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Project by bushmaster posted 12-15-2015 04:53 AM 1675 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

100 % home made from tree to finished product. Been busy the last few days completing these trucks to give to a family that I gave the first toys |I posted on Lumberjocks to. He worked in the logging industry and now will have the rest of the equipment needed for a logging show except for a bulldozer. I made the wheels also, all on a long spindle, cut the blanks on the chopsaw, stained them with ebony stain and then bored the hub with a forester bit. The corners are beveled and tread groove cut in the first operation. I can do these operations very quickly, and it gives a black tire look. Nice on some projects. These toys are not fancy, just birch wood from my place, but will be serviceable. Merry Christmas to all and comments are welcome and appreciated

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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DonB

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#1 posted 12-15-2015 11:13 AM

I also made that dump truck. I especially like the trailer, both the design and the workmanship. Looks nice. Tires are well done. Thanks for sharing.

-- DonB

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 12-15-2015 11:25 AM

Great job on that truck, Brian!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Blackbear

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#3 posted 12-15-2015 02:59 PM

I think they are pretty fancy, beautiful and I’m sure they will be a big hit!

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 12-15-2015 03:09 PM

Wow! Very nice work.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 12-15-2015 03:22 PM

Exceptional work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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tyvekboy

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#6 posted 12-15-2015 03:23 PM

Great toys. I would like to play with them too.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#7 posted 12-15-2015 03:51 PM

I’d be on the carpet with my grandson, hauling lumber like crazy! Well done with your one-of-a-kind. Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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Dutchy

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#8 posted 12-15-2015 05:33 PM

Very nice. Well done.

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 12-15-2015 06:42 PM

SO nice!—Outstanding project in all aspects!

What I really like is that YOU made it all!

GREAT!

I do really like your home-made wheels much better than any purchased from China made by the millions ones!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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majuvla

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#10 posted 12-15-2015 06:55 PM

Not to many details but still excellent trucks if you ask me. Wheels look great too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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hookfoot

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#11 posted 12-16-2015 12:41 AM

Very nice.

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John

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#12 posted 12-16-2015 06:50 AM

Great job on the machines Brian, the low bed is really sharp.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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crowie

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#13 posted 12-24-2015 09:37 AM

Yes Brian, That is one swish looking truck & Trailer combination plus one beaut tip-truck….very nice..

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

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htl

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#14 posted 01-10-2016 02:21 AM

How did I miss these cool toys?
Really nice trucks and I love the way you did the trailer neck [can’t think what you call it].
Fifth wheel
?

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