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Project by bushmaster posted 01-31-2014 02:15 AM 945 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed the model of a 1935 mercedes-benz 500k roadster today, subsitute teaching got in the way for most of the last week. Was not completely happy with some of the proportions but doesn’t look too bad I think. Making and mounting the headlights from what I learned on my last model went OK, The challenge on this model was turning and mounting the horns as they where quite small. I really liked the lines of the pictures of this car, sweeping fenders and front axle ahead the radiator. That made some interesting challenge making the fenders blend in. My bumper ended up to low but that can be rebuilt. Thanks for looking and I appreciate the comments. I think my wife thinks I have spent enough time on models, its been fun but I do need to get on to other things.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 01-31-2014 02:38 AM

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 01-31-2014 02:51 AM

Another toymaker making me look like a hack!

Great JOB!

My avatar is actually a toy-box. Yes the winch works!

-- just rjR

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 01-31-2014 07:44 AM

Nice car Brian! Is your wife a model? ;)

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

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#4 posted 01-31-2014 10:54 AM

Beautiful work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 01-31-2014 11:41 AM

Nice job man!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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steve_in_ohio

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#6 posted 01-31-2014 01:50 PM

That is beautiful, you did a wonderful job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#7 posted 01-31-2014 03:46 PM

Very nice!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#8 posted 02-01-2014 12:33 AM

very nice..I like it

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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becikeja

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#9 posted 02-01-2014 11:32 AM

that’s sharp

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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HillbillyShooter

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#10 posted 02-02-2014 11:05 PM

Very attractive piece.

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

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#11 posted 02-02-2014 11:36 PM

I like that Mercedes .
My Dad drove a Mercedes 170 D ,may have to try to make a model of that one day in memory of that great old car that would look nice on the shelf .

-- Kiefer 松

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#12 posted 02-02-2014 11:55 PM

Very nice. I like the flowing of the body lines and the blending of the wood grain. John

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