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Project by snapper1 posted 09-21-2016 09:43 PM 1860 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

G’day I will post a project on my first go at a scale model it is the T&J pattern 73

I chose this one first as I wanted a easy to make one for first try at a model

Now I know what to make from all those small bits of nice wood.
Garry





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 09-21-2016 09:56 PM

what wood was used for the body it kind of looks like a cheetah …..... GREAT JOB

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

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bruce317

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#2 posted 09-21-2016 10:04 PM

it was looking great, till spotted steering on passenger side of car.

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

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#3 posted 09-21-2016 10:39 PM

G’day The wood used on the doors and back is Silky Oak
The front ? I am not sure But I think it may be Macadamia
The guards are Teak
The grille is Dead Finish a bush timber from west Queensland
Seat is Walnut
Running board trim is Wenge

Garry

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#4 posted 09-21-2016 10:58 PM

Very well done!

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

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htl

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#5 posted 09-21-2016 11:34 PM

Nicely done, and love the wood choices.
The shifter is a cool touch!!!

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#6 posted 09-22-2016 12:34 AM

Well, whatever the wood species, this is a great looking roadster! The wood choices are what really set this car apart, in addition to it just being plain cool!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 09-22-2016 04:07 AM

Extremely well done!

Yes, to us (USA) the steering wheel is on the wrong side! But normal for the under-down part of the world!

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

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#8 posted 09-22-2016 07:32 AM

just beautiful
Great Britans ex colony only has steering wheel on right side,the other normaly world has on the left

-- bambi

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#9 posted 09-22-2016 11:31 AM

Also a nice one. Great builders there down under.

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#10 posted 09-22-2016 12:52 PM

Wow! What a beautiful model. It has a lot of wonderful dtails and craftsmanship.

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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#11 posted 09-22-2016 01:21 PM

Very Nice very nice good job
Dee1

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#12 posted 09-22-2016 01:36 PM



it was looking great, till spotted steering on passenger side of car.

- bruce317


Extremely well done!

Yes, to us (USA) the steering wheel is on the wrong side! But normal for the under-down part of the world!

- ralbuck

Sorry I made the mistake of thinking I was being funny. The model is great looking & well done.

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

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#13 posted 09-22-2016 02:32 PM

The wood is fantastic, especially the pattern on the hood. Very well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#14 posted 09-22-2016 03:10 PM

Very beautiful work

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#15 posted 09-22-2016 05:30 PM

Gorgeous work.

-- 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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