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  1. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Finished the lorry today made from tulip wood and...

    Finished the lorry today made from tulip wood and mahogany. This is just a toy for a young great grandson so it was a decision as to whether to make the body tip so I decided to have it fixed when...
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    Great job Keith have been enjoying the build so...

    Great job Keith have been enjoying the build so far:2tsup:
  3. Thread: Rocking Horse

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    Nice job and I like the way you have got over the...

    Nice job and I like the way you have got over the problem of not being able to reach the footrests
  4. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Added some of the small detail bits and pieces...

    Added some of the small detail bits and pieces today like the fuel tanks spacer and most important the wheels

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    While waiting for the glue to set on those as it is taking a little longer...
  5. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Thank you Peter a little slow on this model/toy....

    Thank you Peter a little slow on this model/toy.

    The dark wood parts are todays work the bottom piece is just a space and the other three parts above that are the fuel tanks and there cross member...
  6. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    More progress today Glued up the rest of...

    More progress today


    Glued up the rest of the cab assembly just need to add some basic detail like lights, bumper and grill


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    The rear wheel assembly arms drilled and the...
  7. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Thank you Peter this one is for a Great Grandson...

    Thank you Peter this one is for a Great Grandson not sure if it will be a Christmas present or just another toy to play with
  8. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    on today spent a good part gluing the lower cab...

    on today spent a good part gluing the lower cab assembly together

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    While some of that was drying I cut and assembled the upper cab


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  9. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Again managed some time in the workshop this time...

    Again managed some time in the workshop this time quite a bit of time.


    Started by making the wings. I spent a good 1/2 hour looking for my drum sanders to fit into the drill press that is the...
  10. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Managed a little time in the workshop after...

    Managed a little time in the workshop after decorating and doing some pruning of a Monkey puzzle tree that was overhanging the public footpath at the front of the house.

    Chassis cut to size with...
  11. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Will not be starting that until after Christmas...

    Will not be starting that until after Christmas as the wife told me to order them as a Christmas present and she said I can not have them untill then:tissue2:
  12. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Thank you Keith and Peter. this will not be a...

    Thank you Keith and Peter. this will not be a fast build as I still have some decorating in the house to complete so will be building while the paint dries.

    I am kind of working from a set of...
  13. Thread: Tipper Truck

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    Tipper Truck

    Good news the workshop is back in use after it was pulled down and replaced with a new larger one. Seems like ages since I have made something as this has taken since May this year to get back again...
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    Looking good I take it you have made both of them...

    Looking good I take it you have made both of them side by side. I have been looking at the Ballaarat loco build on another web site which I enjoyed watching. This being an Australian loco as well
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    Both keeping well. I need to learn how to use the...

    Both keeping well. I need to learn how to use the milling machine but the lathe is just a case of getting back to using a metal one.
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    Great job on the train and especially the...

    Great job on the train and especially the carving:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    When I made a train with a carved face I named it after the young owner it just made it special to him
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    Looks like another great build Keith. I have been...

    Looks like another great build Keith. I have been absent from model making and wood turning for a bit as both myself and the wife have been doing work in the garden and I have had a new workshop...
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    Fantastic Kieth another lovely model. I just can...

    Fantastic Kieth another lovely model. I just can not think of any other words to describe this.
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    Sometimes measurements do get missed or printed...

    Sometimes measurements do get missed or printed incorrect as mentioned earlier make it to suit what you have. Looking good for what you have done so far
  20. Great job Peter. A nice little garage. As you...

    Great job Peter. A nice little garage. As you know still not in the workshop yet as I am in the process of filling it with all the tools and the like.
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    I bet the jar was empty after the test run:o ...

    I bet the jar was empty after the test run:o

    Nice little project Peter and I am sure he will love it and that Mum and Dad will forever keep buying sweets to keep it full
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    Looking great Keith.

    Looking great Keith.
  23. A little late on looking at this Peter but as you...

    A little late on looking at this Peter but as you know I am in the middle of a very busy time. A great job and looks like someone will have hours of fun. I bet you wish you cold have been there to...
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    The colour is dependent on who ran the loco as...

