My Dad's Wooden Cars

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Project by gingershack posted 08-30-2015 05:00 PM 1395 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like most of us, my dad taught me all I know about woodworking, shops, and all else. The smell of saw dust will always bring pictures to my mind of my dad’s shop.

I recently visited his house and took pictures of his latest projects. All pieces are hand made over several months. Everything is made with a bandsaw, belt sander, drill press and Dremel.

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#1 posted 08-30-2015 05:48 PM

Very impressive-love the details….spark plugs, distributor, oil pan drain plug, headers, etc., etc.

In time I want to try my luck at a scaled vehicle. Like you, my dad taught me a lot about woodworking and he made a lot of scaled vehicles.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#2 posted 08-30-2015 05:53 PM


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#3 posted 08-30-2015 06:03 PM

Those are extremely good…..please let your dad know how impresses we were at LJ.

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#4 posted 08-30-2015 06:56 PM

Amazing detail.

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

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#5 posted 08-30-2015 08:03 PM

Wow. His attention to detail is extraordinary ! Fantastic pieces.

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#6 posted 08-30-2015 08:09 PM

Your Dad does beautiful work and incorporates some wonderful detail in his pieces.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 08-31-2015 12:19 AM

I agree, these are amazing. Lots of very nice details.

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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#8 posted 08-31-2015 03:06 AM

A fellow model builder right after my heart. Great work man.

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#9 posted 08-31-2015 03:31 AM


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#10 posted 08-31-2015 11:16 PM

So Cool Great work Very nicely made well done.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#11 posted 09-01-2015 02:37 AM

Your dad is enjoying himself, great work.

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#12 posted 09-01-2015 03:27 AM

What fun. Your Dad is certainly a craftsman. I’ve made a couple of wooden vehicle models, but nothing in his league.

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#13 posted 09-06-2015 01:07 AM

That’s on clever dad; 10 out of 10….

I hope his skills and love for wooden toys have rubbed off upon you sir….

When you can please… how big are the cars and what timbers were used, thank you…

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

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