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Project by wiswood2 posted 03-21-2012 02:09 PM 3957 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Toys&joys pattern. The wheels are the hardest part to make. They are made mineral stained popplar & black walnut. Fun project. coments welcome G or B.
Chuck
Wisconsin-Wood-Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 03-21-2012 02:16 PM

These are super nice miniatures. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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gbrown4

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#2 posted 03-21-2012 02:17 PM

I have been wanting to try these toys for years. Do you have to make the steering wheel, shovel, etc…?

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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jacob34

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#3 posted 03-21-2012 02:20 PM

very nice, I started working in wood because I wanted to make things like that.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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toyguy

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#4 posted 03-21-2012 02:23 PM

nice plan.. nice job on it..well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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GlennM

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 03:10 PM

Very nice, our Guild makes toys each year for the Salvation Army, these would be a great project.

-- Glenn, Nova Scotia

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canadianchips

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#6 posted 03-21-2012 03:37 PM

These are fantastic. You do have talent.!

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Mainiac Matt

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#7 posted 03-21-2012 04:28 PM

Dang…

Makes me want to dig out my old G.I. Joe and play!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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diggerdelaney

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#8 posted 03-21-2012 04:32 PM

“coments welcome G or B.”
Good 10/10
Bad 00000000
what else can I say both are great

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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hunter71

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#9 posted 03-21-2012 04:43 PM

Your right, those wheels are a bugger to make. They look great as always.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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willie

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#10 posted 03-21-2012 04:50 PM

Those are great! I’m just a bit partial to Jeeps, that’s where the “CJ” in CJWillie came from. I’ve had Jeeps for years and have always wanted to make one from wood. Maybe now I’ll get started. Thanks for posting!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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Time2beupinAZ

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#11 posted 03-21-2012 05:56 PM

Those are great looking. Nice work chuck.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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ShopTinker

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#12 posted 03-21-2012 06:21 PM

Those wheels may be hard, but wow what an impact they have on the appearance of the jeep! Well done!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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majuvla

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#13 posted 03-21-2012 07:06 PM

Outstanding details!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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smithy

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#14 posted 03-21-2012 10:02 PM

Those are very nice! I’m partial to Jeep, as well…

-- Kevin, Indiana

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jeepturner

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#15 posted 03-21-2012 10:13 PM

Those are some nice looking flat fenders. You did a great job with the details.
Thanks for sharing them with us.

-- Mel,

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