Toy truck: le camion de Papy Jean

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Project by rasetacouenne posted 06-08-2010 10:04 PM 2617 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found a plan in a french magazine called “Le Bouvet” (october 1987 or so…). This plan was given by a reader, called Papy Jean, who had made this truck several times.
I really enjoyed doing two of these trucks for my 2yo twins two years ago.
I am currently doing three of them for my nephews.

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#1 posted 06-08-2010 10:17 PM

Nice work. Wooden models always amaze me.

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#2 posted 06-08-2010 11:26 PM

so if this truck is French it’s right hand drive right ? ................I’ve always admired people who could build stuff like this I always manage to find something else to do…...................Schloemoe

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#3 posted 06-09-2010 01:20 AM

Keep on trucking good job

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#4 posted 06-09-2010 01:26 AM

Nice looking truck. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 06-09-2010 02:19 AM

Beau Camion pour vos enfants . Ils vont surement avoir beaucoup de plaisir à joué avec.
Belle réalisation. Félicitation.

-- lejeune,Québec

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#6 posted 06-09-2010 03:10 AM

Good truck for the kids. Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 06-10-2010 09:18 AM

Thanks for your nice comments!

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