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Blog entry by sIKE posted 1058 days ago 3391 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Making Fenders ¡Ay, Caramba! Part 5 of Construction Grade Toys series Part 6: Dump Truck is done....... »

Now that I am out past the fenders things have progressed along very nicely, this past weekend I was able to get almost all the work done to complete the project sans finishing.

I am using birds eye maple for the box of the dump truck here is the bottom and the front

Here are the sides, I finally get to use all of those itty bitty clamps given to me when I started my wood working odyssey several years back.

and without the clamps

And finally the body of the truck:

Today after wook I am hoping to get finnal assembley done. I will then put this to the side and move on to other projects for now, it was 112 degrees yesterday (in the shade) and I am quite sure that whatever finish I choose will harden in mid-air and bounce right off of the wood…. :)

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"



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PurpLev

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#1 posted 1058 days ago

this truck is coming up nicely and really looks awesome!

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degoose

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#2 posted 1057 days ago

Fabulous… can’t wait so see this finished.. should be outstanding..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1057 days ago

The truck does look pretty good. I have been following this and, even though it is hot, it does sound like you are having fun.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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sIKE

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#4 posted 1057 days ago

Thanks Scott nice to see you again….

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 1057 days ago

Very nice job.

Lee

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