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Hot Rod FORDS #11: Nearly Finished

02-17-2018 07:56 AM by crowie | 10 comments »

Nearly Finished!! The body and back are glued to the chassis. The radiator is glued in plus added stays. No windscreen/windshield as I’m sure it wouldn’t last the little boys play tests. The rear bumper bar is done, BUT I’m keep that surprize for until the final revival. So all the needs doing is the seats glued in place, the wheels glued into the chassis plus a little detailing before 3-4 coats of satin polyurethane clear…..

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Hot Rod FORDS #7: We have a radiator...

02-07-2018 09:12 AM by crowie | 6 comments »

We have a radiator… Not an easy task but a lot of guess work and sanding have proved the deal…. I’ve been working on the chassis, securing the engine in place, the positioning of the rear wheels,also the steering wheel, gear stick, and pedals….The steering wheel is similar to that which Dutchy showed in his “how to”, though I’ve had difficulty finding a good range of timber button at the local large sewing shop. Were I’m in ...

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An adventure in making toys - Old Time Farm Truck #5: Engine Block

03-16-2015 08:11 PM by George_SA | 2 comments »

I had a piece of white oak which I salvaged out of someone’s fire bin. It had a crack in, but by cutting and laminating I managed to get the crack invisible on the outside. The sanding guidelines after cutting the block to size. After sanding to shape on the disk sander The engine block and radiator ready to be joined. On this photo the crack that I mentioned above is clearly visible. After the radiator is fitted however, it will not be visible anymore. Radiator and engi...

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An adventure in making toys - Old Time Farm Truck #4: Radiator

03-10-2015 11:58 AM by George_SA | 1 comment »

Clamped in my small parts clamping jig

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