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CURIOUSITY, THE 4 FOOT DRIVE

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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 10-02-2012 10:19 AM 5587 views 10 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Once upon a time, many milions years ago, a man named Fred Flintstone was the first man from planet The Earth rambled on its surface by his newly self-invented Four Foot Drive ( 4FD ) vehicle, baptized as CURIOUSITY 2MBC.
Today, I’ve just finished building a replica of that prehistory 4FD vehicle. Yabba dabba dooooo.
photo # 5 is for the man of that moment.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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#1 posted 10-02-2012 10:27 AM

i never knew it was a right hand drive
did they just turn the film inside out
for the brits and aussies

great work sam

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 10:43 AM

Looks like it was a fun project Sam, nice work.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#3 posted 10-02-2012 10:43 AM

That’s just cool!

-- - Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#4 posted 10-02-2012 10:46 AM

Nice Job Sam but have to say all your work is great. Wish I had the time to put toward my woodworking so maybe in time I could do what I would consider great work as yours and a lot of other guys here on LJ.
The more I look at the quality of work that takes place here I realize this site has to product some of the finest and greatest pieces of work anywhere.
No market can came come close to the work that takes place here.
My hats off to all of you pro’s and soon to be pro’s

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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#5 posted 10-02-2012 11:04 AM

Yabba Dabba Dooooooo!!!!!!!!

-- Isaac- Decatur, GA - "Your woodworking....NOT machining parts for NASA!!!"

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#6 posted 10-02-2012 11:08 AM

This really takes us back….....Thanks Sam!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 10-02-2012 12:02 PM

Yaba daba doo! Nice one, Sam.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#8 posted 10-02-2012 12:17 PM

Very nice

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#9 posted 10-02-2012 01:23 PM

This cracked me up. May have to make one for my grandson. What are the dimensions?

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#10 posted 10-02-2012 01:25 PM

That is really cool Sam !!! Visions of my childhood. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#11 posted 10-02-2012 01:26 PM

What a fun idea! And better gas mileage than a hybrid ;)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 10-02-2012 01:42 PM

That’s awesome. Brings back great memories.
Cheers,
Richard

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#13 posted 10-02-2012 02:06 PM

Love it

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

What a great project – this really brings back memories for this Flintstones fan. Looks like it came right off the assemply line in Bedrock.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#15 posted 10-02-2012 02:47 PM

Yaba Daba DOO!

COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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