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Project by bushmaster posted 01-30-2016 02:57 AM 1641 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I worked on a 30’s Wolseley car this week and did this truck to give away to a needy family. Helps sometimes to have two projects going so one has a diversion between glue ups etc. The car will have to wait a few days to post as I want to post a blog on the construction process as requested by a LJ. Looks good though!!!!!
This project quite simple, fast and easy to build, with my home made wheels. Sorry the pictures are not that great.

Comments welcome, and anything else you have to say. Been well above freezing the last few days here.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 01-30-2016 05:34 AM

Very well done!

NICE!

-- just rjR

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#2 posted 01-30-2016 06:53 AM

I recognize the pattern, now make all of them. Very nice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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crowie

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#3 posted 01-30-2016 07:56 AM

Good looking Timber Jinker as we call them in Australia Brian….
And a 30’s Wolseley car, something from England in Canada and so far north…....

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

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#4 posted 01-30-2016 09:00 AM

Very nice. Can you please share where you found the pattern?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 01-30-2016 01:09 PM

Very nice work. Always great design.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 01-30-2016 03:37 PM

The Pattern Hawaiilad and any one else. inspiration came from the book TRENDOUS TOY TRUCKS by Les Neufelt. A great book with detailed instructions and pictures. Only trouble is some of his dimensions are too accurate, no need for 1/32 measurements in wood. Shape is only important. Build and modify, look at images on computer. This truck was based on his dump truck, the wheel base on the logging truck is to short

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 01-30-2016 06:39 PM

Very cool. Nice job !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 01-30-2016 11:47 PM

Great job Brian, that looks quite real.
Congratulations on your No. 1.
Thanks for sharing this.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#9 posted 01-31-2016 12:53 AM

Nice truck!

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/

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#10 posted 01-31-2016 10:22 AM

Beautiful truck and those logs are very authentic too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 02-01-2016 07:40 AM

That is a work of art and giving it away to someone in need really shows the size of your heart. It’s funny you mention measurements of 1/32” when me and my father where studding the walls in my basement I would throw him measurements down to the 1/64” just to be silly and get under his skin.

-- I make bowls and spoons.

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