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1:20 scale Kenworth Aerodyne & Tri-van custom built for local shop display.

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Project by AussieWoodenModels posted 08-14-2016 05:25 AM 1177 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom built for our local Port Vincent Hardware Store & now on public display in the shop’s front window for everyone to see.

The strip,” lights,” on the steps are small pieces of self-adhesive safety tape, cut to size, & fitted into position with a pair of tweezers, while the Chrome work is high gloss ” Silver,” paint, and the tires,( tyres ) are simply black-painted, allowed to dry, then given a coat of gloss varnish. The artwork is all drawn on first, then wood burnt onto both sides of the trailer.

-- Roger.





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crowie

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#1 posted 08-14-2016 10:23 AM

That one will look great in the shop window and I’m sure help draw customers in!! Top job Roger…

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

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 08-14-2016 11:31 AM

outstanding !!

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

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 08-14-2016 12:42 PM

This would certainly draw the customers into any store. Another great truck, well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Dee1

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#4 posted 08-14-2016 01:18 PM

Very nice you guys build some great trucks.

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PaulDoug

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#5 posted 08-14-2016 02:51 PM

WOW! Beautiful.

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

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 08-14-2016 05:15 PM

Hell Yes! Has to get a lot of attention for them!

I am assuming the wood-burnig was all done before assembly; as it is a bunch easier then.

-- just rjR

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 08-14-2016 05:29 PM

I simply love just how you have trimmed trailer in a darker wood (walnut) ...........GREAT JOB

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

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MrRon

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#8 posted 08-15-2016 12:42 AM

Great job. I can see a load of big rigs in the background. You have the makings for a model trucking company. Your models are creating a challenge for other model makers. I build locomotive models in 1:16 scale, but I might get into truck models.

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BobWemm

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#9 posted 08-15-2016 01:23 AM

Absolutely Awesome.
Thanks for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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hunter71

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#10 posted 08-16-2016 10:52 AM

Very nice, bet it stops a lot of people walking by, it would me.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 08-17-2016 02:40 AM

Nice job!

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