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Project by Nathanexplosion posted 01-19-2017 05:58 AM 1866 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This log hauler is from toys and joy. Im not good at making wheels. lol yet. My first project on this scale. I apologize for only one picture but here is a link for a full detail video. https://youtu.be/JWT5GkKMmlc

-- Nothing is impossible without faith.





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htl

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#1 posted 01-19-2017 06:28 AM

Lets pretty this up.

Now that looks a lot better.
And we need more pictures. LOL

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 01-19-2017 11:50 AM

Nice to see this another project you made. Keep on going.

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#3 posted 01-19-2017 12:15 PM

Coming along just fine.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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LittleBlackDuck

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#4 posted 01-19-2017 02:54 PM

For your missus’s sake, I hope you don’t call your bum Nathan (explosion wise that is)..

Welcome to the T&J addiction (I’ve even converted my bongs to muffler/exhaust pipes).


... I’m not good at making wheels. lol yet. My first project on this scale.

- Nathanexplosion


You are not ”man Friday’s offsider” when it comes to wheels. I have found that at around $1.50 per wheel (the big “expensive” ones) from T&J, the mastering of making the “standard” wheels was not a great incentive. Having said that, you will find from many posts on this site, “wheel making” is a whole daemonic topic on it’s own and could (no would) cost you countless sleepless nights in the dog-house.
Just wait till you become a thrill-seeker and tackle those construction vehicle and/or tractor (farm type) wheels… which you cannot buy (even if they were cheap(ish)).

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 01-19-2017 02:58 PM

Looking good! Nice work!

I Just had to play with it hope you don’t mind

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Nathanexplosion

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#6 posted 01-19-2017 03:44 PM

Yes wheels are inexpensive but im a cheapo… I have shopped around. My tools are a simple drill and coping saw. n sand paper. Thats it. Id rather keep it simple to help develop my skill. I dont know y the picture was upside down. Im doing this from my andriod phone. Whatever helps as i post pictures they are for the public and free to share.

-- Nothing is impossible without faith.

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 01-19-2017 04:26 PM

a great looking truck ….. keep up the good work ….... you will be making wheels in no time ….like ducky said about construction and farm tractor …. but I also made my Packard wheels …....... GREAT JOB :<))

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

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diggerdelaney

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#8 posted 01-19-2017 05:17 PM

A good first. As said wheels are a build unto themselves and can be time consuming unless you enjoy doing them, which I am one that does I even make my own spoked wheels with a home-made jig

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 01-19-2017 05:25 PM

Nicely done and more work than the “non-toy makers” realize too.

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majuvla

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#10 posted 01-19-2017 05:29 PM

Realy beautiful work on body, detailed enough. Yes, you have lot of space for improvement in making wheels (not that I could do better).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-19-2017 06:24 PM

This model turned out quite nicely. Congratulations.

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

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bruce317

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#12 posted 01-19-2017 09:35 PM

Fine looking model.

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#13 posted 01-20-2017 01:21 AM


Realy beautiful work on body, detailed enough. Yes, you have lot of space for improvement in making wheels (not that I could do better).

- majuvla


Sorry for this “stinging” comeback, but to be brutally honest, I do have to agree with shoot from the hip, eye on the bull’s eye” majuvla.
Takeing all things equal, the wheels do need a touch up (leave the rest alone… posted as a wheel bigot). HOWEVER, when you get to make the wheels of your satisfactory choice, please, please, replace (hopefully not glued in)... and re-post the new pickies.

Shoot me for my candour… not for my looks…

Please, please interpret this as an encouragement and not for a pleasurable spanking.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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crowie

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#14 posted 01-23-2017 10:31 AM

You’ve done a nice job on the timber jinker Nathan but the wheels would set it off…

Have a look at “Woodworks Ltd” in Texas were I’ve got mine, yep, shipped all the way “downunder”...

Great service and prices http://www.craftparts.com/toy-wheels-c-178.html

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

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