International KB-6 1949

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Project by hunter71 posted 09-06-2009 12:41 PM 3633 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have an International KB-6 that I have been restoring for some time. It was an easy project to copy as it sits right here in my shop. 12:1 scale. This was back before I stained my tires black. There is an engine, trans, drive shaft. pedels on the floor, shifter,heater and dash. Wood is red cedar accents are maple. my homegrown video.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 09-06-2009 01:22 PM

Very impressive!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#2 posted 09-06-2009 01:58 PM

Outstanding piece of work.

-- Living is a constant gamble, life is about working the odds in your favour

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#3 posted 09-06-2009 03:25 PM

Looks like you’re have way too much fun. Great detail.

-- John @

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 04:13 PM

With the detail you put in your wood models, I’d like to see the detail you are putting in the restoration of the actual.

I suppose you have one of those cats in the bed also sitting in your shop waiting restoration?

Really enjoy your posts… keep ‘em coming… by the way… this truck looks a little dusty… it deserves a little clean up!! HA…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 09-06-2009 05:32 PM

Yes, It does look like your having way to much fun. Great job! Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 09-06-2009 05:48 PM

Cool truck and great job

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 09-06-2009 05:52 PM

Thanks for sharing Hunter71,

By showing the frame, you inspired me to build a full size Go-Cart toy from dimentional lumber for my grandson. Yep !

Good work buddy. I believe you’re on the artistic side.



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John Gray

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#8 posted 09-06-2009 06:40 PM

GREAT JOB!!!!! Thanks for the post.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#9 posted 09-06-2009 09:12 PM

Nicely done. It looks to me that you are really enjoying yourself with this project. Please send us a photo of the real one too when your ready.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 09-06-2009 10:46 PM

Great looking truck.

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#11 posted 09-07-2009 02:37 AM

Very Cool Indeed!!!!!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#12 posted 09-07-2009 04:20 AM

Learned to drive back in ‘56 in one of those. Brings back memories. Keep up the great work

-- Rustfever, Central California

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