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Project by hunter71 posted 04-29-2016 08:20 AM 2621 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Beer Truck III
This is the 3rd beer truck I have made in the last 10 or so years. Each one seems to have more, or different details added to them. The main cab and accent wood is Brazilian Cherry I found here in Russia. Accents are from many different exotics and laminates off the bench. Fenders are 5 layers of wood’s, front bumper is 4 layers and has an almost black look to the cherry. The hood has 6 different woods to create the colors. The 154 bottles are from T&J’s stock. Each is hand painted several times and then hand cut foil labels applied, then they were sealed with clear urethane. The barrels are both bought and hand made. I cut them to look like staves and treated them to some gel stain wiped off across the cuts. A hand truck helps the driver haul the kegs to the restaurants. These are a fun build, but the bottles are sure time consuming. Thanks for looking. Doug

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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crowie

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#1 posted 04-29-2016 08:22 AM

Now that is one sweet truck Doug, so pretty the mix of timbers and finish…beautiful sir…

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

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#2 posted 04-29-2016 08:33 AM

One of the best and most detailed truck. Details,signs and colours are realy incredible. It’s prety much realistic by every means.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 04-29-2016 09:28 AM

Муи

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

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Mark Wilson

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#4 posted 04-29-2016 09:54 AM

“Amazing” just doesn’t cut the mustard, Doug. You have a mind all your own.

-- Mark

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#5 posted 04-29-2016 10:40 AM

Great looking Beer truck Doug! The beautiful detail you put into your work is incredibly fine! Excellent work and candy for the eye’s!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#6 posted 04-29-2016 10:52 AM

Excellent and the details are great

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#7 posted 04-29-2016 10:55 AM

and a 2 wheel cart to carry those heavy barrels ! details, gheeeeezz that’s nice

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#8 posted 04-29-2016 11:54 AM

quite interesting…......

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Roger

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#9 posted 04-29-2016 12:03 PM

Ice cold beer….....here. Hunter: That is so meticulously detailed. Super awesome

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

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#10 posted 04-29-2016 12:16 PM

Excellent job !

’Zum Wohl’
.

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

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ScottM

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#11 posted 04-29-2016 12:54 PM

You guys that make these types of vehicles amaze me. I could look at these all day. Sometimes I do! Simply amazing and beautiful works of art. Truly art.

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 04-29-2016 01:27 PM

I love this project. You really put the thought and craftsmanship into it, not to even mention the necessary patience. The numerous details are wonderful and beautifully done.

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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Dee1

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#13 posted 04-29-2016 01:33 PM

Boy that is just fantastic well done, your just amazing

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Edwin

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#14 posted 04-29-2016 02:39 PM

That’s not WOW. Ed

-- Ed Port Republic

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ohwoodeye

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#15 posted 04-29-2016 02:49 PM

My goodness this is amazing. I could look at if for hours and keep finding new and interesting details.
Very well done!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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