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Big Rig Coffee table

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Project by AussieWoodenModels posted 05-15-2018 10:06 AM 644 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Truck is based on a 1988 Aussie Mack Series 2 Super Liner, hauling a tri-axle box trailer with a solid timber Coffee Table top !
Dimensions,- 6ft. long overall x 18” wide, x 18” high.
Trailer dimensions, minus Coffee Table top,- 4ft. long x 10” wide.
Wheels are 4” Diameter.
To obtain the checker plate effect on the tank steps I used some perforated mesh out of a couple of old speaker boxes, which I attached with two-pack epoxy then painted aluminum so the tanks & steps look like chrome.
Both the truck & its trailer are set to, 1:10 scale for realism, & balance.

  • Any woodworker can make something like this by purchasing one of my 1:20 scale Aussie Big Rig Plans and doubling the size by 200%, then simply modifying the plan a little, while the trailer is just a box on wheels when one stops to think for a minute.

-- Roger.





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jamsomito

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#1 posted 05-15-2018 12:57 PM

My kid would drive off with that coffee table :)

Lots of intricate pieces on that one, nicely done.

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htl

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#2 posted 05-15-2018 01:16 PM

Very interesting idea and project.

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Orvile Baker

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#3 posted 05-15-2018 02:11 PM

Real cool Idea.

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

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 05-15-2018 10:36 PM

And a place to store essentials too!

Very nice job!

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

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