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Project by Pjonesy posted 05-27-2016 11:49 PM 1051 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 51 Ford Pickup that I built a couple of years ago. It is built mainly with Kauri. I hadn’t learnt about ebonizing at the time so the tires are just natural wood.
It is another Toys & Joys plan.

-- Peter New Zealand





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bruce317

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#1 posted 05-28-2016 12:25 AM

Very nice looking model. Great workmanship. Got to love old Ford pickups.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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bushmaster

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#2 posted 05-28-2016 02:26 AM

I like the truck, I had one of this model, it was registered 1952 and was a mercury.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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LittleBlackDuck

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#3 posted 05-28-2016 06:28 AM

Built a few years ago? To think, it hasn’t aged a bit. Really nice detail and kept squeaky clean by those great wipers.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#4 posted 05-28-2016 11:47 AM

Everything is perfect except wheels, but it’s OK realy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 05-28-2016 03:34 PM

Also with natural tires I like it.

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#6 posted 05-28-2016 03:46 PM

Peter, I love ford trucks from the 50’s. This is a very nice miniature and done so nicely.

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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LittleBlackDuck

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#7 posted 05-28-2016 03:53 PM

Dutchy you traitor… tIres?????

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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Arlin Eastman

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#8 posted 05-28-2016 04:36 PM

I wish I could make wooden toys like that for my Grandson. Since I can not afford much maybe I can learn how to make them.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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nitewalker41

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#9 posted 05-29-2016 01:48 AM

If it was painted red I would believe it was a model of my old PU

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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splintergroup

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#10 posted 05-29-2016 01:40 PM

I have a 1952 F-1 sitting in the yard. Yours looks a lot better!

Great detail!

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stefang

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#11 posted 05-29-2016 01:59 PM

Great looking model. All of the models you’ve made are first rate, but my favorite for sentimental reasons is the 48 Ford woody.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 05-29-2016 02:14 PM

Wonderful build with amazing detail.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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PaulDoug

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#13 posted 05-29-2016 02:34 PM

Great job. I love that. One on my list to try, but, at the rate I do it it may never get done. I just started the T&J ‘34 Chev Coupe a couple days ago. I’ve had the plans for over 2 years.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#14 posted 07-31-2016 03:37 AM

Peter, I’m working on this model, was wondering how you made the kerf around the window openings.

-- Sean

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