1932 Ford dump truck

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Project by sweetsawdust posted 451 days ago 888 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a caricature of a metal toy truck, sold in 1933. I only made 8 of these and ended the production, 6 have been sold at a state run art gallery which commissioned the items. One was on display at a local craft gallery (display only not for sale) and was sold for one forth of its listed price by mistake, some one got a deal there, and one is in a private collection. The wood is recycled pine 2×4 out of a home remodel.

-- sweet sawdust

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#1 posted 451 days ago

Very nice looking truck…lot of work into that one

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 451 days ago

Very nice, I like the way of leaving out all the unnecessary details that would be vulnerable while it’s played with. Great (and strong) looking truck.

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#3 posted 451 days ago

It’s a nice toy and the kids will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 451 days ago

Great job

-- Todd

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#5 posted 451 days ago

Very cool truck.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 451 days ago

Nice truck. I have never had any luck selling mine. Glad you do.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 450 days ago

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#9 posted 447 days ago

Awesome truck! Great design and looks really sturdy. Love every detail, very well executed. It’s worth collecting. Excellent work!

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#10 posted 438 days ago

My goodness me, I take my hat off to you sir, to make a toy/model look so good just working off another model is just so up there, well done, indeed…..more photos please if they are available, thank you..

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

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#11 posted 432 days ago

I found some more pics of the truck including one of it with the bulldozer that is sold with it. Hope this helps those who wanted more pics. For anyone interested the price of these at the art center is about $60 if I remember right. I will be making a new version that is not a limited edition for about $40 for the set.

-- sweet sawdust

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#12 posted 431 days ago

Thanks heaps for the extra photos “sweet sawdust”, much appreciated…...

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

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