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Project by americancanuck posted 05-04-2018 11:39 PM 496 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This comes from a Wood magazine plan. made from walnut and maple. 16” long 6” wide 6” high

-- Retired and lovin it





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Orvile Baker

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#1 posted 05-05-2018 12:15 AM

real cool truck.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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PaulDoug

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#2 posted 05-05-2018 12:42 AM

You did well, sir. Very nice job.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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htl

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#3 posted 05-05-2018 12:54 AM

Nicely done and very playable!!!

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 05-05-2018 01:25 AM



Nicely done and very playable!!!

- htl


And very pretty too!

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 05-05-2018 03:11 AM

LOOKS GOOD AND TOUGH just for a boy to load up with whatever his mind can dream ….GREAT JOB :<))

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

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crowie

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#6 posted 05-05-2018 03:13 AM

That plan is a top truck as you’ve proved sir.
Many hours of fun play and imagination ahead for some lucky youngster.

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

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#7 posted 05-05-2018 06:27 AM

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anthm27

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#8 posted 05-05-2018 09:31 AM

Very very nice, Ill PM you about my axle issues from the other thread.
Awesome work on that truck.
Love it.
Anthony

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 05-05-2018 12:25 PM

This is a very nice toy dump truck. Nice work!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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bushmaster

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#10 posted 05-05-2018 12:36 PM

Nice work on the truck.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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LittleBlackDuck

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#11 posted 05-05-2018 01:05 PM

Nice jog a’can’...

I will volunteer to be the devil’s advocate if I can… may I suggest replacing the screws with dowels in the next build… OK, it’s my druthers as I hate steel in wood (got caught too many times)... but it keeps the magnets hungry…

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

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americancanuck

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#12 posted 05-05-2018 03:26 PM

LittleBlackDuck

Thanks for the comment. I did think about using dowels but there were some assembly issues with that so I opted for the threaded rod. Maybe next time I will try dowels they are sure much easier to find and to work with.

-- Retired and lovin it

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Rick

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#13 posted 05-05-2018 06:07 PM

Very Nice & Well Done!

Regards: Rick (Ontario,Canada)

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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anthm27

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#14 posted 05-05-2018 10:20 PM

Well deserved daily top three.
Nice

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LittleBlackDuck

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#15 posted 05-05-2018 11:23 PM


..... Maybe next time I will try dowels they are sure much easier to find and to work with.
- americancanuck

Sorry a’can’, each modeler has their own take and personalisation on their models. I just have this weird phobia against the use of paint and metal in a great wooden model masterpiece… just wood & glue… and a clear finish… oil, shellac, wipe-on or lacquer… before the toasting liquour.

PS. So say’s the hypocrite that uses a laser in his workshop… but only I have to sleep with myself!

PPS. I only speak up cause the missus won’t let me preach in the house!

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

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