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Project by Dutchy posted 08-12-2016 08:40 PM 1411 views 3 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few month ago I started building this toys and joys model. Most of the work was to make the wheels. A lot of the parts can move. I used ash,padouk and oak. Below some more pictures.

Thanks for watching.

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

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#1 posted 08-12-2016 08:45 PM

Outstanding project,
Just beautiful!!!
And now we know where the wheels were going. COOL!!!

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

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#2 posted 08-12-2016 09:01 PM

Looks fantastic. Love the tires ! (tyres?)

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

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#3 posted 08-12-2016 09:05 PM

howww did you do the tires GRRRRRRRRR


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#4 posted 08-12-2016 09:16 PM

Another outstanding project by Dutchy way to go

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#5 posted 08-12-2016 09:17 PM

htl Thanks

Wikipedia: In Canada, as in the US, tire is the older spelling, but both were used in the 15th and 16th centuries (for a metal tire). Tire became the settled spelling in the 17th century but tyre was revived in the UK in the 19th century for rubber/pneumatic tyres, possibly because it was used in some patent documents,[185] though many continued to use tire for the iron variety. The Times newspaper was still using tire as late as 1905. For the verb meaning “to grow weary” both American and British English use only the tire spelling

With patience.

Dee1 Thanks for your help and postman activities.

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

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#6 posted 08-12-2016 09:40 PM

Very nice Jan, good to see those tyres have been put to good use

-- Peter New Zealand

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#7 posted 08-12-2016 10:20 PM

Great model!! Thanks for all the photos. Now about the Tires?

-- Bruce - Indiana

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#8 posted 08-12-2016 10:51 PM

A fabulous model. Way past my accuracy, skill, and PATIENCE!

I bet you do not want to know how much time you have in it!

-- just rjR

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#9 posted 08-12-2016 10:57 PM


-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#10 posted 08-12-2016 11:00 PM

Nice job!

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#11 posted 08-12-2016 11:44 PM


-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#12 posted 08-13-2016 12:49 AM

Your going to be the T&G’s best
. Hell, you are now.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 08-13-2016 12:52 AM

Another amazing T&J model of yours! The level of detail in this is amazing, and those tires are most impressive! I always look forward to your next model!

-- Dean

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#14 posted 08-13-2016 02:20 AM

Looks awesome Jan, those tyres look superb.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?

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#15 posted 08-13-2016 02:48 AM

Awsome build Duthy, I love your contrasting timber choice. There is nothing more I can add to the wheels that hasn’t been said.
It’s a shame you will be remembered forever for your skill at wheel design rather than your good looks.

For the verb meaning ”to grow weary” both American and British English use only the tire spelling

- Dutchy

I also commend you on your new role as a philosopher… Is there no end to your tallents?
Sorry for adding weight to this sub-topic, after all, this post is about your great build and not Yanky bashing.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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