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Project by hunter71 posted 06-05-2012 12:15 PM 1589 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yes, I know that the 50th anniversary is customarily GOLD, but I am a simple woodworker so they get a simple truck.
We have friends that are celebrating their 50th anniversary soon. They have been in the construction business all these years so I thought it proper to build them a truck for the occasion. Totally from my own design, a one of a kind for some hard working friends. Mostly cherry wood, store bought wheels.
I did put GOLD lettering on it though!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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FloridaArt

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#1 posted 06-05-2012 12:26 PM

Nice job. That’s some truck bed!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#2 posted 06-05-2012 12:35 PM

As usual Mr Hunter, another great looking work of art that I can’t take my eyes off of!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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john

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#3 posted 06-05-2012 12:38 PM

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#4 posted 06-05-2012 12:44 PM

Keep on truckin! Your projects are awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#5 posted 06-05-2012 12:56 PM

Nice job.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 06-05-2012 01:47 PM

Very nice, building from your own design is more rewarding than building some one else’s design, although I still love building Toys and Joys, haha. Great job on the truck!

-- Ryan

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#7 posted 06-05-2012 04:59 PM

hi hunter thats a smashing little truck

-- robert dignam

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#8 posted 06-05-2012 05:06 PM

Congrats on your 50th. Great looking truck.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 06-05-2012 05:08 PM

Great looking truck. It has a golden tone to the wood, so perfectly appropriate. It reminds me a little of the 1931 Model A Ford 4 door sedan we went to town in every Saturday night when I was about 5 years old.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 06-05-2012 05:14 PM

great build
and a very thoughtful gift

congrats to the couple

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 06-05-2012 05:21 PM

Hunter, that is one fine miniature. I’m more than sure that they were happy with that gift.

helluvawreck
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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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#12 posted 06-06-2012 12:40 AM

Great looking truck.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 06-06-2012 02:05 AM

Nice job, great attention to detail

-- Ray

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#14 posted 06-06-2012 06:59 AM

Nice Truck Doug, your friends are going to love their gift!!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#15 posted 06-06-2012 10:51 AM

The one thing I thought would draw attention was the background.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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