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Project by Ozworkshop posted 02-17-2013 11:39 PM 1960 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was done with my 36 year old son, because he wanted to learn woodwork. It was a lot of fun and now he is making trailers for it. To turn it into an Aussie road train. A B double. Iw will be working on my next project. See next post…:o)#

Update: it helps having a neighbour who is a sign writer to help with decals. Trailers now in progress…

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop





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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#1 posted 02-17-2013 11:53 PM

Amazing…! The detail is great…especially on the tires and rims. I look forward to seeing the trialers her is making.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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crowie

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#2 posted 02-18-2013 12:20 AM

G’Day Rob, What a beauty..
Would have loved to see a WIP photos of this build.
Great find & detail!
What timbers have you used please?
And who’s plan did you use please?
Cheers, crowie

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

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#3 posted 02-18-2013 01:00 AM

Wow, that’s neat. Nice wood colors.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 02-18-2013 01:18 AM

Incredible workmanship

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

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Ozworkshop

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#5 posted 02-18-2013 01:45 AM

Thanks for the kind comments. The wood is Australian. Red is Jarrah and light is Victorian Ash. Plans from toys and joys. www.toysandjoys.com
There is a video of the painting of the wheels at. Www.youtube.com/ozworkshop

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 02-18-2013 03:04 AM

This deserves a WOW! Nice work!

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

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#7 posted 02-18-2013 08:55 AM

Very nice truck great wood choice

-- robert dignam

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#8 posted 02-18-2013 02:51 PM

Terrific Rob. The wheels and tires sure look real too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 02-19-2013 01:46 AM

Great looking truck Rob .

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Ozworkshop

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#10 posted 02-19-2013 03:23 AM

Thanks again Guys for all you comments. Much appreciated.

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop

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#11 posted 02-19-2013 05:33 PM

Awesome truck! Love every amazing detail on it. Looks almost real with those tires and great finish.

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#12 posted 02-19-2013 06:32 PM

Beautiful wood , beautiful truck. Yuor son is a lucky guy having such woodworking teacher.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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bj383ss

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#13 posted 03-08-2013 08:59 PM

This is a fantastic truck. The correct use of wood to form all the contrast is awesome. Can’t wait to see the trailer. And what will be on the trailer?

Bret

-- http://public.fotki.com/bj383ss/

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Ozworkshop

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#14 posted 03-08-2013 10:23 PM

Thanks again guys for the comments, much appreciated..

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop

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#15 posted 05-01-2013 01:53 AM

Very cool!!! Im a truck driver and woodworker and Kenworth is my favorite. Very nice work and uwe of different kibds of wood. Super job!!

-- Marty from MinneSNOWta

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