Model T Car

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Project by wolflrv posted 12-09-2011 07:16 AM 1857 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first toy model project. It’s from the Norm Marshall wooden toy book. It’s made entirely from well-seasoned 2×6 wood studs. I have a huge surplus of them and I’m using them to practice as I learn to make models and toys. This one definitely has a few flaws, but I learned a lot and am tweaking my tools and refining my methods. Will be building lots more and hopefully getting better as I build each one.

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#1 posted 12-09-2011 07:19 AM

Cool and fun, good job

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 12-09-2011 02:30 PM

Very nice! Enjoy making the toys, great learning experience and the kids always love them!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 12-09-2011 04:56 PM

Great job! I love that book by Norm Marshall.

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#4 posted 12-09-2011 05:14 PM

I have been wanting to build some toys. I just ordered the book. Thanks for the post.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 12-09-2011 05:51 PM

Way to go! I like it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#7 posted 12-10-2011 06:54 AM

Great job i love building toys

-- Ray

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#8 posted 12-10-2011 08:50 AM

Excellent work. The work doesn’t indicate that maker has had a brain injury.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#9 posted 12-11-2011 09:11 PM

“Did yourself Proud” forsure…..real nice looking car…..

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#10 posted 01-24-2012 03:29 AM

Not too shabby….............! Maybe you can start a fleet of cars. Good job.


-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#11 posted 03-04-2013 10:05 AM

G’Day “wolflrv”,
These cars are great fun build; they look simple but there is quite a bit of time & effort in making them.
My grandson told me its “Tin Lizzie” from the “Cars” movie.
What sort of things did you find in the build that will help in future builds, please.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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