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Project by diggerdelaney posted 11-11-2013 11:04 AM 1186 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this Rocking Car for a little girl made mainly from plywood and the smaller pieces from the scrap box. I had great fun making this one as there are no plans just made it up as I went along

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 11-11-2013 02:07 PM

Looks like a lot of work went into this project. If Elvis were around, he would want it. Nice job.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 11-11-2013 02:09 PM

Now, that is just plain out of site. You did a fine job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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#3 posted 11-11-2013 03:39 PM

Cool project. Nicely done.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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BubingaBill

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#4 posted 11-11-2013 03:40 PM

That’s insane!!! How long did it take you to build??

-- Measure twice and try not to cut your thumbs off!

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bigogre

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#5 posted 11-11-2013 04:19 PM

Great job! How did you get it so shiny?

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#6 posted 11-11-2013 04:19 PM

Super cool for some little girl! Great job!

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

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crowie

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#7 posted 11-11-2013 08:19 PM

G’Day Derek,
That’s on top rocker which you’ve built.
Brilliant paint work and detailing.
Was the build modeled on any one particular car model??
First class project, sir.

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

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Surfside

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#8 posted 11-11-2013 09:45 PM

That is so cool! Masterful build! Gorgeous work! Perfectly done.

-- "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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tefinn

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#9 posted 11-12-2013 01:58 AM

That is fantastic! It’s going to make a little girl very happy. Also her daughters and granddaughters. A true family heirloom.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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diggerdelaney

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#10 posted 11-12-2013 07:05 PM

Thank you all

bigogre no special treatment to get the shine just straight from the tin.

Peter it is very loosely based on a MG car

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 11-14-2013 03:31 PM

Awesome rocker! Like the cool design and the finish looks amazingly smooth and shiny. Very lucky little girl to have it.

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GannonIndiana

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#12 posted 07-13-2014 10:42 AM

I’m surprised no one has said it yet so I will….
“My Pink Cadillac”
beautiful job—I may have to steal the concept for my nieces & nephews

-- Gannon ~~ If something CAN go wrong, plan on it happening....

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