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Project by htl posted 09-15-2016 01:55 PM 1686 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built the lowboy trailer and tried the vinegar steel wool stain so the wheels came out black so now I needed a truck to match up with it and this is what I came up with.
Blog of build here.
Built with oak and walnut and a touch a cherry.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 09-15-2016 02:52 PM

simply just love this truck …..but ….... where are the mirrors??? LMAO …....love the sleeper and the hood and rear fenders and visor and diamond plate deck…..... heck the whole truck is awesome…........ GREAT JOB

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

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ZAGREB

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#2 posted 09-15-2016 03:32 PM

awesome job

-- bambi

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drbyte

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#3 posted 09-15-2016 03:50 PM

Superb workmanship! Looks great!

-- Dennis, WV

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MilFlyer

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#4 posted 09-15-2016 03:51 PM

That is a great looking rig. Can’t believe how good those wheels came out! They look they are rubber tires.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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majuvla

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#5 posted 09-15-2016 04:05 PM

Real success! Beautiful truck.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 09-15-2016 04:26 PM

Fantastic Unit!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 09-15-2016 05:34 PM

Again a daily top 3.
One off your greatest builds Bruce. Fine color accents, I also like the combination of all three.
A small suggestion: Mirrors and door handles.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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htl

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#8 posted 09-15-2016 08:28 PM

Must say this was a fun build and thanks everyone for checking it out!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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LittleBlackDuck

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#9 posted 09-16-2016 12:17 AM

Another nice one #4. The diamond plate (thx, GR8… didn’t know what they were called) is better than 22carat gold. The laminations and mix of contrasting woods are spot on (no pun intended) and of course the back wheels are a given… The wheel blog deserves a project of it own…


.. where are the mirrors???

- GR8HUNTER

A small suggestion: Mirrors …

- Dutchy


The missing mirrors are probably so you can’t see the smoke in the cabin caused by a dodgy exhaust “system”... (but then again, I can’t see behind me).

Are the white cushioning blankets to protect the ashphalt from tyre marks?

-- 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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#10 posted 09-16-2016 01:44 AM

The tissues were to keep the dust off the newly finished wheels, I didn’t even notice them or I would have removed.
I’m on to another project and hardly ever look back, if I did I would need to get in mirror mod for 4 or 5 projects.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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crowie

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#11 posted 09-16-2016 05:58 AM

Again Bruce, You’ve done yourself proud with this first class prime mover…..beautiful job sir…

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

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hookfoot

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#12 posted 09-16-2016 09:04 PM

Very nice build.

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 09-17-2016 02:34 PM

A+++++++++++++++ Great work. Love it

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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PaulDoug

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#14 posted 09-18-2016 12:34 AM

Beautiful! What awesome craftsmanship.

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

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 09-18-2016 07:15 PM

This model turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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