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These are models of trucks I’ve done for customers a few years back, they were made from pictures of the vehicles.
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#1 posted 03-20-2008 02:39 AM
Nice super “b” i have been thinking about doing a flat deck one for my truck
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#2 posted 03-20-2008 02:48 AM
How do you do this! I invision hundreds of hours carving and sanding. It must be possible because I see it with my own eyes.
-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.
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#3 posted 03-20-2008 02:51 AM
Nice did you start your first one form a plan or did you just go from scratch
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#4 posted 03-20-2008 02:54 AM
I love posts like this. These are really wonderful pieces that are so rich in details. I could not imagine the patience or perseverance necessary to complete something like this. I just would not have the patience to do it.But I enjoy looking nonetheless.
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#5 posted 03-20-2008 03:18 AM
I did som from plans first, then I did these models from pictures and now I’m doing my owne plans.
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#6 posted 03-20-2008 05:59 AM
I lke these kinds of things. I love the detail that goes into the model trucks and various small models. They are so life like.
-- Tyler, Illinois
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#7 posted 03-20-2008 06:30 AM
Those are really realistic looking. Good job.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#8 posted 03-20-2008 01:44 PM
Hey Studeag ; Did you build the tankers by means of veneer over a frame? Planked like a boat?
As always, your work looks great.
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
#9 posted 03-20-2008 02:34 PM
The tankers were built from solid wood, I have turned a cylinder, than split it in two, added a piece of wood to get the look of an oval with a flat portion on the top for the rail and at the bottom for the frame of the tanker.
#10 posted 03-20-2008 06:41 PM
Now that makes sence…... Just that simple. Thanks.
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#11 posted 03-20-2008 11:29 PM
That is so amazing. I love your work. I think if I ever get this fire truck finished that will be next challenge. Everything looks so polished and exact. The lines are trim and the curves don’t vary. I am in awe.
I want to try to find some pics of a large truck so I can get some details for my plan. Any truckers out there with a kenworth, let me know if you have pic you can send me.
-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.
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#12 posted 09-23-2009 10:49 PM
I lost my Dad not quite a year agoe, he drove truck all his life. It was real nice to see what you have done. Keep up the good work, or should I say “Keep on Truckin”
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#13 posted 01-24-2013 10:44 PM
G’Day Alain, That’s on beaut “B Double” Road Tanker as we call them “down under”.You do, do some very nice work with great finish & detail..I’d love to see a WIP photo set with build notes from yourself; a lesson in toymaking/model making not to miss.Cheers, crowie
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
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