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Project by dansnow posted 11-05-2013 10:30 PM 1641 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a big craft fair coming up the Saturday after Thanksgiving, so trying to keep the shop humming. The Tea-light holders are my take on a pattern I found on line, the lucets are a Steve Good design, while the Model T tank trucks are my take on a design from Norm Marshall in the Great Book of Wooden Toys. The tanks are chunks cut from an old rolling pin. It’s a mix of poplar, oak, black walnut and birch ply. The flat board is glued up from pine, black walnut and purple heart and will eventually be a basket, the dachshund body will have articulated legs and be a pull toy.

Thanks for looking.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts





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Diwayne

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#1 posted 11-06-2013 12:01 AM

Cool trucksC

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#2 posted 11-06-2013 12:07 AM

Great looking trucks and I’m sure the ladies will love the other items.

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

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#3 posted 11-06-2013 09:49 AM

Some great stuff there i like the tree tea lights what a great idea for christmas

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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#4 posted 11-06-2013 10:15 AM

A lot of great projects there. I especially like the tankers, they were probably still in use when I was little, lol.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 11-06-2013 02:08 PM

These all look nice and you sure are smart by getting started on Christmas projects.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 11-06-2013 07:03 PM

Never too early.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 11-06-2013 08:44 PM

Wonderful wood decors! It looks great. You just gave me an idea. Good job.

-- "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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#8 posted 11-07-2013 01:32 AM

Neat build, have fun

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 11-08-2013 04:29 PM

Beautiful Christmas ornaments! Like the design, well crafted. Great to be prepared for the holidays.

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#10 posted 12-19-2013 02:40 AM

G’Day Dan, i love those Norm Marshall Model T Fords….. excellent work sir….

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

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