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Project by coachjohnson posted 12-28-2015 04:43 AM 2328 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted anything. I got the opportunity to build this for a friend this past summer. It’s made entirely of hickory and probably weighs close to 80 lbs. The truck and trailer are close to 50 inches long and 9 inches wide. I’ve got tons of other stuff to post. Hopefully I’ll get a chance to later on. Thanks for looking

-- Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.





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HuskerFan1

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#1 posted 12-28-2015 07:30 AM

Wow, that’s really cool, a very unique take on the military service shadow box!

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#2 posted 12-28-2015 07:37 AM

This is one unique and excellent shadow box! Realy awesome details on truck’s cabin. I like the tractor too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 12-28-2015 07:56 AM

Schitterend. Very nice.

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#4 posted 12-28-2015 12:24 PM

Very cool. I have 4 flag boxes to build soon, just might steel your idea as another truck builder.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 12-28-2015 01:52 PM

That is one of the most awesome shadow boxes I have ever seen! Really super job!

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

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#6 posted 12-28-2015 03:55 PM

Wow, that is some shadow box. Very nicely crafted.

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

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#7 posted 12-28-2015 07:10 PM

That is a real eye catcher. Impressive work.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 12-28-2015 07:27 PM

Wow! This is very creative and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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ralbuck

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#9 posted 12-28-2015 08:26 PM

IT was extremely well made and designed!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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skeeterusaf

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#10 posted 01-05-2016 07:28 PM

Thanks for making my truck shadow box I built look like crap! Nice job.

-- I cut three boards and all four were too short. www.jrcustomwoodworks.com

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coachjohnson

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#11 posted 01-05-2016 08:01 PM

Lol didn’t know you owned the patent

-- Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

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CombatShorty

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#12 posted 08-27-2016 11:41 AM

This is exactly what I want in 2018! Guess great minds think alike because the one you posted is a fellow 70th MTD Scorpion! Are you able to etch names into the Tractor?

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Neal Scheuneman

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#13 posted 09-16-2016 10:11 PM

Very nice. Is this something I can purchase?

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coachjohnson

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#14 posted 09-17-2016 02:44 PM


Very nice. Is this something I can purchase?

- Neal Scheuneman

Yes sir it is

-- Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

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Neal Scheuneman

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#15 posted 09-17-2016 03:18 PM

Can you email me with the details and your contact info?

shue6842@yahoo.com

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