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Project by rougninit posted 10-04-2016 01:48 PM 1087 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built from Gatto plans. I was impressed with his plans. v
Very detailed. Built entirely from scrap pine, only purchased parts were dowels and toothpicks. Especially like the wheel detail that I did.

-- Jim, living in Texas





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htl

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#1 posted 10-04-2016 02:05 PM

Great job!!!
Gatto really puts the details in their plans but it takes a bit more work to figure them out.
Sure would love some more pictures of the underneath and such.

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#2 posted 10-04-2016 02:20 PM

I like it a lot …. would of liked more pics …..as it is from gatto …... I know there is and engine under that cab ….is there any finish on it ? ..............GREAT JOB

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

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PaulBunyan303

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#3 posted 10-04-2016 02:32 PM

Wow that is really impressive! You have much more patience than I do.

A few more pictures would be great.

-- The best men are molded of their faults

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rougninit

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#4 posted 10-04-2016 02:45 PM

There is a clear finish on the truck, but it appears washed out in the pictures.
Thanks for the nice comments.

-- Jim, living in Texas

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htl

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#5 posted 10-04-2016 03:17 PM

Way cool and thank you, thank you very much.
It’s sad how pictures just don’t do our projects justice.

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#6 posted 10-04-2016 03:21 PM

That is allot of detail, very very nicely done. Rare to see such detail in the undercarriage. I have done a number of models but follow a quick build methods. Especially in toys to give away. First project, obviously you have have many skills and have done many more. hope to see more projects in the near future…

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 10-04-2016 04:56 PM

Nice!

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

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#8 posted 10-04-2016 06:00 PM

Dang son! That is NICE!

You’re gonna give some of these other guys a run for their money !

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#9 posted 10-04-2016 06:00 PM

Oh and WELCOME to LJs !

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#10 posted 10-04-2016 06:29 PM

You realy did a great and detailed job. Now make one with combination of contrasting woods.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 10-05-2016 12:19 PM

Gatto does have nice plans. You have a very nice build!!

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

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#12 posted 10-05-2016 01:24 PM

This is a very impressive model that is loaded with a lot of fine details and wonderful craftsmanship. Congratulations, Jim, and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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

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#13 posted 10-05-2016 02:35 PM

thank you sir for the extra pictures …..... I love looking as much as making …...sometimes …........GREAT JOB
Welcome 2 LJ’s

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

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#14 posted 10-06-2016 03:51 AM

Great detail, Jim!

-- Ryan

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#15 posted 10-07-2016 12:07 AM

Very well thought out, great detail

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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