Sky Scraper Crane

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Project by prez posted 851 days ago 1669 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, that’s it for the MC construction Co. (mancave) for this year! Maybe next year I’ll make a dump truck to go with the fleet….I enjoyed making them and showing them off but now, summer is upon us, so my thoughts are on rigging my sailboat and enjoying the great outdoors!

I’m sure my grandkids will be putting the fleet to the test this summer!! Test results to follow in the fall. :)


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

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wild bill franklin

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#1 posted 851 days ago

man,that crane is sharp !!I”ll bet the grandkids will enjoy it . how long did it take to build it? sure is nice. like all the other trucks as well!!

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al

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#2 posted 851 days ago

took a little longer than expected as I didn’t have all the harware but overall, I’d say about a week of “retired” time…..

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

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#3 posted 851 days ago

Very good work, should make a little one somewhere very happy

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 851 days ago

I just got my copy of wood magazine with the skip loader in it. Wife actually commented that it was cute and I have started the build process. Trying to build it all out of scraps that are in the shop, and I am switching from maple to cherry (which is what I have). Walnut was no problem :)

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#5 posted 851 days ago

Neat, living where you do a sail boat is a must. I will be starting my tower cranes soon. I have been waiting for the one to be erected in front of my hooch to take measurements. Actually we will have 7 Liebher tower cranes on the site.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 851 days ago

That’s a bunch of really nice miniatures. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#7 posted 851 days ago

Nice work, I’m sure your Grandkids will Love Them!!!! Been looking at these in Wood Magazine for a while. I really like them.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 851 days ago

A lot of real nice work there!

-- Chris K

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