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Project by Dee1 posted 08-13-2016 04:55 PM 1035 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Toys and Joys project I built this one as a gift for my son in law, who works for a large Public Utilities Company.
I thought he might get a kick out of it ? Was a fun project
Does not have the Dutchy wheels but maybe someday?
Any or all thoughts welcomed.
Dee1





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 08-13-2016 04:59 PM

I do like it very much! Sure looks real too.

I especially like the contrasting woods.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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PaulDoug

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#2 posted 08-13-2016 05:16 PM

Awesome job.

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

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 08-13-2016 05:18 PM

Very nice Dee. Good wood combination and I also like the door grooves. You can be proud and I’m sure your son in law will love it.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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htl

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#4 posted 08-13-2016 05:18 PM

Great project and really well done!!!
You did an outstanding job on the tool box doors.

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 08-13-2016 05:23 PM

very cool looking bucket truck ….... I really like the kerfs for utility boxes …..... good color combination …......... your son in law should display it proudly …...... GREAT JOB

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

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hunter71

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#6 posted 08-13-2016 05:53 PM

Very nice indeed.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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bruce317

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#7 posted 08-13-2016 07:05 PM

Great Build!! Wood colors are right on.

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

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toyguy

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#8 posted 08-13-2016 07:40 PM

nice clean looking build. well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Redoak49

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#9 posted 08-13-2016 07:58 PM

Very well done..I really like the hydraulic cylinders on the boom.

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#10 posted 08-13-2016 08:12 PM

Turned out really nice.

-- Sean

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 08-13-2016 09:14 PM

This is another nice model. This one is very realistic and so 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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crowie

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#12 posted 08-13-2016 10:36 PM

G’Day Dee, Looks like this truck has just rolled off the production line, so neat with beautiful clean lines…

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

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JPJ

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#13 posted 08-13-2016 11:29 PM

Nice job!

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DaddioShop87

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#14 posted 08-14-2016 12:23 AM

Excellent build Dee
Very clean and nice detail.
Did you tell your son in law that he has to wash and wax it every week?
Wouldn’t hurt to check the tire pressure as well, lol

-- Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome. Chinese proverb - maybe?

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LittleBlackDuck

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#15 posted 08-14-2016 01:19 AM

Beautiful job D. Love to see contrasting timber and you have nailed the mix. The kerfs are nice and crisp and certainly add to the feature.
Are the knobs “hole punched”? They look great.

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

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