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Project by hunter71 posted 02-10-2010 02:13 PM 2299 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this truck some time ago. When times are good my son’s and I build custom Log Homes. Actually they do most of the work and I run materials and get in the way. Lowe’s is a big supplier for us and I know everyone there quite well. The guys & gals in Commercial Sales asked me to build them a Lowe’s delivery truck. It is my cab design in 12:1 scale. Detailed engine, interior, & undercarriage. Lift gate and opening rear doors. Pallet jack and appliance cart. The sign is from a display logo applied to a backing. This is attached [removeable] with 4/40 bolts to the side. The only metal in the truck. Lowe’s policy is nothing in the store unless it is through an approved vendor. The manager allowed it to be displayed on a shelf they built behind the counter. Even passed a district managers eye during a store inspection. I have since brought it home after someone dropped it one night shift. It now sits on one of my display shelves with some of my other trucks, tractors, etc. Red cedar, sand-n-seal, sprayed polyurethane.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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jsquared

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#1 posted 02-10-2010 02:17 PM

Very nice indeed. What woods did you use?

-- Jsquared, Texas

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#2 posted 02-10-2010 02:26 PM

Looks very good….......

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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woodworm

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#3 posted 02-10-2010 02:30 PM

Cool projects very nicely done. They are just amazing, amazing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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crosseyedcarver

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#4 posted 02-10-2010 02:32 PM

Trucks and Lowes what better comb? Nice Job!

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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#5 posted 02-10-2010 04:11 PM

Terrific…great job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 02-10-2010 05:01 PM

A super truck good job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-10-2010 05:22 PM

The detail of the truck is amazing!

-- Simon, Danville, IL

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#8 posted 02-10-2010 05:45 PM

Hunter 71: Awesome job on the lowes truck, all your work is excellent. I love the wood you used. One day i will make something out of cedar. Superb work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 02-10-2010 07:36 PM

NEAT!!

-- -- Neil

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#10 posted 02-10-2010 08:06 PM

Nice work

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Vicki

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#11 posted 02-10-2010 08:16 PM

Fine job. Beautiful wood.
Vic

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 02-10-2010 08:55 PM

Great job on the truck. It looks awesome & so do the rest of your trucks.

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#13 posted 02-10-2010 09:18 PM

what a beauty..you sure do fine work ..as i am a cedar fan also…it made me cringe when you stated it was dropped,,,i would have brought it home too….congrats on a job well done…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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cedarcanoeman

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#14 posted 02-10-2010 11:02 PM

Nice 24 ft. box van. i am a lowes delivery,and freight flow manager and that was a cool thing you did for that store. I hated to hear of the drop though. I thank you for being a great customer and fellow wood worker.

-- Lance, southwest Missouri, cmkld@yahoo.com

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Dudley

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#15 posted 02-10-2010 11:28 PM

Outstanding. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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