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Project by bushmaster posted 01-23-2014 02:23 AM 1165 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This the 4th generation of the toys I have been developing. Trying now to pay alittle closer attention to details. The lines are from a 1935 international pickup as lumberjock asked to see one of this vintage. By tapering the door section I could have the line under the door show and the box would be inset in to have the top of the box slant out. I improved the shaping of the front fender section to meet the body more realistically. That solved some problems I had with the model A ford. I am happy that I figured out how to make and mount headlights. even tried tailights. The wheels this time I tried stain rather than paint before I machined the center. I am quite happy with the result and hope those that liked the all natural look verses those that liked the paint, like the compromise. The wheels are sprayed with a satin finish so the black is not glossy.Is this the way to Go??? Comments are appreciated. Stay tuned, I think for a 1935 mercedes-benz 500k roadster.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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489tad

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#1 posted 01-23-2014 02:28 AM

That’s not a toy sir. I went back to look at the others and you do some fantastic work.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 01-23-2014 02:33 AM

Marvelous!

I would be very proud; if mine looked 1/2 that good.

That is a mantle proud rendition!

-- just rjR

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 01-23-2014 02:34 AM

That is fantastic. What are the dimensions? Really well done, a LOT of detail.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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polecat

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#4 posted 01-23-2014 02:54 AM

I also think that is fantastic, great job. love the wheel’s

-- polecat, south alabama

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Aaron McCain

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#5 posted 01-23-2014 03:06 AM

Nice job. That looks really slick

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Mattfinisher

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#6 posted 01-23-2014 04:19 AM

Awesome work man!

-- “Anyone who doesn’t think money is grown on trees hasn’t bought any lumber lately.” www.facebook.com/johnsonandsons72

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davidmackv

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#7 posted 01-23-2014 10:43 AM

Very nice job.

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Dutchy

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#8 posted 01-23-2014 11:35 AM

What a beauty.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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Klusy

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#9 posted 01-23-2014 11:44 AM

Krása,vystavit na polici nebo do vitríny,na hračku škoda, po pár minutách by bylo všechno ulámaný leda že by jsme si stím hráli my.

-- Antonín,Rožná.Česká republika

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recycle1943

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#10 posted 01-23-2014 12:14 PM

That is absolutely beautiful !! Now please tell me you have a small block chevy under the hood.

-- Dick, Ohio

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Richard Miller

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#11 posted 01-23-2014 12:59 PM

what a beauty. I am with recycle1943 on that small block chevy.!!!

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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HuckD

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#12 posted 01-23-2014 02:03 PM

Great work!

-- Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.

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#13 posted 01-23-2014 06:02 PM

Awsome truck,nice finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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meaded

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#14 posted 01-23-2014 10:08 PM

Looks good nice work

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#15 posted 01-24-2014 03:35 AM

Very nicely done—looks great.

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

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