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Project by Pjonesy posted 07-10-2016 09:10 PM 1917 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the finished model of the Hydraulic crane. At this stage it has not been oiled but I will post more photos of that when it is done.
This is another T&J fantastic model that requires quite a bit of plan study as there are quite a few mistakes. If any one is planning on building one of these they could save themselves a bit of time by checking Dutchies and my blogs.
The platform timber is dark Walnut, the cab and most of the lighter timber is New Zealand Kauri, and the dark timber on the boom remains a mystery to me.

-- Don't tell me it can't be done.





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 07-10-2016 09:25 PM

Excellent job….I like your choice of woods.

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htl

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#2 posted 07-10-2016 10:09 PM

Outstanding project!!!
and will be a real knock out when you get the finish on it to bring out the wood grain.
This will fit right in with the rest of your great collection.

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#3 posted 07-10-2016 11:25 PM

That is one impressive build PJ. It’s not till you extend the boom and zoom out that one can appreciate the magnitude of the model. Will need to put it on a top shelf of the cabinet and cut a hole in the top to accommodate it.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#4 posted 07-11-2016 12:07 AM

Very Very Nice I have wanted to do that one for quite some time but have not gotten around to it yet? Maybe this will get me motivated to finish my current project.
Again very nice.
Dee1

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#5 posted 07-11-2016 12:14 AM

That’s a great looking crane! I like the contrasting woods you chose—and I’m looking forward to seeing it with the finish on!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 07-11-2016 02:06 AM

There is another “toy” that is far more model than toy.

GREAT WORK!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 07-11-2016 03:13 AM

very nice crane Peter ….... cant wait to see it with finish on it …...... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Pjonesy

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#8 posted 07-11-2016 05:41 AM

I don’t like it either that there is no model tab to put it under. The nearest thing is toy which it definitely is not

-- Don't tell me it can't be done.

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#9 posted 07-11-2016 07:49 AM

Goed gelukt en VERY NICE.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#10 posted 07-11-2016 08:36 AM



Goed gelukt …

- Dutchy


Good pick up Dutchy… it IS a right hand drive…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#11 posted 07-11-2016 04:29 PM

Real masterpiece, with all those extentions and accessories.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 07-11-2016 04:55 PM

What a beautiful miniature crane. It has a lot of wonderful details and is made with a lot of fine skill and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Pjonesy

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#13 posted 07-12-2016 01:13 AM

Thanks for the good luck wishes Jan.

-- Don't tell me it can't be done.

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crowie

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#14 posted 07-13-2016 10:36 PM

Now that’s one good looking model sir…very well done

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

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#15 posted 07-14-2016 07:43 PM

Nice job again Dee,, i might try to build that one some day

-- Bruce, Edmonton Alberta, Canada

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