Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'mack truck model build'

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Toy Construction #179: Building a Mack Dump Truck?

02-04-2018 02:19 AM by htl | 5 comments »

Going to be using the plans for the Power Wagon [Mack] body and the bump box off one of Toys & Joys other trucks to make a mostly scratch built dump truck or maybe a wrecker, we’ll see where the wood wants to go when I get that far.Here’s what got done today. I needed to build the body first because I extended the cab and didn’t want to make the frame till I could see what was going to happen. The reason for the truck is to find a place for...

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Toy Construction #33: Mack Truck Steering

04-03-2016 11:53 PM by htl | 12 comments »

The Gatto truck plans have movable steering but not to my liking, they used little tabs to hold the main pivot point and that looked like it would be a weak spot so tried something a little different to get er done. These parts will be seeing a lot a twisting and turning so socked them in super glue to help strengthen them. I don’t seem to be very good at rounding edges free hand so used a rounding jig to get a much better look. I went back after...

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