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Kaden's dump truck

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Project by Alexander posted 12-23-2012 03:20 AM 1112 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is for my Grandson Kaden, who is 2 1/2 years old. It is made from scrap lumber I had around the shop, walnut, dark oak, light oak, floor covering, purple heart and pine.

It took me about 3 weeks of evening and a couple of week-ends. Time was spent between glue up by turning some bowls.

Plans came out of Wood. mag.

-- John at Sugarloft Mountain........Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.





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#1 posted 12-23-2012 03:45 AM

Very nice dump truck.

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 04:08 AM

Looks like a great truck. Did you turn the wheels?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 05:44 AM

No Bob, with not much time to build the truck I got the kit as directed in Wood. Next time I will give a try at making my own . I think it would be easy to do.

Merry Christmas

-- John at Sugarloft Mountain........Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 02:55 PM

Well done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 02-02-2013 11:54 PM

G’Day Alexander, The truck looks great ready for play, good & strong.
Top marks for the mix of timbers & finish.
Cheers, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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