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Project by prez posted 01-19-2012 11:40 PM 2454 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I really enjoyed this project!! I have to acknowledge Wood Magazine for their great and easy to follow plans! This was my first go-around at this type of project and I’m very satisfied with the end results. Although, next time I’m going to downsize! Man, these toys are big! Not sure where I’m going to put them….but I have sons/grandsons who would find a place for them. Hope the rest of the LJs enjoy them too…

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





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 01-19-2012 11:53 PM

Heck I wanna play with these!

Great model/toys!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Bearpaw

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#2 posted 01-20-2012 01:10 AM

You and i need to go into the trucking business. The flat bed is my next one to build.

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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prez

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#3 posted 01-20-2012 01:42 AM

Think I might be able to haul a few of your units of 2×4’s. Will have to stay away from the weigh stations along the way!

prez

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

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prez

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#4 posted 01-20-2012 01:43 AM

bearpaw…..making a high hoe next to sit on the flatbed! Will have a construction fleet in no time!

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

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bj383ss

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#5 posted 01-20-2012 02:22 AM

Great Job! I have these on a future to build list as well.

Bret

-- http://public.fotki.com/bj383ss/

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#6 posted 01-20-2012 02:29 AM

Way cool… me being the big kid I am… I would be playing with them… I’m just a 42 year old 12 year old… lol

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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Sam

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#7 posted 01-20-2012 02:35 AM

I have seen these plans and have been tempted to order. Looks like I am now that much closer! How long did these take to make? Great job!

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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rkevins

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#8 posted 01-20-2012 02:37 AM

You got to build the hoe and dozer and be ready for the skid steer in next month’s issue then build a shelf to hold all of them.
I got the poly on my truck and flatbed today, will get some pictures and post in the next few days

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prez

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#9 posted 01-20-2012 02:49 AM

sam…Took about a week for each….give or take (don’t forget, I’m retired, so lots of time on my hands!) The plans were in the “Wood” magazine…

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

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#10 posted 01-20-2012 04:09 AM

Looks great. Those grand kid will have them for several lifetimes. Take a look at Toys and Joys plans sometime

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 01-20-2012 07:55 AM

A fantastic looking truck

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 01-20-2012 04:18 PM

I’m a big fan!

Thanks for posting!
-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
(The best woodworking show since the invention of wood.)

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#13 posted 02-24-2013 10:40 AM

You have done a very fine job on the builds Prez… They look great.
The Wood Magazine plans are very popular on the LJ forum and it’s encouraging for us who are still learning.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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