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Project by HotRod1 posted 11-03-2017 03:24 PM 3844 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally finished the second truck and trailer. It was made from red oak, walnut and purple heart. I made it for my cousin. I got dimensions from the T&J plans used on previous build and altered them to look like his truck. I was under a little rush to complete, so I didn’t swap the types of wood. After completing it I wish I had used walnut for the truck instead. He was very happy with it, so I guess it will be fine. Now to start another one for me. I am going to attempt to make my own tires/wheels this time from looking and some others on here.





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htl

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#1 posted 11-03-2017 04:05 PM

Looking Great!!!
You’ve build enough of them now to get yours just right.

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 11-03-2017 04:31 PM

love the grill in this Freightliner …..GREAT JOB :<))

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

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Ivan

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#3 posted 11-03-2017 05:08 PM

What a gift! Beautiful and very precise, authentic work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Redoak49

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#4 posted 11-03-2017 05:15 PM

Very good job…looks like picture.

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oldnovice

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#5 posted 11-03-2017 06:05 PM

Love it!
Looks like a lot of great detail.

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 11-03-2017 06:14 PM

Superb! And I like the colors.

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#7 posted 11-03-2017 06:38 PM

Turned out really nice. Making your own wheels at first can be a challenge , once you get your jigs dialed in its smooth sailing.

-- Sean

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 11-03-2017 07:40 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful model and it shows a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

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

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crowie

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#9 posted 11-03-2017 09:14 PM

Now that’s a wooden model that any truck owner would be proud to own..WELL DONE SIR!!

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#10 posted 11-04-2017 10:22 AM

Another great build… Still love the colour of the tyres…

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

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hunter71

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#11 posted 11-04-2017 10:33 AM

Great job here.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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bushmaster

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#12 posted 11-04-2017 02:26 PM

Fabulous build to say the least, I like the lighter colored wood through out.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Northwest29

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#13 posted 11-04-2017 05:21 PM

Wow, super nice job. Well done, looks great.

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

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Pjonesy

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#14 posted 11-04-2017 11:09 PM

Great job well done.

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

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toyguy

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#15 posted 11-04-2017 11:09 PM

well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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