nothing special for the woods used, mostly scraps off the bench. I did a bit of turning, a bit of carving and a LOT of time into it’s making. The more you look at it the more little things you’ll find. Bottle of wine in the cup holder, detailed interior to name a few. I am thinking of making a diorama to set it in.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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Frncesco

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#1 posted 06-20-2015 10:53 AM

Great work! Amazing amount of detail and very nicely matched colors.

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#2 posted 06-20-2015 11:34 AM

Having a side interest in house trucks and gypsy wagons, your project really strikes home with me. I love your execution of combining the two elements into one. I givet a two thumbs up and 5 stars! Great job!

-- 1st Cor. 15:1-4

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#3 posted 06-20-2015 12:03 PM

Great looking truck Doug, nice work! I love all the great detail you put into this truck right down to the lug nuts.
For some reason I feel you may carve a mom and pop Gypsy to go with this cool looking truck.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 06-20-2015 12:40 PM

Makes me smile. Thanks for sharing.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#5 posted 06-20-2015 01:04 PM

Very detailed in the build and great work on the painting. I would definitely enclose this and keep it as a heirloom.
Excellent work Doug.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 06-20-2015 02:44 PM

Beautifully done..

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#7 posted 06-20-2015 02:46 PM

What a wild and imaginative piece. I love it and it is so nicely done.

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

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

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#8 posted 06-20-2015 03:37 PM

The last thing like this I saw at the Glastonbury fest way back in the mid 80s before the Thatcher put her foot on freedom, after that the banks and tv took over, very nostalgic, thanks, looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 06-20-2015 03:56 PM

That is slick! A future museum piece!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#10 posted 06-20-2015 04:35 PM

Looks like it was really a fun build. Nicely done.

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

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#11 posted 06-20-2015 06:33 PM

Very cool. Love the side-skirts and the air horns!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#12 posted 06-20-2015 07:13 PM

Very well done and also very original. This would look super in a diorama!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 06-20-2015 07:23 PM

really well done, details are fantastic!!!! thanks for sharing!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#14 posted 06-20-2015 09:00 PM

very nice

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#15 posted 06-20-2015 09:37 PM

Very clever Doug, your imagination and ingenuity is amazing sir….

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

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