Vactor truck

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Project by dorielwooden posted 12-04-2011 07:27 PM 6847 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project took me 369 hours to build 12 truck. Each has a measure of 24 inches long, 8 inches tall, 5 1 / 4 wide. I use pine, oak, maple.

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 12-04-2011 08:01 PM

Beeautiful work!

What are you going to do with 12 trucks?


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 12-04-2011 08:07 PM

Wow. From the first picture, it looks like the real thing! Great job,Doriel!!........Jim

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

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#3 posted 12-04-2011 08:56 PM

Great job,Doriel

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#4 posted 12-04-2011 09:06 PM

Thanks for your comments

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination.

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#5 posted 12-04-2011 09:23 PM

I was searching for an adjective when I saw one truck but when I saw all of them I was dumfounded. That stuff is crazy good.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 12-04-2011 09:25 PM

Just a super job and what patience! Well done.

I too would like to know what you are going to do with “12” trucks??


-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#7 posted 12-04-2011 10:48 PM

Fantastic detail have just looked at all the others you have built. Some great models you have constructed.
Look forward to more

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#8 posted 12-04-2011 11:14 PM

Thanks guys for your comments, it is very important to have patience in this work. The amount of truck I built is for a company that has branches in different states. They are sold

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination.

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Gene Howe

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#9 posted 12-05-2011 12:14 AM

Totally amazing!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#10 posted 12-05-2011 01:44 AM

Only thing I can say is “WOW!”

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#11 posted 12-05-2011 02:33 AM

“A tip of the Hat” to you sir. Your toys/models are just the best….... you sure have been busy…... well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#12 posted 12-05-2011 05:00 AM

Very impressive detail and craftsmanship. I’m with Brian all your posted models are amazing. Well done.

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Monty Queen

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#13 posted 12-05-2011 07:15 AM

Again I am totaly blown away by your detailed. It must take you a long time to complete a project with the amount of perfection you put in each piece. Thanks for posting your work.

Have you every done any military vehicles Ie Hummers, jeeps, tanks,bradley?

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#14 posted 03-05-2013 04:18 AM

My goodness me “doriel”,
You spent something like 12 hours a day for 31 days making that fleet of 12 trucks and the detail is superb plus moving parts, magnificent.
One master craftsmen indeed.
Cheers for On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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#15 posted 06-19-2014 10:51 PM

Have you tried star wars spaceships? X-wing fighter? TIE Fighter? Millenium falcon? With your level of attention to detail, you could really bring those legendary starcrafts to life :)

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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