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Project by prez posted 921 days ago 2193 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 921 days ago

Heck I wanna play with these!

Great model/toys!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Bearpaw

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#2 posted 921 days ago

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 921 days ago

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 921 days ago

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 921 days ago

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

Bret

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

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Nighthawk

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#6 posted 921 days ago

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 921 days ago

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 921 days ago

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

344 posts in 2013 days


#9 posted 921 days ago

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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hunter71

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#10 posted 921 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#11 posted 921 days ago

A fantastic looking truck

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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StumpyNubs

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#12 posted 920 days ago

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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crowie

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#13 posted 520 days ago

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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