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Wooden Models #292: Getting closer!

04-27-2021 10:22 PM by htl | 9 comments »

From this To this Shaped sanded and glued up some big parts then started on the inside.Sanding isn’t much fun but you’ve got to get an appreciation for it to get a nice project. I can never get enough wheel pictures. LOL Will be playing with the seats I think tomorrow. #4 Over and out.

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Wooden Models #290: We got 5 wheels

04-25-2021 09:44 PM by htl | 6 comments »

When I got to this point It hit me I could add some spokes between what I already have and come up with something a little different. So here was my testing on a buggered up rim.Looks to me like it just might work? I got 4 drilled up and tooth picks added Friday and just had to call it a day couldn’t look at another spoke. lolToday I went out and was working on the last wheel and my wife comes out and I show her what I’m up to and she says, WHY DO YOU PUT YOU...

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Trucks #15: Making spoke wheels

08-18-2020 10:20 PM by htl | 14 comments »

It’s time to get started on the spoke wheels so I’ll know how the fenders will need to be. I found some dowels about twice the size of tooth picks at wally world, really like the size but the drill bits I’ve got to work with it seem to have a mind of their own.Come to think about it now I haven’t switched out bits in quite some time so will be digging out the drill set next time I’m in the shop. I really didn’t want to use maple again but already have...

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Peter Bilt Trucks #2: And on to the next part of this make it as I go build!

08-08-2020 06:53 AM by crowie | 6 comments »

And on to the next part of this make it as I go build! The rear axle can be screwed in place as the box will cover the screws. Two tone on the fuel takes make it look like straps. Double check the fitment of the lid. A couple of exhaust stacks. Fitting and strengthening the cabin roof with a couple of axle pegs through the “A” pillows.Air horns on the roof too….just shortened golf tees.. A rear bumper bar with taillights and an a...

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Peter Bilt Trucks #1: One mean looking PanTech is started!

08-07-2020 06:16 AM by crowie | 4 comments »

One mean looking PanTech is started! I firstly started with a engine and cabin on a chassis… It looks okay well a good start! Take the roof off to reveal the insides! And it even has a gearshift and a steering wheel for Aussie roads. Now to cut out and glue up the back…. Used most of my clamps to get that done! WOW! It looks big! And the back doors worked out well… The top of the PanTech Box or lid was tricky for...

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Hot Rod FORDS #12: Ford Hot Rod T-Bucket’s

07-29-2020 12:42 AM by crowie | 13 comments »

Firstly THANK YOU to Dutchy and LBD for there assistance to get this this blog done on my Ford Hot Rod T-Bucket’s https://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/415945#comment-4963065 It’s a photo list of how to make your own Ford Hot Rod T-Bucket and it’s for play. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1089fak4y0uvqed/AABlMjmP19z2u1_Hs3RyCCASa?dl=0 I hope that’s enough to help you make this beau...

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Toys & Models #1: School Bus Part 1

07-08-2020 03:45 PM by sras | 17 comments »

I haven’t done a real time blog in a long time. Time to do one. I’m using my phone for pictures for the first time so we’ll see how that goes… I’m bulding a pair of school buses for grandkids birthdays. The first one starts school this fall. The second one will be given in 2 years. I started with a set of plans from Toys & Joys . The first thing I did was redraw it at half size. After getting the wood cut to the various thicknesses (3/4”, 3/8&...

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Trucks #6: Building my last semi

06-18-2020 12:11 AM by htl | 2 comments »

After building the Toys And Joys Heavy Duty Trailer it’s time to make a semi to match.It’s hard for me to take good pictures of the whole thing, these last projects are just way big.Not going to get fancy with the bottom this time and stay pretty close to the plans. Will be using cherry and maple to match the trailer. Great start to a fine finish. LOLHTL over and out

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Trucks #3: Figuring out the wheels

06-10-2020 09:13 PM by htl | 6 comments »

Worked on gluing up and then cutting out the wheel blanks yesterday and shaped the out sides. Twenty five of them. Then today I cut out the treads.First cut out the treads on the tread cutting jig. Had to load the jig 4 times to get er done. Then needed to set up the table saw fence for cutting the treads in the other direction.It takes some time playing around with the fence to get just the right spacing for the treads.I would have loved adding one more groove but didn’t ...

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Trucks #1: LowBoy Heavy Duty Trailer

06-05-2020 07:46 PM by htl | 2 comments »

I just love making low boy trailers and being able to put my models on them, No I am not playing with my models. LOL Getting started, Needed a pop can for size picture. Gluing up a slab, I clamp a board down so I can glue up the parts one at a time and hold them in place with hand pressureIt’s 1/4” thick so clamps would just be a pain and get in the way. #4 over and out.

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