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Project by TedK posted 04-03-2010 05:37 AM 1286 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Must be love that drives me to do things like this. Alot of cuts and pieces that had to fit pretty close. I originally built it with a grandson in mind, but not seeing him or his mom much, I may decide to keep it. Would love to make these for sale, but with the amount of $$ in it, i dont see me actually making anything on it.





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surfin2

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#1 posted 04-03-2010 06:32 AM

Nice detail, good job…

-- Rick

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mafe

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#2 posted 04-03-2010 11:33 AM

Hi,
It’s cool, call your daughter, bring your grandson there, life is too short for family crisis.
Tell them that you love them, and that you build this from love, it might soften up.
Don’t want to lecture, but I have a extremely complex relation to my parents, so I just speak from my heart.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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CaptainSkully

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#3 posted 04-03-2010 03:19 PM

Would making templates of all the parts help?

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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bigike

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#4 posted 04-03-2010 03:32 PM

very nice work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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remy97

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#5 posted 04-03-2010 05:29 PM

LOVE IT, as a dirtbike guy my self ide say it is a perfect project

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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RS Woodworks

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#6 posted 04-03-2010 08:57 PM

Hey! Looks very familiar! (Check my gallery , I built one for my son 2 years ago)
Mafe is right, what a better way to get over differences than by a true expresiion of love.

If you do make them for money, I have seen them sell around here for $300. And I know I didn’t put nearly that into making mine, so money could be made…

Ryan

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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bgirl

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#7 posted 04-04-2010 04:46 AM

I love it! But I agree with mafe. don’t let problems get in the way. It would be a lovely gesture.

-- "Don't buy things you don't need, with money you don't have, to impress people you don't like"

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 04-13-2010 02:27 PM

great cyclerocker well done granddad
if you havn´t call them over then do it you won´t regret it
just to see the smile on a childes face is reward enoff

and the child can´t be blamed for what the grownup do

Dennis

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