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Project by bobman58 posted 01-07-2013 06:38 PM 936 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

heres the toys and joys frieght truck i got the pattern for this truck a few years ago started it but never finished it until recently the woods i used were oak walnut sapele and some unknown wood for the back the wheels are stock wheels with walnut inserts the fuel tanks and the air filters i turned on the lathe i finished it with a spray satin varnish the pattern also shows a tralier which i will make later thanks for looking

-- robert dignam





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BigJerryWayne

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#1 posted 01-07-2013 07:34 PM

That looks great. I have a friend that has built several pieces of construction equipment from Joys and Toys. He is currently working on a steam engine. I hope to one day get to where I can build things like you guys are building.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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#2 posted 01-07-2013 08:24 PM

Very cool

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

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#3 posted 01-07-2013 09:22 PM

You did a beautiful job on that truck. The wood choices are very nice.

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#4 posted 01-07-2013 10:18 PM

That’s too coool!

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-- "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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#5 posted 01-07-2013 10:59 PM

Great job ( Bob ),looks great. I have made a few of them, It will look real nice with the trailer.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Roger

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#6 posted 01-08-2013 01:15 AM

A classic flatbed. Very nice.

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

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#7 posted 01-08-2013 06:12 AM

Awsome wood combination and ofcourse outstanding truck.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 01-08-2013 11:57 AM

Great job Bob, Your hooked now.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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UncleStumpy

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#9 posted 01-08-2013 07:45 PM

I made a bi-plane for my nephew for xmas, but after seeing this beautiful truck you created, I think it’s time for another toy for him…. a truck of course. Beautiful toy!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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