Project Showcase Entry--Baltimore 2013

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Project by TheWoodworkingShows posted 01-21-2013 11:10 AM 3292 views 8 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the winning entry in the Baltimore Woodworking Show’s Project showcase and YES, it is made of wood, not metal. It took a year and a half to complete and contains over 1500 separate pieces. Amazing.


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#1 posted 01-21-2013 11:34 AM

Its beyond amazing. The detail is a work of art, the controls in the cab of the Cat. are wonderful.


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#2 posted 01-21-2013 12:53 PM

This is made of wood? Unbelievable! Great work !

-- Kogut Domowy,

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#3 posted 01-21-2013 01:09 PM

WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome job !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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#4 posted 01-21-2013 01:41 PM

Amazing, simply amazing! Great detail, great craftsmanship. A work of art. Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 01-21-2013 02:32 PM

Wow !!!!! thats very good !!!!


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#6 posted 01-21-2013 02:41 PM

That is one of the nicest miniatures that I have ever seen. I can see how it won.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 01-21-2013 03:09 PM

As an ole heavy equipment mechanic I can appreciate the detail and craftsmanship. I have werked on this very piece of equip before.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#8 posted 01-21-2013 03:59 PM

Fantastic work ,wonderful build.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#9 posted 01-21-2013 04:19 PM

Congrats on a job Very well done. You definitely put your heart and soul into this project.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#10 posted 01-21-2013 06:11 PM

Awesome work

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

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#11 posted 01-21-2013 07:55 PM

This is OUTSTANDING. The level of detail in this model is some of the best I have ever seen!

-- Ryan

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#12 posted 01-21-2013 08:14 PM

Incredible! What an inspiring piece of craftsmanship! Terrific display of true talent!

-- Jarred K.

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#13 posted 01-21-2013 08:38 PM

Really very nice indeed well done winner. Alistair

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

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#14 posted 01-21-2013 08:45 PM

Great model, excellent work.

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#15 posted 01-21-2013 10:05 PM

Impressive creations! Gorgeous build, every detail looks amazingly realistic. Hard to believe it’s wood.


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