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Project by WoodScrap posted 04-13-2014 06:35 PM 21913 views 12 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Newest addition to the fleet. The design is by Toys & Joys and the model is approximately 19” overall length. Since Army Trucks are all one color I used Cherry for everything except the seats. I build these models usually at the same time I have other furniture projects going on. If I get frustrated with the furniture project I stop and work on my models for a while. Great stress reliever. Since I’m not sitting down and building them from start to finish it’s difficult to say how many hours I really have in it. I can tell you that they were ALL great hours spent though. Learned long ago it’s not a hobby if you are tracking hours.

Great model design! Lots of fun to build.

Thanks for looking.
Rick

-- Rick -Tulsa





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#1 posted 04-13-2014 06:49 PM

Very nicely done – the detail is very impressive. The mirrors, door handles and cover hook would drive me crazy, but one day I may jump into the deep end and give it a go. Thanks for the eye candy. Certainly a great addition to your fleet.

Are those treads on the tires? Wow -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 04-13-2014 07:06 PM

That is a beauty my friend !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 04-13-2014 07:29 PM

Nice work, your attention to detail is really impressive.

-- Doug

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#4 posted 04-13-2014 07:34 PM

What a great job all the detail is perfect. I love it. Thanks

-- Patrick's work shop

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#5 posted 04-13-2014 07:43 PM

I’ve been looking at that model in their catalog. You make me know I want it. 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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#6 posted 04-13-2014 07:46 PM

Hello Rick,

Again a very nice piece !! I Like the colors, Well done. My T en J loader is half finished. I work on it when there are no other things to.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#7 posted 04-13-2014 08:14 PM

EXCELLECT!

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#8 posted 04-13-2014 08:59 PM

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#9 posted 04-13-2014 09:03 PM

Perfect! Excellent work!

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#10 posted 04-13-2014 09:20 PM

A model to be really proud of!! The attention to detail is spot on.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#11 posted 04-13-2014 09:54 PM

So clean and nice choice of wood grains. Really jumps off the page, even in the thumbnail photos.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#12 posted 04-13-2014 10:06 PM

awesome truck!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#13 posted 04-13-2014 10:42 PM

Most excellent!
Having many-many miles of butt numbing experience in one of these I say you are spot on in this replication.
Make another, this time run the exhaust under the truck with it existing between the right side duals, that will make it a “troop carrier”, you’ll have a set then!

Great job brought back a lot of good memories!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#14 posted 04-13-2014 10:50 PM

wow, that is so detailed, wonderful job

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

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#15 posted 04-13-2014 11:29 PM

The truck looks great. I also like your idea of building toys in parallel with other projects and using it as a bit of a stress reliever for those time you cut the mortise on the wrong side of a piece etc…

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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