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    6 of one and a half dozen or the other. A lot...

    6 of one and a half dozen or the other.
    A lot has to do with what you got used to from school as a footer [us] from birth I can use metric and at times find it much better but I can see and feel a...
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    [QUOTE Did you draw up the plans yourself or...

    [QUOTE Did you draw up the plans yourself or download them from somewhere?
    Any chance of a closeup shot of the plans?[/QUOTE]

    Here's the links I used to build mine.
    The first is the picture I...
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    Winter It's near 100f in my neck of the woods...

    Winter It's near 100f in my neck of the woods mate. LOL
    Been a great time to be in my small air conditioned shed, even then the heat chases me out around 2.
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    Really not that bad just cut the parts to the...

    Really not that bad just cut the parts to the picture and test test test, till every thing slides smooth as butter.
    The one thing I did different was make the dowel for the key guide smaller so I...
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    Wooden lock project [One day build]

    Been seeing these wooded lock how toe's for a while and finitely tried one out for size,
    a great little one day project that will make you work your mind to get it right....
  6. Thread: 34 Chevy coupe #3

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    Got er done!!! Used Danish oil, natural as I'm...

    Got er done!!!
    Used Danish oil, natural as I'm pretty sure any stain with this fir would have batches all over the place and put the ugly to it. LOL...
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    Crowie it took me three [hot rod car] tries...

    Crowie it took me three [hot rod car] tries before I figured it out. LOL
    Thanks all for checking it out.
  8. Thread: 34 Chevy coupe #3

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    Just about there. Played with some wheels and...

    Just about there.
    Played with some wheels and had forgotten but all ready had some rims made up, thank you very much for small favors.
    Just a quick simple set a tires fill in between the wheel...
  9. Thread: Locomotive

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    Looking great! Really going to be a nice one...

    Looking great!
    Really going to be a nice one when done, have you given any thought about what cars you might build for it.:rolleyes:
  10. Thread: 34 Chevy coupe #3

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    This fir sure make sanding quick but the dings it...

    This fir sure make sanding quick but the dings it gets are a pain!
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    Going to have some really wide tires on the back so needed...
  11. Thread: 34 Chevy coupe #3

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    [QUOTE=Tonyz;2151583]cutting body = chop,...

    [QUOTE=Tonyz;2151583]cutting body = chop, lowering over chassis = channelling ...chop n channel.


    cutting body = chop,
    lowering over chassis = channelling
    ...chop n channel.
    *Very...
  12. Thread: 34 Chevy coupe #3

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    Worked on the radiator and front fenders....

    Worked on the radiator and front fenders.
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    Added a smaller bearing to my...
  13. Thread: 34 Chevy coupe #3

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    34 Chevy coupe #3

    I keep giving away my hot rods so lets try it one more time.
    I hid the big motor on the last one so thought I would leave the hood off this time to let it be seen, will also be putting the fenders...
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    Finished her up today. This was done with some...

    Finished her up today.
    This was done with some nice figured oak but had to work around the cracks and worm holes to use it.
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    It was finished with one coat of natural Danish oil and while...
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    https://s3.amazonaws.com/vs-lumberjocks.com/pvgt3b...

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    And wheels...
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    Got a little more done on the wheels. They're a...

    Got a little more done on the wheels.
    They're a long way from perfect but should get by for this project.
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    Building spoke wheels.

    Before I glue up the wheel wells I figured it would be a good idea to have the wheels so every thing lines up just right, so itís wheel making time again.
    Here is where I got all my info for...
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    Played around with making a fat steering wheel or...

    Played around with making a fat steering wheel or two.
    Used the same steps I would for making a spoke wheel will try some smaller spokes [tooth picks] next go round.
    I started out making four but...
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    Itís coming together....

    Itís coming together.
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    I always love playing with the radiator or grill.
    I made sure I built it and glued it to the bonnet before I...
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    1932 ford Toys and Joys plan build

    I build this Toys and Joys car [1932 Ford] way back but used pine and just was never happy with the way it came out so lets try it again with some oak.
    This is a very simple [old] plan so doesnít...
  21. Thread: Pink monster truck

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    Going to be way cure and one mean mudder for...

    Going to be way cure and one mean mudder for sure!!! LOL
  22. All finished up....

    All finished up.
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  23. Got a little more added to the car. Glued up the...

    Got a little more added to the car.
    Glued up the top and cut to shape.
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    Then on to the...
  24. Needed another cattle car for my Reading train.

