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Project by wiswood2 posted 04-19-2010 05:46 PM 1739 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was made out of hackbeery ,walnut , and maple. comments welcome.Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com





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mmh

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#1 posted 04-19-2010 06:34 PM

Very nicely done and very cool! You are having waaay too much fun!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 04-19-2010 06:43 PM

Chuck wow, I love that jeep it is awesome. When i first came in the army i was assigned a driver for the First Sargent and i drove a jeep and trailer with the shape just like that. Even had the shovel and the axe i put on the jeep before i went out. Fantastic job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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bobman58

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#3 posted 04-19-2010 06:46 PM

very nice great detail how do you make your wheels with 2 different woods do you cut a outer circle then another circle for the hub

-- robert dignam

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Builder_Bob

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#4 posted 04-19-2010 06:57 PM

I like how the wheels/tires have a sort of “muddy” look.

-- "The unexpected, when it happens, generally happens when you least expect it."

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MyFathersSon

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#5 posted 04-19-2010 07:49 PM

No doubt humvees are superior in many situations—- but to a child of the 50s NOTHING says American military ‘can do’ like a Jeep. Great replica of a great machine.

-- Those who insist it can't be done - should politely refrain from interrupting those who are doing it.

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donjoe

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#6 posted 04-20-2010 12:07 AM

Chuck you sure nailed this one. Great job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 04-20-2010 06:26 AM

Looks great as always. Love the detail you put in these. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Abbott

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#8 posted 04-20-2010 06:38 AM

Love it!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Bradford

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#9 posted 04-20-2010 02:21 PM

Thats why the US post office started using Jeeps. The most popular vehicle with very few changes since it original design. Excellent replica. Excellent post.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 04-20-2010 03:13 PM

Very cool I remember driving a rig just like that, about 42 years ago.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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wiswood2

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#11 posted 04-20-2010 05:50 PM

Thanks guys.

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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jm82435

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#12 posted 04-20-2010 07:11 PM

Brings back memories for me too. These were simply amazing vehicles. This one looks amazing too. How about some more pictures?

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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hunter71

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#13 posted 04-21-2010 03:05 AM

Hackberry, not your typical choice. Hard to work I feel.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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