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Project by John_G posted 246 days ago 571 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a project from the “Wood” magazine construction toys series. I ordered the sheels and gas tanks everything else i made. Maple and walnut for the truck and birds eye maple for the dumper. This was going to be a gift for a 1y/o so i added a bunch of dowels when putting things together to add some strength. Turned out great and i already have a request for another.

-- John Gray





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mmh

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#1 posted 246 days ago

This is some truck! Almost wish I were a 9 yr. old boy/tom boy on your Christmas list!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Gary

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#2 posted 245 days ago

I have that issue sitting open to the project’s page.
It’s coming up soon.
Great job.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Rick

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#3 posted 245 days ago

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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UncleStumpy

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#4 posted 244 days ago

John G. Great truck!!! I have to make one for a 3 year old nephew for Christmas and I was wondering how you made the wheels? Thanks!

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

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John_G

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#5 posted 244 days ago

the wheels and the gas tanks I purchased along with the threaded rod, and axels. You can get the full kit from here as well as the plans if you don’t have them: http://www.woodstore.net/codutr.html

-- John Gray

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Ronbrush

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#6 posted 244 days ago

Nice work, John! Looks like the truck could handle any job given to it by a youngster. The only problem with your project is that it reminds me that I’m supposed to make a similar item for my 1-year old grandson –– Not your fault!

-- Ron Tourangeau, Ottawa, ON – www.generationstudios.com

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 240 days ago

Cool toy! Like the build and design. I’m sure the little kid will get lots of fun with it.

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Diogo

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#8 posted 91 days ago

Hi John, nice job there.

As a small boy my first dream profession was that of becoming a trucker and this truck of yours reminded me of a similar one I had when I was little.

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