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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 07-19-2017 04:09 PM 989 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an actual toy, :) made as a gift for a coworkers son’s 6th Birthday. Design is from Tremendous Toy Trucks book. I changed it some, my experience with the toy is the brush guard tends to break, so I do not use. I also beef up the axles and screw them to the frame. Having two sons helps with product testing. The body of the truck is Hickory (tough on BS Blades) Fenders are cherry and Walnut for the frame and wheels. Thanks for looking.

-- Sean





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hunter71

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#1 posted 07-19-2017 04:48 PM

Neat job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 07-19-2017 07:05 PM

Lucky kid! Looks awesome. Those wheels are fantastic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 07-19-2017 07:08 PM

I like it!

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

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#4 posted 07-19-2017 07:40 PM

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#5 posted 07-19-2017 07:42 PM

This is a nice toy and the kids will love it.

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

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#6 posted 07-19-2017 09:51 PM

an excellent toy for young boys to crash into each other ….......and strap on feet to ride down hills LMAO ….....GREAT JOB :<))

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

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 07-20-2017 12:30 AM

I like “PLAYABLE TOYS” very much ans this is a fine example!

Plans are only a place to start FROM! Not the Bible!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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htl

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#8 posted 07-20-2017 01:45 AM

Heavy Duty and should be bullet proof.
Nice job!!!

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#9 posted 07-20-2017 01:56 AM

That’s pretty cool. I guess it has a big block under the hood.

-- Peter New Zealand

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#10 posted 07-20-2017 02:43 AM

Neat job, s’h’t’m’. Especially love the mouse control… in keeping with our current younger generation.

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

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#11 posted 07-20-2017 05:43 PM

Top 3…Thank you.

-- Sean

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#12 posted 07-22-2017 02:42 AM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 07-24-2017 11:56 AM

They are a great wooden toy truck – well done, the little bloke will love it!!

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

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