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Project by toyguy posted 03-02-2014 03:04 PM 1517 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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#1 posted 03-02-2014 03:16 PM

Nice pick-up,beautifull toy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 03:47 PM

Looks Great !!!!!

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 04:16 PM

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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#4 posted 03-02-2014 04:33 PM

Very awesome. What are the dimensions?

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

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#5 posted 03-02-2014 04:39 PM

wow, that is really cool, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#6 posted 03-02-2014 05:03 PM

Very nice.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#7 posted 03-02-2014 05:28 PM

Looks just like my real truck. Great job.

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#8 posted 03-02-2014 05:55 PM

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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#9 posted 03-02-2014 06:35 PM

Looks like a Chevy. Nice job man

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 03-02-2014 07:13 PM

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

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

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#11 posted 03-02-2014 08:03 PM

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

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#12 posted 03-02-2014 10:05 PM

Yes, what are the dimensions or scale?

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#13 posted 03-02-2014 10:52 PM

Very nice work , love all the detail !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#14 posted 03-02-2014 11:25 PM

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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#15 posted 03-02-2014 11:56 PM

Looks awesome

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

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