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Project by toyguy posted 145 days ago 999 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of years ago, I built a toy truck for use as a prize in a car show I am involved with. Then last year, and again this year I have been asked to build another. Never wanting to duplicate any of these, this year I choice the pick-me-up from Toys and Joys plans. Built of Poplar, Walnut Birch and some roasted Maple. Finish is rattle can Varathane. The truck is 18 ” long, bumper to bumper, 6 ” wide and 6 1/2 ” tall. So scale should be about 1” = 12” or 1/12 scale.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,





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majuvla

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#1 posted 145 days ago

Nice pick-up,beautifull toy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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clarkey

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#2 posted 145 days ago

Looks Great !!!!!

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 145 days ago

Great build. That’ll sure be a lucky prize winner.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 145 days ago

Very awesome. What are the dimensions?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 145 days ago

wow, that is really cool, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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wiswood2

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#6 posted 145 days ago

Very nice.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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davidmackv

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#7 posted 145 days ago

Looks just like my real truck. Great job.

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PaulDoug

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#8 posted 145 days ago

Very well done!

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

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hunter71

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#9 posted 145 days ago

Looks like a Chevy. Nice job man

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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peteg

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#10 posted 145 days ago

Very nice build Brian, I’d have a problem parting with this one, what a great prize :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Hawaiilad

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#11 posted 145 days ago

That’s much better looking than the truck I now drive…great work

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Knothead62

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#12 posted 144 days ago

Yes, what are the dimensions or scale?

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john

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#13 posted 144 days ago

Very nice work , love all the detail !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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toyguy

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#14 posted 144 days ago

To answer the question of scale: The truck is 18 ” long, bumper to bumper, 6 ” wide and 6 1/2 ” tall. So scale should be about 1” = 12” or 1/12 scale.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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thiswoodshop

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#15 posted 144 days ago

Looks awesome

-- Mo... For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind. ~ "Eleanor Everet" - www.thiswoodshop.com

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