Another Hummer

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Project by Raymond posted 11-20-2011 12:22 AM 2223 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally finished my second Hummer from Toys and Joys plans, They is made from Pine, Maple, Oak, Purple Heart, Ebony, Walnut. This is a challenging project. I used every machine I own to create these toys. I don’t think toy is the right word, they are actually quite delicate.

-- Ray

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#1 posted 11-20-2011 12:46 AM

Wow, those are quite intricate. Very nice, Raymond.

So, are you going to give them to children to play with? :)

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 11-20-2011 01:36 AM

that is not a toy to give to a kid unless he is 25 years old. nice job I made mine out fo walnut ,maple ,red hart and yellow hart . the red and yellow hart was for the lights.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#3 posted 11-20-2011 01:55 AM

Fantastic workmanship. Yes they do need to be put somewhere that they can be admired and not played with.

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#4 posted 11-20-2011 02:25 AM

Nice hummers. I have this plan but never had gotten around to building one…...... still on the to-do-list.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#5 posted 11-20-2011 03:08 AM


-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#6 posted 11-20-2011 03:56 AM

Very well done. Excellent detail.

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#7 posted 11-20-2011 07:23 AM

Wow nice job on those hummers. I have been talking about making one of those Army Jeeps and trailer for a while now. I been sick a lot this year. I need to get back out to my shop. That would be a great first project to taclkle. I no there is a lot of work. I think i am up to the chalenge. Awesome work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 11-20-2011 03:52 PM

Thanks for the kind words, they are alot of fun to build. Now to find someone who wants them.

-- Ray

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#9 posted 11-21-2011 12:40 AM

Oh man, very very nice.

-- - Wayne in Fairfax, VA

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#10 posted 11-22-2011 07:08 PM

Just from experiance I know they are are very time consuming. They look great and have to say great job!!!

-- Lauris

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#11 posted 11-22-2011 08:40 PM

Those are fine looking miniatures.

-- 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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#13 posted 03-05-2013 04:24 AM

G’Day Ray,
They sure look good and one can see all the time, effort & patience that went into making a great toy model.
Love the mix of timbers & the colouring in it.
More photos next time please, so we can see the detail closeup from every angle, thank you.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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#14 posted 03-05-2013 04:31 AM

I agree that they are not really toys. I would call them wooden scale models—and really nifty ones, too. I can’t believe you even made opening doors for them. There’s a lot of fine craftsmanship in those Hums.

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