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Project by Edwin posted 08-19-2017 09:42 PM 2380 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project I completed the end of 2016. It’s all Oak. I ripped my big thumb wide open on the table saw, had to take hyatatus from the project for a couple weeks. Ed

-- Ed Port Republic





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lew

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#1 posted 08-19-2017 09:43 PM

Awesome truck- not so much so about the thumb.

My Dad used to talk about driving these when he was in the Army.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 08-19-2017 09:54 PM

Yes and Awesome looking truck with nice detail. I feel the pain about your thumb. I did the same think but it was
way back in 1968. I was lucky it wasn’t a cross cut. Hope your ok!

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

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tyvekboy

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#3 posted 08-19-2017 10:29 PM

Nice truck.

No picture of thumb? just kidding … lol … Hope it’s healing ok.

I mangled my index finger but not on any shop tool. Lawn mower.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 08-19-2017 10:55 PM

Super truck. Sorry to hear about the thumb!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 08-20-2017 12:24 AM

you gotta love them 2 1/2 s …GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#6 posted 08-20-2017 01:16 AM

looks good, glad your back in action.

-- Sean

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bushmaster

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#7 posted 08-20-2017 02:55 AM

Nice model.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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LittleBlackDuck

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#8 posted 08-20-2017 03:46 AM

Great job Edwin... Only spoiled by that dainty table cloth… at least it could’ve had some scattered breadcrumbs or coffee stains (or vino stains for that added affect).

But then again a clean tablecloth would be handy for the thumb… at least you didn’t cut your little thumb or there could have been more damage… Jokes aside, been there done that, hope all digits are operational and the scars stay on the thumb and leave the brain.

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

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Dutchy

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#9 posted 08-20-2017 06:34 AM

A very nice truck and well made. I know how much work it is to build such a beauty.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 08-20-2017 01:49 PM

Nice work on this model! Congratulations.

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

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

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ralbuck

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#11 posted 08-20-2017 04:44 PM

Now for the matching trailer. It will become a family heirloom.

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

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kdc68

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#12 posted 08-20-2017 05:34 PM

Great work. Appreciate the detail. Well done!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Dee1

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#13 posted 08-21-2017 01:56 AM

Great Detail good job sorry about the thumb.
Dee1

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Sasha

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#14 posted 08-23-2017 07:17 PM

I want to play….. I’m happy to dip into childhood…...

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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NormG

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#15 posted 08-26-2017 07:32 PM

Wow, well done, I drove one of those back in the early 70’s

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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