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Made this for my Grand Nephew, Dominick. —- —- Maple, Walnut and Padauk.
-- Jack Labor - Elmwood Intarsia - Artistry In Wood
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#1 posted 01-27-2012 07:57 PM
I like the color combination used on the inlays. Is this one of your designs?Very nice!
#2 posted 01-27-2012 08:12 PM
This was from Scrollsaw Workshop. Wooden Toys
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#3 posted 01-27-2012 08:30 PM
Great looking car. Nice lines and colors!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 01-27-2012 09:00 PM
Very fancy car and great gift.
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#5 posted 01-27-2012 09:17 PM
Way cool. My grandson is just starting Pinewood derby cars. A new adventure I know nothing about….......
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#6 posted 01-27-2012 09:26 PM
Very nice…..I bet he loves it.I’m wondering if you spun the wheels on a lathe then sliced off 4 sections. If you did I’m thinking that you could use a wire burner to make cool looking treads in the tires.
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
#7 posted 01-27-2012 10:08 PM
Thanks, The wheels were made from a large block of Padauk I had in one of my scrap boxes.I cut them using a Holes saw and a mortising bit to make the Wheel Wells. I sanded and polished them using a carriage bolt on my drill press. Finished sanding with 300 grit and applied a Gel Varnish while it spun in drill press. This was a fun piece, but I prefer Intarsia.
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#8 posted 01-28-2012 06:21 AM
That is really neat. I really like the contrasting woods
-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com
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#9 posted 01-28-2012 09:57 AM
Great gift idea. I am sure it will be zoomed often
-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.
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#10 posted 02-08-2012 08:56 PM
Now that’s a gift that will keep him entertained. Great wood selection. I’m jealous.
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#11 posted 02-24-2013 10:06 AM
Lovely shape & design, love the timber mix…...well done.Would have appreciated a heap more photos on such a beaut toy.Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
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