Tractor Trailer Box

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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 03-09-2012 12:25 AM 1725 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this truck at the end of last year and desided to finish it today. There are two seats inside the truck with the steering wheel as best as I could cut it. The truck is mainly made of Walnut but I did use Maple and Oak to build the truck the trailer is walnut. The trailer does come off the truck. Just another fun project.
Thanks Dennis

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#1 posted 03-09-2012 12:52 AM

That thing is great. You all do great work. Very very nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 03-09-2012 01:06 AM

Nice job Dennis, the truck looks great!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 03-09-2012 01:09 AM

Gorgeous! I love the way the woodgrain expresses itself. Some lucky truckdriver is gonna be mighty lucky! Thumbs up from me!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 03-09-2012 01:27 AM

A great creative way to make a box, wonderful job

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 03-09-2012 06:20 AM

Good to see you got it done. the side wood on the trailer looks perfect.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#6 posted 03-09-2012 12:44 PM

Love the use of the knots in the trailer. A great way to use what might have been a cast-off to the firewood pile.

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#7 posted 03-09-2012 08:55 PM

Mike if you burn wood like this please send it to me because those are not knots that will ever move. Its in the wood.

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#8 posted 03-10-2012 11:57 AM

That looks just offal…........ ly awesome :)

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#9 posted 03-10-2012 12:40 PM

It’s nice; it really catches your eye.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#10 posted 07-30-2014 09:29 PM

Pretty nice.

-- Leonard H.

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