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Project by Chefdavid posted 883 days ago 2121 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been wanting to jump in and make some wooden Trucks. I finally got some time to do it. The First one is a Lumber Truck, the second is a logging truck, the third is a pickup truck and the back does open. Finally my favorite one is the cargo truck. The back door does open, and I just love how it came out!! They are made out of all wood with no metal at all. Was a great project, and I look froward to making more! Thanks for looking and all comments welcomed!

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SPalm

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#1 posted 883 days ago

Sweet. I like ‘em.
Looks like a lot of fun to build and to play with. Good for you. Nice simple lines.

Questions: Your designs? How did you do the wheels?

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Helgi

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#2 posted 883 days ago

Nice.

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doncutlip

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#3 posted 882 days ago

Great job on the trucks

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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woodcrafter47

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#4 posted 882 days ago

Very nice trucks, What are the bottoms made of. Pic does not show it. I am guessing ,all 2×4’s
Our woodworking club made toys for Christmas for those who do not have a lot .

-- In His service ,Richard

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Chefdavid

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#5 posted 882 days ago

THanks for the comments.. Steve-The designs I got off a toy design site called toy makers press, they also have a bunch of other plans these are the first that I have made from them. I couple of the trucks I used there base and went with it. As for the wheels I bought them from Craftparts.com, If you buy in bulk they are really cheap. In fact cheaper to buy than to make.. Richard, no I did not use a 2×4 for the base. It was 3/4 inch pine.. I will have to remember to build the trucks for Christmas for children in need. Once again thanks for all the great comments!

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Martyroc

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#6 posted 882 days ago

Nice trucks, my nephew would like a few to test out, LOL

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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workerinwood

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#7 posted 882 days ago

Great job!! Thanks for posting and the information on the where you got the plans and parts.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 882 days ago

These are fine and also look good and rugged for hard play. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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crowie

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#9 posted 525 days ago

Very good job on the set of trucks David.
“Toy makers press” seem to have heaps of great ideas and designs which you have produced set of great examples, well done.
Cheers, crowie

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

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adamjohn

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#10 posted 525 days ago

Great job you have done! Appreciated..

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