Wooden Models #179: Building a Mack Dump Truck?

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Blog entry by htl posted 02-04-2018 02:19 AM 3356 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 178: Building a VW Bus #8 Just a few things left to do Part 179 of Wooden Models series Part 180: Building the dump box »

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 those wheels I made a while back.

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#1 posted 02-04-2018 04:09 AM

Gonna look very kewl ..with them lines …:<))

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#2 posted 02-04-2018 04:45 AM

Hang on HANG ON;
the saw dust hasn’t settled in your shed from the VW Thing build and you’re getting stuck into this one….

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

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#3 posted 02-04-2018 05:31 AM

Damn #4... You churn out the vehicles faster than General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler (FCA US) combined.

Ever heard of those gimmicky things called brakes… Stewpud me… if you don’t like mirrors… why should you consider braking... other than my chops and making me read more…
Did you sign up with the Blues Brothers… ”on a mission”?

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#4 posted 02-04-2018 06:12 AM

This looks interesting.

-- Sometimes life gets in the way of one's woodworking :)

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#5 posted 02-04-2018 01:38 PM

Wait a minute… Another one so quick? Do you have an assembly line that your hiding from us? LOL!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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