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Model T Ford - Miss Lizzie - Norm Marshall Style

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Project by crowie posted 03-20-2013 11:19 AM 941 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Model T Ford – Miss Lizzie – Norm Marshall Style

A mate of mine saw one of the Model T Fords I’ve been making & commented that his grandson would love one of them.
I offered the plans which he declined, as his wife was very sick [an 18yr battle with cancer].
Unfortunately his wife passed away and at the funeral I asked if he’d like the plans again [I’m a bit thick at times].
My friend again declined and commented that he thought that I’d make him one.
And so I have made a Miss Lizzie for him to give to his grandson.
Now, in my rush to do the project, I’ve made a few mistakes, but the end result is okay.
My mate or his grandson won’t know, and the little boy will just have hours of fun play.
I’ve used a combination of soft and hard woods which I had on hand in the shed.
I’ve used a good quality pressure pack poly-urethane to coat it as it brings out the colours & grain in the timber plus it’s a good hard surface for little people to knock around.

Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 03-20-2013 12:47 PM

That is very cute! Well done. Your friend’s grandson will really enjoy it.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 03-20-2013 12:51 PM

That is very cute and well done. He will love it.

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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diggerdelaney

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#3 posted 03-21-2013 09:19 PM

Blimey Peter can’t seem to keep up with all the toys you have produced. Another great one

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#4 posted 03-22-2013 07:41 PM

Looks perfect in every angle. Another great looking toy. The little boy will love it!

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#5 posted 05-06-2013 09:47 PM

very nice little toy

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joe1045

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#6 posted 05-06-2013 09:48 PM

care to share the pattern?

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