finished train

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Project by LarryN posted 1071 days ago 1535 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here are the (better) train pictures, overall 66 inches in length. had a tough time finding a location for it in the shop so now it sits on top of the headboard in bedroom… Devann, i got 6 this time .. :)

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#1 posted 1071 days ago

I just think your train is absolutely AWESOME. What great detail and craftsmanship. I have my fathers 1936 Lionel “O” guage train set and it is still in the original boxes. Love trains …...

-- It's not the breaths U take but the moments that take your breath away !!

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#2 posted 1071 days ago

nice job . .I made the same one but I also made 4 other cars.of my own.Tanker,cattle car hopper car and log car. Keep up the nice work.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#3 posted 1071 days ago

WOW! I can’t imagine the time and dedication involved in this. Very nice.

-- Wilson

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Keith Fenton

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#4 posted 1071 days ago

That’s some really beautiful work!

-- Scroll saw patterns @

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#5 posted 1071 days ago

Thanks everyone. Oakfan, sounds like you have quite the collection going. Hang on to them all, you will never find those O gauge train sets for under a fortune these days!! Chuck, I have been giving some thought to making a few more cars myself but so far have been working on a few cutting boards inspired by spalm. After seeing your work I think i have a bit more practice to get close to catching up to your craftsmanship. outstanding job on the drilling rig and all your other projects.

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#6 posted 1071 days ago

Absolutely beautiful !! Great detail. I cant imagine how many hours you must have in this. Greatwork

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#7 posted 1071 days ago

I normally don’t look at a lot of trains, but this one is super!

-- Chuck

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#8 posted 1071 days ago

Now that’s the kind of “six pac” I like to see after work. I think it’s fantastic, Larry. You have put quite a bit of work into every car. Very well detailed. I’d like to see how you made the rails for the track. Thanks for the pics.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#9 posted 1071 days ago

Fabulous Larry, :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 1071 days ago

Great looking train set! Nice details.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 1071 days ago

awesome job…well done
beautiful detailing

-- just get stuck in and have a go!!!

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#12 posted 1071 days ago

I love those TRAINS! Wonderful work.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#13 posted 1071 days ago

Thank you everyone for checking out my latest project and your kind words, as Chuck (wisewood2) knows there are a few hours put into this project but very enjoyable hours they were..
Darrell, the rails were about 3/8 square pine stock i ran through the router table to put a groove on each side then moved the fence and ran both pieces through to make the top of the rails a bit narrower than the bottom, they are the only parts painted on this project…

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#14 posted 1070 days ago

amazing and cool
you must find a wonderful area to show this one off. As I would imagine that it might get extended over time!! :-)

-- Theresa,

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#15 posted 1070 days ago

Thank you Theresa, i think your right Chuck (wisewood2) already has me thinking of other cars to add on..

-- Larry, North Carolina

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