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Project by htl posted 07-26-2016 02:22 PM 1360 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got the trailer done now need to find a place to put the loong thing. LOL

Here’s the blog for my 4 day project. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/89290

Been wanting to build this for my excavator but now need a truck to match the trailer but it won’t be happening till it cools off I think.

New entry,
Here’s the truck I made to go with it.

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





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SouthavenToyMaker

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#1 posted 07-26-2016 02:34 PM

Turned out really nice, thanks for sharing.

-- Sean

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PaulDoug

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#2 posted 07-26-2016 03:44 PM

Very nice!!!

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

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diggerdelaney

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 06:11 PM

Yet another great build. Like the excavator on top as well. A craftsman indeed

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 06:38 PM

These are “MUSEUM DISPLAY” quality pieces!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#5 posted 07-26-2016 09:11 PM

Came out great ! (as usual!)

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

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#6 posted 07-26-2016 09:25 PM

I alway enjoy your toys, a work of excelence in all aspects

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 07-27-2016 02:13 AM

Turned out really good, keep up the excellent work.

-- Peter New Zealand

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#8 posted 07-27-2016 02:33 AM

Outstanding

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 07-27-2016 05:38 AM

Great job #4, as always. The build looks complete with the “hitch hiker” and puller, they all compliment each other. Probably its a “shame” (loosely used) that you hadn’t discovered the ebonizer during the Mac build, but then again it is not the guest of honour.

Lucky you used the shrinking ray on the plans otherwise it’d be dangling way over the side of the shelf.

Chuckled when I first saw pictures 3 & 4 as it immediately reminded me of the movie “The Italian Job” with Michael Caine. Couldn’t resist the association….

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

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#10 posted 07-27-2016 06:39 AM

I can’t never get enough of those wooden toys. Excellent work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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htl

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#11 posted 07-27-2016 01:09 PM

I almost didn’t post it after Ryan Haasen’s beautiful build but want to get it on my posted list so here it is.

Ducky I’ll be rearranging my shelves or something but just put it there for now.

Myth Busters has a cool episode about a car hanging over a cliff and tested to see how many birds it would take to put it over the edge.

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#12 posted 07-27-2016 02:40 PM

BAHAHAHAHAAHA …....Myth busters ........... was waiting for Ducky to say something about the short shelf ….... I personally think he needs to get busy on a build …...... too much time on my hands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XcKBmdfpWs

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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LittleBlackDuck

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#13 posted 07-27-2016 04:26 PM


I almost didn’t post it after Ryan Haasen’s beautiful build but want to get it on my posted list so here it is.

- htl


Know how you feel… after reading Ryan’s post my recent visit to my workshop was to burn down my table saw but I ran out of matches.

#4, take solace in the fact that for a bunch of oldies (speaking for myself and anyone that can relate), with failing eyes, riddled with arthritis, legs that can’t stand all day, a belly that hinders bending over and a limited lifespan to strive for perfection we don’t do too bad considering. At least chanting that mantra and a LARGE glass of vino makes me sleep better.

PS. I wasn’t having a go at your shelf, but couldn’t resist MY association with the movie’s ending.

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

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htl

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#14 posted 07-27-2016 06:51 PM

If we can’t have some fun here where?
I had a feeling there would be feed back on the short shelf but was on to bigger and better things so, no worries?

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

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Ryan Haasen

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#15 posted 07-29-2016 01:05 AM

This turned out really nicely! I read through your blog as well, I’m sure that’s going to help a lot of guys with their model making. One thing that really stands out to me is the tread on your truck tires, that looks wicked!

-- Ryan

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