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Fire truck made from oak, maple, walnut and brass. The wheels and lights were store bought
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#1 posted 08-28-2013 04:40 PM
Great looking and very nicely done.
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#2 posted 08-28-2013 05:26 PM
Great looking truck. Was this your own design or from plans
-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/
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#3 posted 08-28-2013 07:17 PM
I’d say you have created a masterpiece! The wood choice is excellent and attention to details is impressive! It could goalong forever!
-- "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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#4 posted 08-29-2013 01:53 AM
Cool looking truck AceDuck. Some nice details on it. All you need is shooting water and it’s fully functional.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
#5 posted 08-29-2013 04:25 PM
Thanks! The hose is the cord from an old curtain rod.
#6 posted 08-29-2013 04:27 PM
Thanks for all of the positive comments.
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#7 posted 08-30-2013 07:19 PM
Looks very nice, bravo.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#8 posted 09-03-2013 01:58 PM
Beautiful fire truck! Like the design and the wood colors, very well executed. Great work!
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#9 posted 09-03-2013 03:43 PM
This is a beautiful firetruck and nicely done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#10 posted 09-21-2013 09:42 AM
I think you’ve “aced it” with this fire truck, well done.Were did you get the plans, please??How big is it and what timbers have you used please??Thank you!!
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
#11 posted 09-22-2013 02:41 AM
I confess I did have plans when I built the fire truck but I don’t remember where I got them. The most likely places are Wood, American Woodworker or Woodsmith magazines but I can’t say for sure. I built it awhile ago. The length is approximately 14” and the width at the widest point (the most lateral edges of the fenders) is 4 3/4”. I know that I did not make the wheels they were bought online, I don’t remember the vendor but they should not be hard to find. I sorry I was not able to tell you more and thank you for the compliment!
#12 posted 09-22-2013 06:04 AM
G’Day and thank you…..
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#13 posted 12-01-2015 01:26 PM
Nice looking toy, haven’t seen any fire trucks on the site before. I like making toys, grand kids, it gives me another idea.
-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia
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