    The colour is dependent on who ran the loco as each company had their own colour scheme. so you will also need to paint the correct company name on the side to match that colour. As you have seen GWR...
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    Looking great Keith a master at work. Once some...

    Looking great Keith a master at work. Once some of the colour goes on it will certainly look the part and able to pull a load behind it.
  26. Thread: Heart box

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    Thank you Peter and Dallas. The corners did take...

    Thank you Peter and Dallas. The corners did take a little time to sand but by cutting with a fine blade kept that to a minimum the more easily reached places we were able to use a spindle sanding...
  27. Thread: Heart box

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    Heart box

    Latest box from Sapele. This was made with the help from my 11 year old great granddaughter for her mum's birthday.

    This is the last woodwork for a while as my old workshop is being pulled down to...
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    Amazing as always Keith, but it does look a bit...

    Amazing as always Keith, but it does look a bit clean needs some coal dust here and there:;:;:;
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    A great way to finish your creations Peter I keep...

    A great way to finish your creations Peter I keep thinking of getting something similar but never got around to it. But mine will be heated with a blow lamp
  30. Well done Peter it is great to see that people...

    Well done Peter it is great to see that people can be selfless in these trying times, A great big thumbs up from me:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    They look good Keith but could you not simply...

    They look good Keith but could you not simply turn them from brass to save the painting, just out of curiosity that is
  32. Thread: Two draw box

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    Thank you guys. Don't worry I get like...

    Thank you guys.



    Don't worry I get like that sometimes:hahaha::hahaha::hahaha:
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    Thank you both. I marked the ends with a...

    Thank you both.



    I marked the ends with a curve then it was down to the good old hand plane to shape followed by sanding



    A friend of mine who lives up north of me carrier collecting today
  34. Thread: Two draw box

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    Two draw box

    I have been busy but not turning. Just finished two jewellery boxes for someone this is the second one the first is in the boxes section. This was from a thick piece of wood from a off cut pile at...
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    Chest jewellery box

    I have been busy but not turning. Just finished two jewellery boxes for someone. The first was made from reclaimed mahogany someone was throwing out.
    Both finished with chestnut acrylic sander...
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    Well done on a great job. One very nice looking...

    Well done on a great job. One very nice looking truck
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    Sorry about the health problems and glad you are...

    Sorry about the health problems and glad you are on the mend just take it easy and when able then do some shed time
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    Hope all is well Keith as it is the summer months...

    Hope all is well Keith as it is the summer months there I am sure you will be out playing bowls when you are able
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    Nice to see little toys for the younger child....

    Nice to see little toys for the younger child. Two nice little cars
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    You have delivered yet another nice little van...

    You have delivered yet another nice little van Peter.
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    I like this one Peter a great little truck. I...

    I like this one Peter a great little truck. I know that someone will love it
  42. Well done to you both Peter, you for the original...

    Well done to you both Peter, you for the original design and build and Jan for kindly drawing the plans. As always you make a great little truck, keep up the good work
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    It is the small detail that makes a difference...

    It is the small detail that makes a difference and you have the skill to make those and go that extra mile. Great job Keith.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Now that is what I call turning into a proper...

    Now that is what I call turning into a proper Loco. Great job on the turning Keith
  45. At least you have now finished them. great job...

    At least you have now finished them. great job and I am sure they will be played with for a long time
  46. Thread: Fun copter

    by Dalboy
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    Very nice chopper, it seems that you are getting...

    Very nice chopper, it seems that you are getting more shed time than I am at the moment
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    Once the new workshop is started will let you...

    Once the new workshop is started will let you know of the progress. Just need to get Christmas over with first which reminds me have a great Christmas Keith and Cathie. As well as anyone else who may...
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    Funny you should mention about building a live...

    Funny you should mention about building a live steam loco. Next year I am hoping to build a new workshop and buy a lathe and milling machine to build some live steam models. I have a place reserved...
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    I am glad that you had already decided to start...

    I am glad that you had already decided to start this model Keith otherwise this video may have given you so many ideas. The first part may not interest you but later when he visits a steamworkshop...
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    Very nice couple of trucks Peter. Will you be...

    Very nice couple of trucks Peter. Will you be making any more for the shop or just make them when you feel like it. I know that keep making the some thing can get a little boring, very much like the...
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