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Come ride the Cannon Ball part TWO

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Project by toyguy posted 02-03-2016 02:35 PM 1534 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Cannon Ball gets bigger. Most of you remember the model train I posted just before Christmas. While now I have a passenger car to add to it.
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This rail car is constructed of Walnut, Roasted Maple and Pau Amarello (yellow heart) . Inside the car is seating for 38 imaginary people via Oak Benches. And of course a wood stove to keep everyone warm on the early morning commutes. Finish is rattle can Varathane. Passenger car measures 20 inches long. 5 inches wide and 7 inches high. Next up will be a caboose to complete the whole thing.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,





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hunter71

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#1 posted 02-03-2016 03:16 PM

Ahhh, nice job Brian. I have had cars on my bucket list for my engine, maybe someday. Great job man. Love the colors.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Dee1

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#2 posted 02-03-2016 03:24 PM

Brian Very nice I really like it you going to need a big wall to display that set, waiting for the caboose.
Again very nice.
Dee

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 02-03-2016 04:32 PM

Grandiose Brian. Very nice behind your loc.

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#4 posted 02-03-2016 04:46 PM

Fabulous work and wonderful details Brian. Now would be a good time for you to take up carving so you can put some little passengers in there.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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moke

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#5 posted 02-03-2016 05:59 PM

Brian, your work is truly amazing…..I can not imagine the amount of time you have in it.

Mike

-- Mike

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#6 posted 02-03-2016 06:24 PM

Very nice wagon, very precise work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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jim65

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#7 posted 02-03-2016 07:08 PM

Brian, that is excellent, really well done, it will look great behind the Loco. the next 14 cars should be fun!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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ZAGREB

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#8 posted 02-03-2016 08:20 PM

beautiful work
Everyone is born for something you obviously for models
thanks for sharing
cheers, Bambi

-- bambi

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crowie

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#9 posted 02-03-2016 08:50 PM

A top match for the that beautiful loco….

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

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#10 posted 02-03-2016 10:49 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#11 posted 02-04-2016 01:01 AM

Man that’s a beautiful passenger car! Very detailed—and I like your choice of woods!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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peteg

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#12 posted 02-04-2016 01:10 AM

What a fabulous addition Brian, top job
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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htl

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#13 posted 02-04-2016 01:24 AM

Out Standing job!
I keep looking at the caboose on the T&J site and man o man that’s going to be one fun build and really set your train off.

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#14 posted 02-04-2016 01:34 AM

Being a former model railroader I sure like you railroad projects with the attention to detail.
Very nice project!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#15 posted 02-04-2016 03:32 AM

just too cool ,great build

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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