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Project by clieb91 posted 12-31-2011 at 10:25 AM 936 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, They are not exactly belated as we are just getting together for Christmas with my brother-in-law’s family tomorrow. My daughter once again wanted to make a truck for her little cousin, this year choosing a tow truck. I still had some chassis from the the other trucks we have made so we went to work and came up with the one you see here. She of course did most of the painting, I did the wheels with Sharpie markers and the wheel stuck in my drill with a machine screw. She is pretty happy with the outcome.

My brother-in-law will be receiving the pen with tilt, the pen is Cherry and the tilt Curly Maple. I again used an iron to transfer the words. Came out much better this time as I did the sanding first :). The ornament is made from Honeysuckle.

Thanks for looking.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)





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Karson

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#1 posted 12-31-2011 at 12:28 PM

Great job on the tow truch.

You daughter did a great job of decorating it.

Nice pen and holder.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#2 posted 12-31-2011 at 10:53 PM

A very nice set, a excellent gift. And a cutie daughter.

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clieb91

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 at 08:55 AM

Thanks Guys,
She is getting better at giving the toys a more consistent paint job. I am looking forward to working with her more on projects over this year.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 03-03-2013 at 09:03 PM

G’Day Chris,
You are one talented bloke to make such a range of gifts BUT your daughter to have done such a fine job on that tow-truck is excellent…..well done to all.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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