Scratch build Steam Train Hand Rails & Spoke Wheels for Front

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Blog entry by htl posted 09-02-2019 09:56 PM 683 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Didn’t like the front wheels I made, they are way to modern looking so made some spoke wheels which it turns out are what are see in a picture of the real General.

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#1 posted 09-02-2019 10:01 PM

The is what it’s about Bruce and the modeller must be happy.
Saying that sir, you certainly bring happiness to many who entourages first class blogs, thank you

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

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#2 posted 09-02-2019 10:58 PM

A note to those that need long thin dowels.
My wife went to Walmart and got me a couple a bags a very thin dowels just a tad fatter than tooth picks and about 8” long. 50 for $1.30
In the crafts section.
Were just right for my hand rails as you can see.

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#3 posted 09-02-2019 11:27 PM

Excellent workmanship…

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#4 posted 09-06-2019 09:02 PM

Omg, this replica is gorgeous!!!

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#5 posted 09-11-2019 01:29 PM

very nice, i am a train guy as well as a wood worker so double appreciation.

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