R-11 Fuel Truck Shadow Box

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Project by Nate L. posted 08-23-2017 10:20 PM 6670 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked by a coworker to build a fuel truck shadow box for his retirement. I based this off the previous trucks that I have built. It was definitely a skill building project but I am pretty pleased with how it came out.

-- Nate, Fredericksburg, VA,

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 08-24-2017 12:43 AM

Very nice! Looks great! I’m sure he will like this gift! Nice work!

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

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at anchor in Orlando

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#2 posted 08-24-2017 01:10 AM

nice job!

-- Jack

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#3 posted 08-24-2017 05:38 AM

Very creative and well done.

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 08-24-2017 02:32 PM

Wonderful gift. Great build.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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#5 posted 08-24-2017 03:38 PM

You have been very creative in designing this piece and have carried out the design with a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 08-24-2017 04:00 PM

Now that is hitting the road the right way …... being retired Air Force that is the best. The lights are also a nice touch I’m sure it was a hit. Well done

-- Do it with your heart in it.........keep sanding

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#7 posted 08-24-2017 06:48 PM

Great work, you should be proud of this and i bet they LOVE it!!!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Nate L.

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#8 posted 08-25-2017 12:13 PM

Thank you to everyone for the kind words! I really enjoy getting as many details as possible into my projects. Most of the minor details are probably not noticed by many but it is still a fun challenge to see what kind of details I can incorporate.

-- Nate, Fredericksburg, VA,

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#9 posted 08-26-2017 07:22 PM

Well done, great gift idea

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

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