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Project by cmalvarez60l posted 02-20-2016 07:16 PM 1309 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Build from a plan of Toy and Joys for a friend.

-- cmalvarez,Tampa. Florida.





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rtbrmb

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#1 posted 02-20-2016 08:18 PM

Great details – I like how you used contrasting wood for the fenders & body. Did you stain the tires? In one pic they look light colored – but darker in the finished product.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#2 posted 02-20-2016 08:25 PM

Beautiful car, nice lines. I like colours the most.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 02-20-2016 08:26 PM

It’s a very nice miniature.

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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cmalvarez60l

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#4 posted 02-20-2016 09:54 PM

Yes Bill I stained the tires with English walnut stain because they look to white.

-- cmalvarez,Tampa. Florida.

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#5 posted 02-20-2016 10:31 PM

nice toy, I like the wheels

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 02-21-2016 12:27 AM

That is absolutely Beautiful, I love the detail and the contrasting wood choices.
Thank you for sharing.

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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Pointer

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#7 posted 02-21-2016 12:55 AM

Nice picture. The truck is great too. :)

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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htl

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#8 posted 02-21-2016 01:17 AM

Your project turned out really nice, love the colors and blacking the wheels help put it over the top.

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

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CA_GAY_GUY

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#9 posted 02-21-2016 03:54 AM

My friend is building a similar project and I forwarded it to him

-- CA_GAY_GUY

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#10 posted 02-21-2016 09:31 AM

Beautiful! Really well done!!!!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#11 posted 02-21-2016 11:28 AM

The truck is georgous as is the art in the background. Are you a paint brush artist as well ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#12 posted 02-21-2016 12:59 PM

Looks great. What woods did you use?

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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cmalvarez60l

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#13 posted 02-21-2016 07:55 PM

Dick the one right behind is a copy of self portrait of Picasso the other one is Don Quixote and yes I did that a long time ago.

-- cmalvarez,Tampa. Florida.

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cmalvarez60l

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#14 posted 02-21-2016 07:56 PM

Bruce I used purple heart for the body maple for the fenders and oak for the wheels and lights and also for the horns.

-- cmalvarez,Tampa. Florida.

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#15 posted 02-21-2016 10:30 PM

Delightful to look at. Nice work, I’m sure your friends loves it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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