Bel-Tel LIU Truck

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Project by JohnGreco posted 1651 days ago 1431 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A 1950’s Bell Telephone lineman’s truck I made. Walnut and Birch with a Birch and Mahogany inlay for the Bel-Tel logo on each door. Finished with tung oil. The black and white photo was all I had to go off of, so the front end is the result of some creative license. Also has a steering wheel and bench seat in the cab.

-- John

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#1 posted 1651 days ago

I rode around in one of them, But mostly the line crew trucks.

Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#2 posted 1651 days ago

cool, and not from a kit. Not from China either

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 1650 days ago

Thanks :)

-- John

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#4 posted 1648 days ago

Very Impressive. Nice Job!

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#5 posted 1648 days ago

Very cool that’s great (almost as old as my wife LOL)

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1642 days ago

I like this little truck… did a great job on it, the finish looks really good!


-- Robin Renee'

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#7 posted 1593 days ago

Real good. I like the way you make the different species work in your projects.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 1593 days ago

Thanks :)

-- John

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#9 posted 1592 days ago

Beautiful job!!!! Thanks for the post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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