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Project by hunter71 posted 157 days ago 1549 views 7 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had a BOX trailer on my “TO DO” list for some time. I was waiting for just the right woods for the sides. When I picked up this piece of spalted poplar it seemed the time was right. The sides are split from the same board but you would never know it as the spalted pattern looks so much different from side to side. The top is Red Cedar, trim is Walnut. Wooden hinges hold the doors on and swing as they should. Wheels are modified store bought. The truck is from my logging truck post #94107. I will make another new truck someday, but for now this is just the refrigerated trailer.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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freddy1962

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#1 posted 157 days ago

Now that’s just awesome!

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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majuvla

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#2 posted 157 days ago

Incredible details!Awsome truck!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 157 days ago

How can anyone not like this! All that beautiful detail! Very nice work Doug!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 157 days ago

GREAT. Well done!

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

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 157 days ago

Wow that is an awesome truck and trailer, so much detail in the making of it. Amazing craftsmanship…:)

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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toyguy

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#6 posted 157 days ago

good looking refer.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 157 days ago

Very nice

-- 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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dansnow

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#8 posted 157 days ago

Fantastic Work!! Looks really nice.

You given me incentive to start working on my Kenworth again.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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beefererer

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#9 posted 157 days ago

Nothing but AMAZING!

-- "Don't you hate it when people don't finish what they"

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JoeinGa

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#10 posted 157 days ago

You guys that make these “toys” just impress the hell outta me. When (or IF) I ever do retire, I’m gonna make some of them. My favorites list grows longer and longer!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Dee1

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#11 posted 157 days ago

Very Very Nice very impressive thank you for posting it, always jump right to the project section when one of yours comes up Thank you.

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bobman58

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#12 posted 157 days ago

Very nice hunter great detail

-- robert dignam

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PaulDoug

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#13 posted 157 days ago

That is outstanding work.

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

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wiswood2

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#14 posted 157 days ago

very nice Hunter You make your hinges the same way as mine, but you have a better locking system on the doors, I will have to do that with mine the next time I got to build one. If you don’t mind. That is some very nice wood on the sides, kind of hard to find.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Woodbridge

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#15 posted 156 days ago

super looking truck and trailer. The spalted wood for the sides is real nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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