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ford roadster is made of a mixed batch of wood ! just some scraps i had around
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#1 posted 03-16-2012 06:17 PM
Them are some darn nice scraps! Nice work. Welcome to LJ’s!
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 03-16-2012 11:08 PM
Henry Ford has nuttin on you…. That’s awesome!
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#3 posted 03-18-2012 05:35 AM
Are those Wheels made from Scrap Also? Not all that easy to do! Spare Tire even has Tred Showing.
What types of wood are used?
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#4 posted 03-18-2012 11:34 AM
hey rick, the tires are made of walnut & maple . I started out cutting the walnut for the tires with a hole saw then i put the round blank on my wood lathe & cut the grooves out then i had to cut out the center for the rim . The rim is of maple . I used a wooden dowel the same size as the hole i cut out. Then i cut the hub out for the to go on the axel . I had to make a jig for the holes in the hub . I used round toothpicks for the spokes. alot of work just to make the wheels !!
#5 posted 03-19-2012 06:30 AM
Holy Mackerel Willie!! You’re right! That’s a lot of work for the Wheels!! BUT!! From what I see, TOTALLY worth the effort!!
You probably could of bought them at Lee Valley …... YOU did them Yourself!!
Thanks for the “Buddy Up”. I’m Pleased to do the same!!
PS: Did you keep a few Toothpicks aside for Pickin’ Out the Prime Rib or New York Sirlion?? ...LOL…
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#6 posted 03-21-2012 11:45 AM
yet another fine project, I usually buy spoked wheels if i need them but you have me rethinking that with the great looking wheels your making. I think once i get my shop built (recently moved) i might give them a try. in a few years when i get to making them as good as what i see here i’ll post some :)
-- Larry, North Carolina
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#7 posted 03-21-2012 11:56 AM
Hey, this is an awesome miniature. Congratulations.
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#8 posted 03-21-2012 01:36 PM
hey thanks charles, I don”t have any patterns, i just go by pic lol!!
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