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Project by dorielwooden posted 02-08-2012 01:30 AM 6189 views 15 times favorited 44 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, I hope you like this project BIG BOY train 4884. It is built with pine and oak. This project does not use metal or nails. All parts are attached with glue. The train is 5 inches wide, 6 inches high and 49 1/2 inches long. It was a challenge but I succeeded. I built in 200 hours. Thank you.

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination.

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#1 posted 02-08-2012 01:42 AM

Wow wow wow That’s a fantastic train ,so much detail and great workmanship. Wonderful

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-08-2012 01:49 AM

Amazing details…great job!

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#3 posted 02-08-2012 02:29 AM

Assume job!!! Very well worth the 200 hours, can’t wait to show my son.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#4 posted 02-08-2012 02:32 AM

Great project with very fine details!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 02-08-2012 03:35 AM

Very nice!!

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#6 posted 02-08-2012 03:51 AM

I love trains… My sons love trains. This is the best most amazing train I have ever seen anyone build.

Absolute favorite!

This should be a showcase for next months news letter!


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#7 posted 02-08-2012 04:14 AM

As my kids would say: OMG!

-- More tools, fewer machines.

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#8 posted 02-08-2012 04:31 AM

Wonderful job! As soon as I saw this it reminded me of the trains built by Mooney Warther. I find out about his work from an old copy of Hartville Tool catalog (2007 – 2008). Here’s a link to the museum of his work.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#9 posted 02-08-2012 05:36 AM

As a trainoholic, I am impressed. Now lets see the Challenger in another 200 hours…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#10 posted 02-08-2012 08:53 AM

I think this is truly amazing , as a model RR I really appreciate all the details. I would love to see you tackle a shay or a climax, just for the irony, logging engines build out of wood!!!

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#11 posted 02-08-2012 10:01 AM

very nice…..... You are one talented guy.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#12 posted 02-08-2012 12:00 PM

Wow Doriel! This is truly a masterpiece. I can’t imagine it getting any better than this. Superb craftsmanship and an extremely interesting locomotive too. I love models and this is one of the best I’ve seen.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 02-08-2012 01:28 PM

Incredible details here.

Very nice.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 02-08-2012 02:07 PM

Um…wow. That’s some amazing details. Congrats on the great work!

-- Jeff - Fargo, ND

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