Norm Marshall Style Truck with a Crowie Difference..

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Norm Marshall Style Truck with a Crowie Difference..
I saw a photo of a Norm Marshall Truck that was very unique so I thought I’d have a go to do similar in my own style.
More like a Aussie 12ton TableTop with gates.
I’ve used the basics of the Norm Marshall Tractor Truck pattern.
I laminated some offcuts of Cypress Pine flooring for the cabin.
The engine block is laminated Merbau.
The tray is Tassie Oak.
The mudguards & tray sideboard are Australia Cedar.
I had to add the “BullBar” or “RooBar” after a comment I read recently on a forum.
I’ve basically used the half size the pattern which my friend Bret added on his Scania build [thanks Bret].

I’ve using store bought wheels, headlights, taillights & steering wheel.
The whole project is a bit of “MAKE IT UP AS I GO”.....Quite an enjoyable project.
The truck is 21.5” long x 5.5” wide x 6.25” high…...
Anyways, here’s what I built.
[It had a few repairs since its completion as the grandson love playing with it]
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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#1 posted 534 days ago

Wow that is a very nice truck and I think it is ready for some “real logging” work. I am sure your grandson has that in mind.

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short!!

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#2 posted 534 days ago

Good one Crowie, looks like a lot of fun..:o)#

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, ,

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#3 posted 534 days ago

very sharp

-- greg indiana

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#5 posted 534 days ago

Great truck Peter. At least it is well played with and to see the pleasure they get from it makes it all worth while. Will have to look at that book

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#6 posted 533 days ago

That is such a very challenging work! Gorgeous piece of work! Incredibly crafted project.

-- "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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-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#8 posted 531 days ago

Very cool toy truck! Every detail is well made. Grandson is very lucky.

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#9 posted 519 days ago

I love this truck almost as much as the wrecker!



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#10 posted 475 days ago

nice looking built

love the grill guard also

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#11 posted 352 days ago

Wow, That’s a nice truck, I know i would have loved to have one of those as a kid.
thanks for sharing it looks great.

-- Anthony--

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