Fire Engine

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 572 days ago 1012 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this fire engine from plans in the “Making Heirloom Toys” book. I have changed a few things. I added two extra firemen and gave them hats, made an axe and also a few other bits. The main chassis and the main light wood for the superstructure is Tulip wood all the other wood came from my scrap bin.

I have tried to keep it as simple as possible but with enough detail to look like an engine, after all it is a toy and not a scale model. The only thing that was brought was the dowel material for the ladder rungs, Everything else is made from the scrap bin

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 572 days ago

This turned out great.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 572 days ago

Really nice job, lots of nice extradetail

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#3 posted 572 days ago

That’s a really nice toy. Congratulations.

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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#4 posted 572 days ago

Don’t let the kids get near it, they will wreck it LOL.
All joking aside, it’s too nice to play with!

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#5 posted 572 days ago

Good Job!

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#6 posted 572 days ago

Very cool.


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#7 posted 572 days ago

Amazing work!!!!

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