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2 of 9 - Model T Pickup - Great All-American Wooden Toy Book

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Project by Underdog posted 09-26-2017 09:11 PM 2285 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About a year ago I started making nine of these vehicles; three sedans, three pickups, and three water trucks. They can all be found in the Great All-American Wooden Toy Book. I’ve previously made a sedan, and now I finished this pickup.
The original plans called for dowels for the radiator cap and headlights, and hole-sawn wheels and steering wheel.
I’ve had fun embellishing the parts on my lathe – wheels, steering wheel, radiator cap, headlamps and exhaust pipe.
Maple, Alder, Walnut, and Oak (and probably birch dowels).





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htl

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#1 posted 09-26-2017 11:30 PM

super cute and so well done!!!

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 09-26-2017 11:47 PM

I’m loving this cute little toy …GREAT JOB :<))

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

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 09-27-2017 12:35 AM

Looks like a 1927 pick up my grandfather had. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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jim65

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#4 posted 09-27-2017 04:52 AM

Nice. I built the also and they are a fun toy. You did a wonderful job on the truck. I like the wheels a lot!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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DaleMaley

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#5 posted 09-27-2017 12:27 PM

Nice job :)

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 09-27-2017 01:42 PM

This is a wonderful toy and is so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 09-27-2017 02:57 PM

Fun little project. Love the look.

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 09-27-2017 07:52 PM



Nice. I built the also and they are a fun toy. You did a wonderful job on the truck. I like the wheels a lot!

- jim65


I have to agree 100% with jim65!

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#9 posted 09-27-2017 10:35 PM

Very cool nice job.

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Mean_Dean

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#10 posted 09-27-2017 10:46 PM

She’s definitely a looker—got some style, this one!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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NormG

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#11 posted 09-28-2017 02:46 AM

Nice vehicle

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#12 posted 09-28-2017 05:22 PM

So cute. Perfect way to preserve American tradition in some special way.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 10-24-2017 02:24 PM

Great model, you are no underdog when it comes to modeling and woodwork.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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crowie

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#14 posted 10-24-2017 10:54 PM

Nice lathe work on the wheels Jim,
Somethings I wish I had a wood lathe, but no room…

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

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Underdog

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#15 posted 10-25-2017 01:34 AM

Thanks for the kind words guys.
Crowie – I couldn’t do without the lathe. It’s just too much of an instant gratification tool….

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