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Project by Dee1 posted 01-28-2016 01:52 PM 1555 views 9 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Guys and Gals
Finally it is done, although I have to admit I don’t spend as much time in the shop as I used to.
It was a nice project I got stuck once but my friend Dutchy came to my rescue,
It will be a nice addition to my little collection.
The wood is dark walnut and soft maple.
Thanks again Dutchy
Dee1





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WoodNSawdust

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#1 posted 01-28-2016 01:56 PM

Beautiful detailed front-end loader

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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Barefooter

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#2 posted 01-28-2016 02:07 PM

That is awesome!!

As a guy that has a hard time making 45 miters look good.. it’s crazy to me how to even make this..
Intricate cuts.. i’d be missing fingers for sure..

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Bobsboxes

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#3 posted 01-28-2016 02:30 PM

Very nicely done, lots of detail.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 01-28-2016 02:54 PM

GREAT. Well done and very nice Dee. I would not be surprised if this become a daily TOP 3.
BTW I,m glad I could help you.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 01-28-2016 03:02 PM

One fantastic piece of workmanship.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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hunter71

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#6 posted 01-28-2016 05:11 PM

Nice looking loader.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 01-28-2016 05:30 PM

All above are very correct!

How many hours in it? I know way too many!

BEAUTIFUL!

-- just rjR

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htl

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#8 posted 01-28-2016 05:48 PM

Wow!!!
That turned out O so nice!!!
Really like the interior and the wheels and the hand rails and and and.
Just plain beautiful!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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toyguy

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#9 posted 01-28-2016 06:00 PM

Very nicely done Dee. Looks great.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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punk

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#10 posted 01-28-2016 06:45 PM

nice job detail is great all can say its beautiful good day

-- Punk in PA

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 01-28-2016 08:17 PM

This is a great miniature and you’ve done a fine job on it.

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

-- 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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#12 posted 01-28-2016 08:57 PM

Excellent! very well done, I love it!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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jusfine

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#13 posted 01-28-2016 10:11 PM

Awesome! I sure don’t have patience to cut all those little pieces… Nicely done!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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Dee1

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#14 posted 01-28-2016 10:43 PM

Boy what a bunch of nice comments , I am very proud to read them
.
How long did it take , a couple months but I don’t spend all day in the shop anymore
I am in my late 70s ,and I can tell you the wheels alone took at least a couple days.
toys and joys plans usually pretty good, although I did get confused in one part of this build
not a big deal I was just not paying attention to a small detail of the plan.
Again thanks for the nice responses.

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hookfoot

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#15 posted 01-29-2016 12:25 AM

Very nice work.

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