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Project by grimejr posted 12-24-2011 06:18 PM 2468 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 2 year old son loves “vaa – vaas” so I had to make him a few for Christmas. The truck is meant to look like the new Caterpillar CT660 in its basic lines. I purchased the wheels pre-made, but designed / built the body / bed. They are made of a combination of maple, cherry, and black walnut and finished with tung oil. The truck has oscillating rear axles so it can traverse uneven ground, and the trailer ramps go up and down. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 12-24-2011 10:13 PM

Thanks for sharing all these great toys with us.

Merry Christmas!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 12-25-2011 04:42 AM

Very cool for a kid!

Did you use any plans or just deign it on your own?

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#3 posted 03-04-2013 05:53 AM

G’Day “grimejr”,
You designed and built the truck & drop tray trailer….wow, one clever woodworker, very impressive.
You attention to detail with the mix & match of the timber colours is tops.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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#4 posted 05-15-2015 06:01 PM

Extremely well done!

From design to finishing!

Beautiful and still a playable too. TaNader winks his one good light for you. (TaNader” is the tow truck/toy-box that is my avatar.)

-- just rjR

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