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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 05-23-2017 05:33 PM 648 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Latest completed project. From Toys and Joys Construction Crane plan. Made from white oak and walnut. I recommend this build for anyone wanting to try their hand in making toys. As always comments good or bad are welcome.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 05-23-2017 05:55 PM

This is a nice model of a crane. It displays a lot of details and craftsmanship.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 05-23-2017 05:58 PM

helluvawreck

Summed it up well. Beautifully made.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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majuvla

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#3 posted 05-23-2017 06:03 PM

Extraordinary detailed work

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 05-23-2017 07:21 PM

very neat looking crane ….the outriggers are pretty kewl ….GREAT JOB :<))

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

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Pjonesy

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#5 posted 05-23-2017 09:58 PM

Very nice job, well done.

-- Peter New Zealand

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crowie

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#6 posted 05-23-2017 11:13 PM

What a magnificent crane, I wasn’t expecting something so good when I saw the heading…top job sir.

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

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htl

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#7 posted 05-23-2017 11:57 PM

Looks GREAT!!!
And so nicely done!
How tall is it fully extended?

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#8 posted 05-24-2017 01:34 AM

Thank you for the nice comments….HTL i will check the height tonight when i get home from work.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 05-24-2017 08:15 AM

That is awesome, these have been on the bucket list for a while now. Man I need more time.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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LittleBlackDuck

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#10 posted 05-24-2017 10:32 AM

You’ve done a great job, S’h’T’M (sorry, sometimes my abbreviations may lead to crappy results). I’ll use SouthATM next time… you can bank on that.

The only criticism I could possibly make is a little more exercise on the shutter button of your camera.

Jokes aside, keep up the great work and postings.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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hunter71

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#11 posted 05-24-2017 11:03 AM

Nice job, I started something like this some time back. Sits on a shelf for a restart someday. Tires are made too.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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htl

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#12 posted 05-24-2017 10:07 PM

Hunter71 if the tires are made your half way there!
Nothing a gal. of coffee can’t fix on the get go part. lol

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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Dutchy

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#13 posted 05-25-2017 10:38 AM

GREAT! Nice model.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Peteybadboy

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#14 posted 05-25-2017 08:27 PM

I don’t usually look at the wooden trucks. This gives me a new appreciation for the work and skill involved. Thanks for posting.

-- Petey

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#15 posted 05-26-2017 07:37 AM

HTL- it is 38” to the top of the boom….sorry in the delayed response.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?

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