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Project by diggerdelaney posted 12-16-2015 01:05 PM 1325 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Christmas present.
I did make up a simple locking system that requires the new owner to dial in 2 numbers to open it up, the second door is held closed with a simple drop down bolt so when not used as a money box it can be played with. I also made the wheels with a home made jig to help drill the spoke holes. It measures 11 1/2” long 7 1/2” tall and 4” wide, made from tulip wood and sapele also some odd bits of unknown wood.

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 12-16-2015 01:17 PM

Very cute car. Those two colours match nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-16-2015 02:28 PM

Very nice work! Great locking system.

-- Jim, Ca,

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#3 posted 12-16-2015 03:03 PM

That is one great looking piece. Nice gift

-- Ron Campbell

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#4 posted 12-16-2015 04:38 PM

Excellent, I liked the dials on the back to get it open.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 12-16-2015 05:23 PM

I really do like this. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 12-16-2015 08:21 PM

Now I’ve seen this sort of toy with a shop bought door mechanism BUT yours Derek is so simple and well built so why would one need to buy one….VERY WELL DONE, Sir….Happy Christmas to you and yours….

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

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#7 posted 12-17-2015 11:59 AM

Something about this little truck I really like. Simple, yet really nice. Makes me want to try one. Super job and thanks for sharing!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#8 posted 12-17-2015 01:56 PM

Excellent ! Too bad you dont have a couple of Wells Fargo stickers to put on the sides !

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