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Project by 67flh posted 01-14-2018 06:17 PM 572 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at building a truck, the canvas cover is actually cloth canvas painted with a semi gloss paint. Two things I did not have at the time were a band saw and a spindle sander. The job would have been a lot easier with both.

-- Brad





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 01-14-2018 06:32 PM

A very well done hopper bottom rig. Both the tractor and the trailer are excellent renditions!

Even the tarp is realistic.

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

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 01-14-2018 06:33 PM

This is a very nice build!

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majuvla

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#3 posted 01-14-2018 07:30 PM

Very good wooden replica. I agree, bandsaw and spindle sander make work much faster.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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htl

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#4 posted 01-14-2018 11:30 PM

Great project ain’t a blast to build such a beauty?

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 01-15-2018 03:09 AM

A very nice job and considering no band saw or spindle sander you did very well ….GREAT JOB :<))

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

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 01-15-2018 04:52 PM

This is a beautiful tractor trailer model and it shows a lot of wonderful details and fine 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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HotRod1

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#7 posted 01-15-2018 09:14 PM

Great looking rig, well done.

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LittleBlackDuck

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#8 posted 01-16-2018 05:11 AM

You’ve done yourself proud 67’.

Shame you haven’t provided a few more pictures (they can be imbedded with your story).

Also don’t be afraid of providing a longer narrative… I hate reading, but, I do love to hear about projects’ background and the build… warts and all… gives me a bloody good excuse for spending more time at my computer!

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#9 posted 01-19-2018 09:34 PM



That is superb
Great creativity
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- prince383


67’
, Looks like you’ve won yourself some SPAM!

You might want to “flag” and remove it…

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

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