Toy Construction #135: Starting to look like a train

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Blog entry by htl posted 07-03-2017 09:11 PM 1798 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 134: Smoke stack #4 Part 135 of Toy Construction series Part 136: Been working on the wheels #6 »

While I had the boiler in the sanding jig, drilled all the hand rail holes, made it so much easier to line every thing up.
Can’t seem to get into high gear but it’s coming together.

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#1 posted 07-03-2017 09:42 PM

This is turning out to be one beautiful model Bruce… Well done in the heat of your summer and sitting!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 07-03-2017 10:18 PM

Very impressive, looking good.

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#3 posted 07-03-2017 10:54 PM

that is going to be a beauty like the combo of wood …..GREAT JOB :<))

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#4 posted 07-04-2017 01:08 AM

Moving along nicely!

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#5 posted 07-04-2017 01:52 AM

That is one fine looking model! And it’s not done yet. Great job.

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#6 posted 07-04-2017 06:46 AM

So nice to see #4. You are really back in building. How is temperature there?


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#7 posted 07-05-2017 11:19 PM

Very Nice it is indeed going to be a beauty I really am liking your wood contrast.

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#8 posted 07-05-2017 11:29 PM

Thanks all!!!
I would have much rather built it out of oak and cherry but free poplar and cherry will get er done, and it will turn out to be a much lighter [brighter] looking on the shelf.
I can’t wait to build a cattle[fruit] car for it.
You have to remember this train is 1/3 again bigger than my other trains, so all new cars are needed. :-]

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