This is a pick up truck I made for my middle grandsons 5th birthday.

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Project by TCrossan posted 09-10-2013 07:06 AM 3104 views 13 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the most fun ever! The kids had a blast playing on it and I had just as much fun watching them!

-- Jn. 14:6

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#1 posted 09-10-2013 07:12 AM

I want one…for my Grand son of course!!

-- Regards Robert

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#2 posted 09-10-2013 07:23 AM

This is really cool. Great job and absolutely love the blue oval! Welcome to LJ’s

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#3 posted 09-10-2013 08:46 AM

Now that is cool!!!! He’s def bragging to everyone how cool his grandpa is…. Awesome.

Except the wrong emblem is on thre it should say GMC LOL well done…

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 09-10-2013 09:35 AM

What a great idea for the kids, and very nicely made too!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 09-10-2013 01:54 PM

man that is cool

-- greg indiana

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#6 posted 09-10-2013 03:34 PM

Nice work, Granddad. You really do know how to make them smile.

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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#7 posted 09-10-2013 03:56 PM

Great project! Great smiles!

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

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#8 posted 09-10-2013 06:05 PM

Absolutely Perfect. I love it! Nicely done! Did you have plans or did you design it yourself?

-- So much wood, so little time.

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#9 posted 09-10-2013 10:42 PM

Thank y’all for the kudos!!
I actually bought a set of plans for it from Winfield (I think). It was super simple once the “chassis” was built the rest was pretty intuitive. It you buy the plans don’t bother with the hardware kit. Not worth the money for 9 bolts, nuts and some washers.

-- Jn. 14:6

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#10 posted 09-10-2013 11:16 PM

What a beauty do you have plans?

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#11 posted 09-11-2013 12:06 AM

Lots of creative fun here. Nice job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 09-11-2013 01:00 AM

Ok, so here is the site for,the plans.

If y’all have worked with PT lumber you know it is WET-WET-WET! So, if you can let it dry a bit it makes all the measurements ans slip joints much easier to assemble. I, of course, didn’t have drying time since it was a last minute idea. Not a lot more difficult but the floor boards were tricky to “squeeze” into the allotted frame size.
Still a hoot to build!

Thanks again to all for the kind comments.

-- Jn. 14:6

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#13 posted 09-11-2013 02:25 AM

This is an awesome looking project. Good job! I bet the grandson loved it as well.

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#14 posted 09-11-2013 03:30 AM

That’s a cool idea. I’d be a happy kid if I were him. The logo emblem is a great touch, too.

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#15 posted 09-11-2013 03:48 AM

Wow! I want one. Beautiful job.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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