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Project by prez posted 430 days ago 1639 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw other LJ’s who had built this model and felt that I needed to see if I had the talent to do it too. Didn’t turn out too bad. The plans are very easy to follow and to scale, so making the parts was made easier. I certainly got to use all of my shop tools on this one! The woods used are birdseye maple, purpleheart, walnut, pine, mahogany.

Totally enjoyed the project! I’m thinking this will be a ‘keeper’...

prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 430 days ago

A beautiful miniature. Nice work and congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Richard Miller

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#2 posted 430 days ago

VERY NICE Making toys is a lot of work but very enjoyable.

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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Rockbuster

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#3 posted 430 days ago

WOW!! Great job on that truck, I have made some in the past, but not as nice as this one, A keeper indeed Where does one get plans for this model.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 430 days ago

What a suppper nice truck! Nice work! It’s so coo!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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mlindegarde

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#5 posted 430 days ago

That is one great looking truck. I’ll have to add this to my to-do list. As Rockbuster said, “Where does one get plans for this model?”

EDIT
I found the plan in Meisel’s catalog for those of us that were wondering. I don’t know if I can post a direct link to it or not. Just search the Internet for Meisel and 1929 Ford Stake Bed Truck. You shouldn’t have too much difficulty finding the plans from there.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 430 days ago

Cool truck Prez,a super looking truck.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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wiswood2

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#7 posted 430 days ago

Go to toys&joys web site It is their plan and it will be cheaper.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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prez

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#8 posted 430 days ago

as per wisewood2…..toys&joys is where i got my plans from…

am now working on more ‘robust’ toys so my grandson can play with them in the sandbox! Again, plans from T&J.

prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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InsideBevel

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#9 posted 430 days ago

Looks very good :-) I’m tempted to build one…..
Btw, Lee Valley has the plans too.

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Northwest29

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#10 posted 430 days ago

Yep, that’ definately a keeper. It’s on my to-do-list, which is way to long.

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

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Dutchy

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#11 posted 430 days ago

You started in 1929 and now he is finished? :) Very nice and good work!! I like it.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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meaded

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#12 posted 430 days ago

Good job looks fine

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WoodScrap

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#13 posted 429 days ago

Beautiful truck Prez. It s a very fun project! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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SawdustSeamhead

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#14 posted 429 days ago

Excellent truck Prez! I’m such a sucker for these – can’t help but smile when I see these! Looks like you did a great job!

-- Jarred K.

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Monte Pittman

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#15 posted 429 days ago

Excellent work. Great looking.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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