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Project by MasterSergeant posted 09-22-2011 07:03 PM 1216 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Thanks to Bret for this idea a couple of weeks ago. The grandchildren are going to enjoy the Fleet when I finish making the rest.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





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Rustic

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#1 posted 09-22-2011 07:05 PM

I love making little cars and trucks. Yours looks great

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Brett

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#2 posted 09-22-2011 08:46 PM

Nice work! That is fantastic! The grandkids will love them. Are you giving them for Christmas or can you wait that long? ;)

Did you use 2x material?

I thought about making some trucks out of 2x to give them a “heavy duty” look.

There have been some other cars and trucks show up in the projects lately and all of them have been really cool.

I can’t wait to see the rest. :)

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Brett

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#3 posted 09-22-2011 08:47 PM

I think that we have that same tablecloth! Ha ha

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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MasterSergeant

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#4 posted 09-22-2011 09:00 PM

Thanks Brett, they are addictive to make! I grabbed a scrap chuck of 2×4 and started cutting and this is what came out, then drill a few holes with the Fostner bit, sand and paint. I just made another car with 3/4” stock and it is not as hefty as I would like. I have a lot of housing construction around me I’ll have plenty of scraps 2x’s to pick from.

The yellow table cloth did not capture well on my camera.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 09-22-2011 09:45 PM

Nice car. The kids will love ‘em!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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MasterSergeant

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#6 posted 09-23-2011 01:32 AM

These are way too much fun to build, brings out the kid in ya. This is my “HOT ROD” with raised white lettering on the wheels ;-D

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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workerinwood

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#7 posted 09-23-2011 03:22 PM

Looks great!! This is definitely on my to do projects for Christmas.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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rance

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#8 posted 09-30-2011 06:54 AM

Those are the coolest. And in 5 years they will be heirlooms in the family. I look forward to seeing the rest.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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souichiro

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#9 posted 09-30-2011 04:56 PM

Very nice cars! I love the shape on these guys :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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KOVA

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#10 posted 11-28-2011 06:09 PM

VAS BIEN SARGENTO MAESTRO, SOBRE TODO EN ESO DE ESCUCHAR A LOS QUE SABEN!!!!!!!!

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 11-28-2011 06:28 PM

Your grandchildren will love them. Nice going granddad.

-- 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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