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Project by crmitchell posted 09-06-2013 08:25 PM 865 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this truck for my grandson with the intent that it become a family heirloom. I used Rockler’s free plan download. They offer a door from a post office box that allows it to become a piggy bank.

The body is cherry and accents are walnut. The wheels came from Rockler.





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 09-06-2013 09:29 PM

Looks like a family heirloom to me. Very nicely done and I’m sure your grandson will love and treasure your work.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Surfside

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#2 posted 09-06-2013 09:37 PM

It’s flawless workmanship. You did it nicely.

-- "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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jlb

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#3 posted 09-06-2013 09:43 PM

Excellent workmanship! Beautiful finish.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#4 posted 09-06-2013 11:57 PM

Great Job! Thanks for the info, I just went and downloaded the plans.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#5 posted 09-07-2013 12:05 AM

Fine job, now you are hooked.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 09-07-2013 08:33 AM

Did you make the wheels with the spokes?
If not, where did you buy them? I need some just like these.
If you DID make these, super, super job.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#7 posted 09-07-2013 03:47 PM

Beautifully detailed. Very nice!

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#8 posted 09-07-2013 06:52 PM

Neighbor had this old Model T in his garage and I tried to do a model based on that car. Only problem I encountered was trying to find some material to use as tires! The electrical cord kept coming off.

-- Doug

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#9 posted 09-07-2013 11:02 PM

Great looking vehicles

-- Norman

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#10 posted 09-10-2013 04:17 PM

Great looking truck! Like the wood colors and every great detail of it. I’m sure your grandson will love it.

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#11 posted 09-21-2013 09:33 AM

You have certainly done a fine job of the T Ford Van….well done.

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

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