Kenworth Toy Truck

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Project by LatheGuy posted 474 days ago 961 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took some snaps of a few different trucks, side on, front etc. Then started building up a sketchup model. Then took this, found a heap of scrap timber I have lying around, and started building. This is the result. :)

Each piece has been individually cut from bigger timber, the wheels and fuel tank are lathed, and the trailer sides are made from 3 ply.

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#1 posted 474 days ago

Very nice work!! Im a truck driver and Kenworth is my fav! Great job your very talented!

-- Marty from MinneSNOWta

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#2 posted 474 days ago

Done a great job.

-- Todd

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#3 posted 474 days ago

Another nice build

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 472 days ago

G’Day LatheGuy,
You built your prime mover and trailer for sketches you did from photos you took…..WOW…that’s on special gift and the talent to make it look so good, well done indeed.
Keep up the good work and more photos please!!

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

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#5 posted 472 days ago

Cheers guys. Yeah mate, take/get photos, then sketch them into a scale, and break it down into parts. build each part and put it together. :)

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#6 posted 471 days ago

Fantastic and creative use of scraps! Every detail of the awesome truck is well crafted and executed, shows great craftsmanship.

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