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hi heres the vw beetle from gatto the wood i used is beech walnut and sapele finished with a satin varnish thanks for looking
-- robert dignam
May 31, 2012
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#1 posted 05-30-2012 05:17 PM
Very nice, I like what you did with the grain on the hood.
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#2 posted 05-30-2012 05:22 PM
It looks stunning. This is a work of art.
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#3 posted 05-30-2012 05:32 PM
Really nice VW. The detail on the trunk, wheels and hood are outstanding. Did you use a pattern or design it yourself and perhaps be willing to provide a pattern? I have a large collection of toy bugs (real ones too) and this “wood” be a great addition. Also a Baja and GHIA! Great work and wood choice!
#4 posted 05-30-2012 06:07 PM
hi everyone thanks for the comments woodpezzer i got the plans from www.gattoplans.com
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#5 posted 05-30-2012 06:10 PM
Bob, you have got it going on !! Super nice job as aways …....SEMPER -FI…..
-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al
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#6 posted 05-30-2012 06:25 PM
The use of differing coloured woods is quite nice. I really like these wooden toy. They always bring a smile to my face.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#7 posted 05-30-2012 08:07 PM
We used to drive them. Last one got run into year ago….....You did nice job…..looks as cool as real ones.
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#8 posted 05-30-2012 08:18 PM
Super nice job on that beetle. I had two of them!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#9 posted 05-30-2012 08:21 PM
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#10 posted 05-30-2012 10:05 PM
Great job, Im going to have to check out those plans.
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#11 posted 05-30-2012 10:08 PM
Nice job Bob I have that plan, but never got around to building it. maybe now. Any surpises in the plan.ChuckWisconsin-Wood-Chuck
-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com
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#12 posted 05-30-2012 10:09 PM
That is one sweet bug!
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#13 posted 05-30-2012 10:14 PM
thanks chuck the plan is pretty straight forward the only problem i had was getting the roof the right shape
#14 posted 05-30-2012 11:50 PM
Thanks for the plan info.. ordered! My husband restored a 48 Willy’s so I had to get two plans – a bug and a Jeep. The curves look problematic –for me—but I’ll give it a whirl. You did such a fantastic job on yours. Thanks again :)
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#15 posted 05-31-2012 01:22 AM
Very nice – I have always wanted to do one of these (any model of car) but never have I even tried.
-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.
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