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Project by 49bill posted 11-28-2013 07:36 PM 2656 views 13 times favorited 43 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this rocking motorcycle for my great grandson Titus for Christmas. It’s made from plywood, red oak, hickory, and mahogany. I built this from a picture and a lot of imagination it took about 4 months to finish and I had a blast building it. I hope he will pass it on to one of his kids if it last ha! ha! Hope all my lumberjocks friends will enjoy the pictures thanks for looking.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-28-2013 07:49 PM

Wow Bill that is totally cool ,fantastic build ,what a wonderful grand pa you are.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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reedwood

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#2 posted 11-28-2013 07:58 PM

What a great Christmas present!

You’ll have to buy him/her a little leather Harley vest too.

I can see all the work involved in making this, ..... definitely no weekend project.

-- Mark - I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude.

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#3 posted 11-28-2013 08:19 PM

Great piece Bill

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#4 posted 11-28-2013 08:20 PM

Incredibly realistic bike. I would alomust like to ride it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 11-28-2013 08:57 PM

Great work! I enjoy

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 11-28-2013 09:10 PM

A true masterpiece in wood working, it looks tough enough to last more than just one generation!

The frame and wheels look to be laminated ply wood, it would be a nice project to assist on if only for the learning experience.

-- Regards Robert

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#7 posted 11-28-2013 09:12 PM

grand pa with big heart…beautiful job

-- bambi

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#8 posted 11-28-2013 09:23 PM

That’s awesome Bill!

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#9 posted 11-28-2013 09:29 PM

Awesome! Absolutely love it. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#10 posted 11-28-2013 11:19 PM

AWESOME!!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#11 posted 11-28-2013 11:52 PM

Fine looking rocker.

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Woodbridge

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#12 posted 11-28-2013 11:54 PM

Wow, that is a pretty cool looking chopper/rocker.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 11-28-2013 11:58 PM

great job, I’ve seen pics of those before but none that intense, here’s a v-twin I made years ago that sits in my shop, it works maybe I’ll make a bike someday, good job again http://www.youtube.com/user/retiredray1/videos

-- Ray Mims, Fl

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#14 posted 11-29-2013 12:08 AM

Man for sure you have a lucky grandson, and it is without saying it is a super piece of work, needless you say “You have done yourself Proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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Eric M. Saperstein

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#15 posted 11-29-2013 12:57 AM

Sweet – I like that!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com

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