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Project by Dutchy posted 09-26-2017 05:27 PM 768 views 3 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This model is made from a T and J pattern, which I got from my friend Dee1.

It’s about 30 cm (12”) and made from three basic wood species, Meranti, Cherry and Ash. The roof is made from Mahogany, A mistake. It was my intension to make the roof Meranti also, but I selected accidentally Mahogany for it.

Not a difficult build with the exception of the spoke wheels. This was my first time I made spoke wheels, and I had to made some extra.

The finish is a spray lacquer.

Thanks for watching.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/





40 comments so far

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#1 posted 09-26-2017 05:42 PM

turned out real nice, your attention to detail is inspiring.

-- Sean

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WayneC

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#2 posted 09-26-2017 05:42 PM

Beautiful. Love the selection of the wood.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Dee1

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#3 posted 09-26-2017 05:43 PM

Hey Buddy great job!
Looks much better than Mine!
Way to go!
Dee1

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toyguy

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#4 posted 09-26-2017 06:20 PM

Looks great Jan. You did a very good job on this one. .... spokes and all . :-)

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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htl

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#5 posted 09-26-2017 06:59 PM

Way up there on the cute meter!!!
The white spokes are a nice touch, help you to be able to see them other wise they would be invisible.
Love the zebra wood bench seat, at least I think it is, and the foot pads is a cool detail.

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

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 09-26-2017 07:23 PM



turned out real nice, your attention to detail is inspiring.

- SouthavenToyMaker

Thanks, nice to be a inspirator.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 09-26-2017 07:25 PM



Beautiful. Love the selection of the wood.

- WayneC

Thanks, I was a bit disapointed about the roof. On the photo you can’t see it that much, but the roof is almost the same color as the cabin.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#8 posted 09-26-2017 07:27 PM



Hey Buddy great job!
Looks much better than Mine!

- Dee1

Thanks Dee. If it looks better than yours is subjective, and I don’t agree with it.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 09-26-2017 07:28 PM


Looks great Jan. You did a very good job on this one. .... spokes and all . :-)

- toyguy

Thanks.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#10 posted 09-26-2017 07:33 PM



Way up there on the cute meter!!!
The white spokes are a nice touch, help you to be able to see them other wise they would be invisible.
Love the zebra wood bench seat, at least I think it is, and the foot pads is a cool detail.

- htl

Thanks.

The seat is made from Beli. A Zebra wood look a like.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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ralbuck

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#11 posted 09-26-2017 07:43 PM

A great build on a unique toy.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Dutchy

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#12 posted 09-26-2017 08:15 PM



A great build on a unique toy.

- ralbuck

Thanks

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Redoak49

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#13 posted 09-26-2017 08:30 PM

Nicely done….great wheels and radiator.

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bushmaster

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#14 posted 09-26-2017 09:09 PM

Very nice build, I have to try and make spoke wheels on my next old model. Saw a number of Model T’s, at a museum in Hood River Oregon this summer. Took pictures of a number of old cars as I only build from pictures.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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johnstoneb

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#15 posted 09-26-2017 09:14 PM

Nice truck. Will youo be doing a blog on building the spoke wheels?

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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