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Project by Wood Studios posted 01-21-2012 06:37 AM 2695 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was an attempt to build a toy truck stop for my 3 year old grandson. I did the best I could to scale it to the same scale as the trucks. I have more photos but they are too large to upload.

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short!!





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 01-21-2012 07:04 AM

Grampa, grandson & Coca~Cola…....

I see a Norman Rockwell print in the making!

Nice job. I’m sure the little one will enjoy playing with it almost as much as you did making it.

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#2 posted 01-21-2012 07:19 AM

looks pdg to me…

Pdg = pretty darn good

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#3 posted 01-21-2012 07:50 AM

Very cool truck stop.

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#4 posted 01-21-2012 04:41 PM

Now that is cool! Well done….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-24-2013 10:37 AM

What a great take on the matchbox toy garage….beaut truck stop..Top design, simple & strong for hours of play..well done..
What dimensions is the whole thing please??
I would have loved to see the additional photos…..
Cheers form On Top DownUnder, crowie

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Wood Studios

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#6 posted 02-24-2013 01:02 PM

Crowie I will have to measure it the next time I am at my grandson’s house which is 50 miles Southeast of here. I can give you a lot of measurements other than the whole thing so I will take my notebook and tape measure, and my grandson and I will do some measuring. I will also take some more photos at a lower resolution so I can put them on LJ for you to view.

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short!!

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#7 posted 02-24-2013 01:15 PM

I think you got it just right. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 05-10-2013 10:24 PM

What was your inspiration? Looks just like a HESS station!

Nice job, I’m sure the grandson loved it. What little kid wouldn’t?

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#9 posted 05-11-2013 12:29 AM

joein10asee, I love your sign on name, very, very clever. The Hess does have a connection with the station. My grandson was receiving the annual Hess toy for Christmas so I built this station to help him use his smaller trucks and cars along with the larger Hess units. He loves it and has played with it a great deal.

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short!!

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