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Project by Ranger97ab posted 01-24-2012 07:19 AM 1721 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I seen a picture of a toy piggy bank on a site & decided to build one for my grandson for christmas, I didn’t build it exactly as the one I saw but just the general idea. I made everything by hand except the wheels, headlights, stearing wheel and metal latch. I had to resaw 1×6 down to diferent thickness’s, the front fenders gave me a test because of so many different angles & notch’s. I finished it with a pecan stain & a semi-gloss verathane, it took me quite a while to build it as I have some disabilities. I am not sure of what exactly what I am suppose to put down in the tags/keywords section, hopefully I used the right words.

-- I Live for Sawdust Flying ! Randy- Lacombe, Alberta





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#1 posted 01-24-2012 08:29 AM

Very cool bank.

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#2 posted 01-24-2012 08:35 AM

so reallit a security truck… cool

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#3 posted 01-18-2015 12:12 AM

Very nice job. I think I saw that piggy bank online too. Your adaptation is excellent.

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#4 posted 05-22-2015 12:55 AM

Well designed and executed!

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