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This is a WWII era Military Jeep Model measuring approximately 6” wide by 12” long. The design is from Toys & Joys and includes a trailer (to be built later). The body is made from cherry and the tires and steering wheel are walnut. The seat cushions are paduk. Couple coats of laquer finishes it off. It was a challenging project (especially the tire tread) but a lot of fun, and a nice distraction.

Thanks for looking.
Rick

-- Rick -Tulsa





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 645 days ago

Dude, this rocks in so many ways!!!! ( sorry for the California slang )

Your details on this are amazing! Making projects with such small details is a challange to say the least. One of the best built models i have seen on here. Love all the wood combos and you can never go wrong using Padauk….

A+++++++++++++++++++++=

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

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sb194

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#2 posted 645 days ago

Very cool. I really like the shovel and axe strapped to the side.

Sean

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John's Woodshop

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#3 posted 645 days ago

Very Nice!

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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Planeman40

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#4 posted 645 days ago

Excellent Model!! Well detailed and good choice of woods for color.

Planeman

-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!

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Thepps

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#5 posted 645 days ago

Awesome job! How did you do the wheels? I’ve built some toys before as well, but I like your wheels better!

Excellent job

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 645 days ago

Wow that is very cool. Overall its looks so well built and there are so may little details. Wonderful!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Northwest29

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#7 posted 645 days ago

Rick, very well done! You have a nice combination of woods to give it added interest and you have really done a great job on the details. This one is on my bucket list for sure.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 645 days ago

Wow Rick this is so impressive great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Surfside

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#9 posted 645 days ago

That is a very enticing, breathtaking and heart-stopping craft! That’s the best ever.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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doordude

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#10 posted 645 days ago

that’s an awesome project!

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hoosier0311

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#11 posted 645 days ago

fantastic detail work!

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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Ralph

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#12 posted 645 days ago

Rick- OUTSTANDING detail.

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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RickL

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#13 posted 644 days ago

Now that is some great work and attention to detail. Good job.

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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#14 posted 644 days ago

That is a polished project. Rich in history.

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kdc68

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#15 posted 644 days ago

Wow…incredible detail….Thanks for sharing

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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