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Project by GR8HUNTER posted 02-28-2018 09:09 PM 1307 views 7 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is another Dutchy/ Jan pattern very easy to follow these patterns he does so a quality job with them mine is a little different then his as i made mine more surfer dude mobile LOL cherry base maple top stock wheels and tires i also changed up the engine trans to suit me about 30 hours to do ENJOY :<))

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





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 02-28-2018 09:20 PM

Wonderful work.

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 02-28-2018 09:23 PM

This is the second one that makes me smile! Send me some good quality pictures and I will post them on my site,

I like the surfboards on the roof, and also the wood choices.
WELL DONE!

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#3 posted 02-28-2018 09:28 PM

Nicely done, Tony! That’s a smart-lookin’ surfmobile.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#4 posted 02-28-2018 09:48 PM

That’s a great looking VW bus! I like the wood choices you used—and love the details you included!

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

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#5 posted 02-28-2018 09:52 PM

Your beaut looking Kombi is a long way from the surf in your neck of the woods Tony…

You’ve certainly done yourself proud with the build and Dutchy’s plan….Top Marks Sir…

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

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#6 posted 02-28-2018 09:58 PM

Ready for a camping trip now. professionally built. looks awsome.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 02-28-2018 10:03 PM

Great job GR8... nice contrast with the timbers…

Having assisted Dutchy with the Sketchup, I can appreciate the detail and “complexity” of the front… also impressed with the back corners which was a pain to simulate in the digital model.

And a smart VW to boot… better than a smart phone… obviously from the last gallery picture, it even tells you surf’s UP!

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

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#8 posted 02-28-2018 10:03 PM

GREAT JOB!

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

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lew

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#9 posted 02-28-2018 10:26 PM

Cowabunga, Dude!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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htl

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#10 posted 02-28-2018 11:37 PM

Nice job and love what little I can see of the seats, would you have a before picture of them?
The locks on the back doors is way cool.
And as you said the plans are first rate and I was really impressed with the thinking and details Dutchy put in to them.
Love it when when I come on here and there’s a new build to check out and such a nice one too!!!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs here on Lumber Jocks.. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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#11 posted 03-01-2018 12:12 AM

Tony that is awesome. You have really became very good at making models. I like it a lot!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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poospleasures

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#12 posted 03-01-2018 12:33 AM

GR8 job Tony.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#13 posted 03-01-2018 01:31 AM

Super nice buikd Tony! Love all the fine detail…. This little buggy brings back some old memories!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#14 posted 03-01-2018 02:27 AM

Wonderful model and amazing details! +1 to the wood choices.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#15 posted 03-01-2018 03:58 AM

Well done Tony.

-- Peter New Zealand

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