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Project by hunter71 posted 07-20-2012 03:13 PM 2947 views 7 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With summer here it has taken me since February to complete this truck. It is a T&J plus my own ideas. The woods are a bit different to use together. Red Cedar and White Oak make up most of the build. Ash, Poplar & Walnut round out the accent pieces. I laminated woods to make the designs in the hood. That was a bit tricky to get it to line up just right. The interior is detailed down to the switches on the dash, cup holder and jump seat there is even a CB radio hanging from the roof. All the things that are suppose to move work as they should. Thanks for looking at my growing construction site. Doug

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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studeag

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#1 posted 07-20-2012 03:51 PM

Very nice, good attention to details, I like it!

-- http://www.woodcollectortoys.com

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wiswood2

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#2 posted 07-20-2012 03:58 PM

Very nice job hunter.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Dez

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#3 posted 07-20-2012 04:02 PM

Beautifully done as always!
It brings back memories, one of my older brothers used to make us trucks and cats etc out of wood to supplement our meager collection. Not nearly as nice as yours but we sure had a lot of fun with them!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Roger

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#4 posted 07-20-2012 04:12 PM

Super detailed, super kool

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

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chrisstef

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#5 posted 07-20-2012 04:15 PM

Man if i could curse on here …. id say just how awesome i think this is. I know tons of construction company owners who would love a mixer like that on their desk. Kepp up the great work.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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majuvla

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#6 posted 07-20-2012 04:19 PM

Awsome details,amaizing wood colours,every kid’s dream!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MonteCristo

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#7 posted 07-20-2012 04:37 PM

Outstanding ! Many of these models I see are OK but yours are definitely top drawer. You must be a man of considerable patience (and skill of course) !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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GrandpaLen

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#8 posted 07-20-2012 04:38 PM

Looks like you could jump up into the cab and deliver the next load. :-)

Nicely done in contrasting wood for details. – Grandpa Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 07-20-2012 04:42 PM

What a great job and I just love all the details and colors great work!

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

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woodworm

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#10 posted 07-20-2012 05:02 PM

Fantastic work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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bobman58

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#11 posted 07-20-2012 06:09 PM

great looking truck nice wood contrast

-- robert dignam

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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 07-20-2012 06:17 PM

Well done I love the wood contrasts very nice.Alistair where did you get the design/plans ? sorry I had another look absolutely superb LOL

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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SamuelP

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#13 posted 07-20-2012 06:28 PM

Have you ever done a trash truck?

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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Woodwrecker

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#14 posted 07-20-2012 06:34 PM

Boy O Boy, you sure have that thing detailed out !
That is some mighty fine work !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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Jeff in Huntersville

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#15 posted 07-20-2012 06:35 PM

Beautiful job. I like the contrasting colors on the engine. Great detail, even in the cab.

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