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Project by hunter71 posted 09-14-2015 03:01 AM 3422 views 7 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Although I have made several of this type trucks, this one is the most detailed. Then I decided to add the teardrop trailer to kick it up a notch. The main wood is Rosewood I found here in Russia. The laminated pieces and bumpers are White Oak, Purple Heart, White Oak. The spalded looking wood is from a local trade day purchase and NO I don’t know what it is. Birdseye Maple is the running boards and Cocobola accents throughout send it out looking good for the trip. The roof of the camper is simple White Pine stained to look like a tin roof. The luggage has one other piece, maybe it was also a hunting trip? Doug

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dansnow

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#1 posted 09-14-2015 03:05 AM

That is magnificent! I have a couple of projects similar to that that I’d love to find the time to build someday

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 09-14-2015 03:14 AM

superb. That is one of the coolest toy posts I have seen!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 09-14-2015 03:15 AM

I didn’t show that the back and doors open, but you can imagine that….....

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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CharlieK

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#4 posted 09-14-2015 03:24 AM

Very nice. I especially like the trailer and the detail on the hitch.

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#5 posted 09-14-2015 05:07 AM

G’Day Doug, That is one sweet truck and van combination you’ve made…beautiful timber colours and detail…

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

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Howard

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#6 posted 09-14-2015 05:31 AM

Extremely well done….the details you have included really add a great deal of beauty to the project. Thanks for sharing.

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Mark Wilson

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#7 posted 09-14-2015 05:31 AM

OMG, Doug. You’ve got more talent than anyone deserves.

-- Mark

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KOVA

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#8 posted 09-14-2015 06:01 AM

ERES EL MEJOR!!!! ESOS VEHÍCULOS SON ASOMBROSOS AL MIRAR SUS FOTOS ;-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 09-14-2015 06:42 AM

Man o man. What a wonderful piece, and probably freehand made. Well done Doug.

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#10 posted 09-14-2015 06:50 AM

Doug, that is one of the coolist toy cars and trailer I have seen, the teardrop is wonderful! Well done!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#11 posted 09-14-2015 09:38 AM

In a word, Perfect. Thanks for sharing.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.

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#12 posted 09-14-2015 09:52 AM

Very nice Doug. The tear drop trailer is quite unique. This model will show very well. Keep up the good work.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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canadianchips

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#13 posted 09-14-2015 11:51 AM

”Thanks Dad” now I know what Ill be getting for Christmas gift ? lol
I love all the extra detail you put into it. Really nice work. AND you had fun building it, I,m sure !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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JoeinGa

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#14 posted 09-14-2015 11:55 AM

Man oh Man. You really nailed it on this set. Fantastic!

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Tichomir Toth

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#15 posted 09-14-2015 12:17 PM

Awesome! Congrats!

-- Tichomir Toth, Slovakia, http://wood.wellcenter.sk/

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