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Toy Construction #246: 1932 Buick Sedan #2

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Blog entry by htl posted 03-12-2019 10:40 PM 741 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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1932 Buick Sedan #2

Finally got up the gumption to get in the shop clean it up and start on the 32 Buick.
I get out of breath just walking to the shop but once I get sat down can get some work done. :-]

Going with walnut with oak trim this time around.
My cabinet shop friend got me some nice walnut chunks to play with.

I don’t have the patience to glue on the small trim parts so will just make them part of the main build.

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oldrivers

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#1 posted 03-12-2019 10:48 PM

Good start keep us posted.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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crowie

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#2 posted 03-12-2019 10:52 PM

And as per usual Bruce, you off and running quickly…

Looking good sir.

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

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Orvile Baker

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#3 posted 03-12-2019 11:07 PM

Looking real good so far, and as we have learned here , it will be top of the line.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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htl

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#4 posted 03-12-2019 11:14 PM

Crowie there ain’t nothing quick about this one got 3 short days in it and yesterday I went out to the shop and had forgot to turn the power on in the house so went back in and that finished that day.
If I can get out there and sit down I can catch my breath and get some work done, if not well.
Maybe now that it’s getting warm out side I can get some gumption up.
It sure felt good playing in the shop and then having something to show on here always makes my day. :-]

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Jason1974

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#5 posted 03-13-2019 12:21 AM

Looks good Bruce. You are just about where I’m at. I was too far into the project to start a blog. Wish I had started a blog at the beginning.

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE, THEN FORCE IT TO FIT.

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htl

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#6 posted 03-13-2019 05:17 AM

Jason just keep adding to the bottom of your project post since it’s already started.
Always nice to see progress.

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 03-13-2019 07:34 AM

Bruce you made my day, and he just is started. I hope you will enjoy making this one despide your breath limitation. It’s also nice to see some #4 influences. I have made mirrors on it, but from historical view it’s maybe better not to place them ;)

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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htl

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#8 posted 03-13-2019 03:29 PM

Are we starting that up again? :-[

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FrenchGoattoys

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#9 posted 03-13-2019 03:44 PM

Looks good. You made more progress in a day then I did in the last few weeks. I need to get busy. Oh, wait, I am busy; that is part of my problem, alas.

My dad had a similar breath issue. We put a resting stump between his house and the shop/barn. Of course it wasn’t worth much in the winter, but the rest of the year it helped. He could not get far without needing to sit.

-- KJ, Spokane, WA.: Don’t count the days; make the days count.

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 03-13-2019 05:54 PM

Looks good. Looking forward to the next instalment

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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htl

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#11 posted 03-13-2019 07:11 PM

This is about 6-7 hours work spread over 3 days, not my usual hit it and get it but having some fun with it. :-]

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farmergreg

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#12 posted 03-13-2019 07:16 PM

awesome car

-- My shop teacher is one of the Greatest men I ever knew.

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#13 posted 03-17-2019 04:05 PM

I like the walnut and you did a great job on the trim. Hope the warmer weather will make it easier for you to be in the shop (and otherwise). I think my time in the shop does me more good than the tons of meds I take every day.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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