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Project by ralbuck posted 01-01-2018 06:12 PM 1108 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from fence cedar wood.

No metal at all used. Joined by bamboo pegging and just exterior glue.

The clay pot is just a standard 4” cheap one from H-D. Total length is about 14” and 6” wide and about 7” tall.

Paint is just art acrylic craft paint. Design is by T & E again.

After the paint was dry; it received a quick spray polyurethane coat too.

The hood has a brand from my home-made branding iron. I heat it to almost glowing with a propane torch.

Ideas and suggestions are always welcome.

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





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 01-01-2018 06:15 PM

Thats a real cute one. Real treat today to see projects from my two favorite people, you and cowie. paint and different kinds of wood, radical. No wood burning though. just branded. Well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 01-01-2018 06:19 PM

great work as usual
Happpy new year buddy

-- bambi

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 01-01-2018 06:54 PM

Your little truck has a playful look to it. I have an idea! Keep up the good work! Happy New Year!

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

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#4 posted 01-01-2018 07:22 PM

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#5 posted 01-01-2018 11:01 PM

Floral truck, neat idea.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 01-01-2018 11:07 PM

Nice little truck buddy!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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rockmolsen

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#7 posted 01-02-2018 12:38 AM

Another great planter idea. Can’t see your brand on the hood but it might look cool on the side of the bed on each side?

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#8 posted 01-02-2018 12:48 AM

Nice one Ralbuck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 01-02-2018 01:27 AM

My grandsons would love this one!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#10 posted 01-02-2018 03:21 AM

Great little truck planter. May be worth converting it into a kid rider. Looks like that baby will roll.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Ivan

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#11 posted 01-02-2018 09:40 AM

Cute little truck!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 01-02-2018 02:26 PM

This is a nice looking toy truck.

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

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

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#13 posted 01-02-2018 03:43 PM

What a unique planter idea. Nicely done!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Tooch

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#14 posted 01-02-2018 05:16 PM

Good looking truck!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#15 posted 01-02-2018 09:11 PM

Really creative. Looks sharp. Well done.

-- Toy Making Dad, Northern Virginia, http://toymakingdad.blogspot.com

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