    Yes we are making another one, in fact Iíll be building two.
    Just wanted to make something quick and like building for my Reading train so a cattle car or two it will be.
    Iíve tries explaining how...
  25. Thread: Locomotive

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    Great start to a fine finish!:2tsup:

    Great start to a fine finish!:2tsup:
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    It looks so nice!!! WOWsers!!!

    It looks so nice!!!
    WOWsers!!!
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    Crowie the tracks are made but still need to add...

    Crowie the tracks are made but still need to add a finish.
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    Finely took the Vet off the shelf and tried to...

    Finely took the Vet off the shelf and tried to finish it up.
    Could still use a wind shield but need to play around with that a little down the road can't make up my mind if it needs a plastic one or...
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    I need to figure out a place 7" long and then get...

    I need to figure out a place 7" long and then get the right angle for it to show up right.:?
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    Finished up the Gatto passenger car. The train...

    Finished up the Gatto passenger car.
    The train and three cars is 7' long.:no:
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  31. Cool truck

    I just love the truck you picked for your toy truck, you got it just right.:2tsup:
    We needed two wreckers around here for sure.:doh:
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    Gatto Passenger Train Car

    Got started on the Gatto passenger car that should fill out that train set.
    I built the Reading train a while back and then bought the Gatto plan set that goes along with it for the cars.
    This is...
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    Mississippi Steam Boat

    Used the Norm Marshall Toy Book to build this toy for the second time.
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    I built it the first time way back in 1983 when I got my first Shop Smith.
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    The...
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    That's not a good sign LOL!!!

    That's not a good sign LOL!!!
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    That really turning out so nice, looking like the...

    That really turning out so nice, looking like the real thing!!! :2tsup:
  36. Thread: Hi track Dozer

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    Nice job having built one I know how much work...

    Nice job having built one I know how much work goes into one and it's a LOT!!!
    But man they look so nice when done.
    I don't know what other models you have but a semi and low boy trailer fits in...
  37. Thread: New project

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    Got some super fine detail going on there! Nice...

    Got some super fine detail going on there!
    Nice work!!!
  38. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Got er done! This is the Mining Truck using Toys...

    Got er done!
    This is the Mining Truck using Toys and Joys plans, shrunk down to fit with my other models.
    It has 3Ē wheels which works nicely with the semis that use mostly 2 7/8 wheels, they...
  39. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Just about there, still need to build the...

    Just about there, still need to build the hydraulics, which I hate doing. LOL:doh:
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    Dalboy "mine aremore stop and start projects" But when you do...
  40. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Got a little more done....

    Got a little more done.
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  41. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Thanks guys!!! Superfoot Over at Lumber Jocks...

    Thanks guys!!!
    Superfoot Over at Lumber Jocks of the 70 something projects I've built the count of those that checked it out is way high compared to most of my other builds so must be a lot of...
  42. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Mining Truck

    Playing with another Mining Truck as I already had some wheels ready from the last time I built one.
    This time will use walnut and maple as this is whatís scraps are in the shop.
    The wheels are 3Ē...
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    The one on the right is the winner for me I did a...

    The one on the right is the winner for me I did a scratch build of it years back and have always loved it's shape.
  44. Thread: Old Timey Truck

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    Well got my little tow truck figures out and...

    Well got my little tow truck figures out and build between weeks in the hospital
    and to sick to get out there, but man it felt so good when I could get up the gumption to get er done.
    This was...
  45. Thread: Old Timey Truck

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    That's what I meant to say just didn't come out...

    That's what I meant to say just didn't come out right, will be center of the tail gate and tool box, me thinks. :2tsup:
    Really don't think I want to glue it in so need to come up with a way to bolt...
  46. Thread: Old Timey Truck

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    Tow Truck

    Finally got a chance and gumption to get in the shop and play with the truck.
    Figured out a simple winch set up, just wasnít up to building gears but you still get the idea.
    This is a hand cranked...
  47. Thread: Old Timey Truck

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    Crowie I really don't think I had in mind that...

    Crowie I really don't think I had in mind that HOT:burnt: of a Hot Rod when I was talking of souping it up more of a custom job. LOL :o
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    Are you saying the pipes should come out just...

    Are you saying the pipes should come out just before the side boxes?
    It's that or out the back but come to think of it, going to be kind a crowded back there with all the tow thingy's, lol

    Wish I...
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    Yep that's a great project and has it's uses but...

    Yep that's a great project and has it's uses but won't handle the different drill sizes, it's more for router bits with all the same size shafts.
    Mine is more leaning to the model builder who is...
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    That's one nice case but $42 just for the case...

    That's one nice case but $42 just for the case and over $120 for the case and all the drill bits.
    I know it would be handy and a great system for those with deep pockets but I like making my jigs...
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