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Project by Ron Messersmith posted 879 days ago 1864 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a toy built from plans by Toys and Joys out of Lynden, Washington. Made mostly of highly figured curly maple. The truck is setting on a curly koa coffee table I made 35 years ago while stationed in Hawaii

-- Jupiter





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Edward Pickney

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#1 posted 879 days ago

Love the curley maple, great detail on the toys. Never heard of curley koa, probabley unavailable now, unless you have deep pockets. Love it tho.
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-- Ed- whippetlove@bellsouth.net

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 879 days ago

Wow great looking tractor and dozer,very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ryan

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#3 posted 879 days ago

Very nice, a lot of detail. You did a great job here.

-- If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.

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prez

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#4 posted 879 days ago

Wow….looks awesome! I’d say it’s about 32 inches long?? Very similar to the one one I made out of maple and walnut….but different design. That curly maple sure makes it pop! Got my plans from Wood magazine. Looks like yours have more detail in it than mine. I just started working on a T&J plan today…1949 truck.

prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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Holz_und_Geschichte41

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#5 posted 879 days ago

Very impressive!!!

-- Ryan, Arizona

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doncutlip

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#6 posted 878 days ago

I am just amazed by the patience and precision you must have to make something like this, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Raymond

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#7 posted 878 days ago

Great job, i love Toys and Joys plans.

-- Ray

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Kevin

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#8 posted 878 days ago

That’s beautiful, I can’t imagine how much work you have in it.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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hunter71

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#9 posted 877 days ago

great wood. Great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Arnies

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#10 posted 873 days ago

Very Cool Semi and Dozer.

-- arnies

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crowie

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#11 posted 515 days ago

G’Day Ron, I love this build, I’ve seem a few blokes who’ve done as good a job as yourself, well done.
For me, my skills aren’t quite up there yet.
Cheers, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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