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Old 99, caboose

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Project by toyguy posted 03-11-2016 08:26 PM 1088 views 0 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nearing completion of my Old 99 Cannonball. This is the last car, caboose. Made of Paduk Maple and a few odds and ends. For those that have taken notice, this is the third piece in my train set from T&J plans. Now just to build a nice bridge as a display stand, and of course some more track…..... truly an enjoyable project.
I will post pictures when this is completed …......

Link to the first in this project:

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-- Brian, Ontario Canada,





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jim65

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#1 posted 03-11-2016 08:38 PM

wow, that is beautiful! very well done, compliments and thanks for sharing.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 03-11-2016 09:07 PM

Very nice…

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Northwest29

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#3 posted 03-11-2016 09:14 PM

Nicely done. Really love the ‘old’ look it has very period appropriate.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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sras

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#4 posted 03-11-2016 09:23 PM

Nice work – should be a fun display when all put together. I like the idea of a bridge.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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crowie

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#5 posted 03-11-2016 09:41 PM

All aboard for a top train ride down the tracks in a beautiful old time caboose….top job sir!!

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

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toyguy

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#6 posted 03-11-2016 09:44 PM

Yes, I think a bridge could make a great display. Maybe sign the project with some graffitti…...

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 03-11-2016 09:47 PM

Love it Brian. A complete train company. You are going to be a Amtrak competitor. Well done and a great ladder.

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

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#8 posted 03-11-2016 10:07 PM

One more awesome train toy. Amaizing details, ephasized with very good choice of woods.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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htl

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#9 posted 03-11-2016 10:20 PM

I’ve been waiting for the caboose after seeing such a great passenger car and train, now a bridge to house them on will be the topping on the cake!!!
There’s just something about the caboose their just so cool and not something you will see much if any.
Haven’t they stopped using cabooses altogether now a days?

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

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#10 posted 03-11-2016 10:42 PM

Toy guy very very nice it even looks old great project anxious to see them all on the bridge
Very well done
Dee

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Roger

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#11 posted 03-11-2016 10:55 PM

Your trains are so intricately detailed. Some super nice eye candy, and extra super fine craftsmanship.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 03-11-2016 11:16 PM

What a beautiful miniature. You have exhibited a lot of craftsmanship in this project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#13 posted 03-11-2016 11:19 PM

Totally wonderful. The detail work is amazing.

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#14 posted 03-12-2016 12:50 AM

Beautiful caboose to complete your train set! I was looking forward to seeing this, and it’s a beauty!

-- Dean

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#15 posted 03-12-2016 12:56 AM

Another fine addition…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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