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Small truck corresponding to a Scania

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Project by Dutchy posted 02-06-2018 10:37 AM 2408 views 5 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I build this truck corresponding to a Scania from the sixties of the last century. At that time milk from farmer to dairy factory was transported in big cans. This cans where collected and brought to the factory every day on a small truck. I have turned a couple of this cans on my lathe and used them as load to make it look as a real dairy truck.

The different types of wood I used are mainly Meranti, Merbau, Beli, Ash, Oak (ebonized tyres) and Beech.

The truck is about 35 cm (14”) long. Tyres are 71mm (2 3/4”) in diameter.

Thanks for watching.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/





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htl

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#1 posted 02-06-2018 11:19 AM

Great project!!!
Love the front bumper and grill!
Interesting what you did with the back axle.
And I just have to ask if this is your next project plan it would be a nice one? lol

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jim65

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#2 posted 02-06-2018 11:32 AM

Well done again Dutchy! I like the details on the underside of the truck as well as the cans, details are your forte!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 02-06-2018 11:35 AM


And I just have to ask if this is your next project plan it would be a nice one? lol

- htl

How knows?


Great project!!!
Love the front bumper and grill!
Interesting what you did with the back axle.

- htl

Thanks

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 02-06-2018 11:39 AM



Well done again Dutchy! I like the details on the underside of the truck as well as the cans, details are your forte!

- jim65

Thanks Jim. Quick responce.
Forte? Isn’t that Italian? Next time I will try fff.

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Redoak49

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#5 posted 02-06-2018 11:56 AM

Just an outstanding job

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recycle1943

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#6 posted 02-06-2018 12:07 PM

great build – wood selection is outstanding

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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woodshaver Tony C

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#7 posted 02-06-2018 12:20 PM

Nice work all around Dutchy! I like the Wheel rims and the underside. All the fine detail is candy to the eye!

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

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 02-06-2018 01:38 PM

This is a beautiful truck model with a lot of nice details and wonderful craftsmanship.

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

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johnstoneb

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#9 posted 02-06-2018 02:13 PM

You just get better with every project. The detail is great really like the underside.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Dee1

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#10 posted 02-06-2018 02:47 PM

Dutchy another great project they, was others have said just keep getting better and better.
Dee1

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GR8HUNTER

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#11 posted 02-06-2018 02:54 PM

Dutchy …you never fail to amaze me with your treasures …..you have done it again with this Scania …...from the grill to tail this thing is sweet looking …...love the grill ,milk cans ,undercarriage …..cant wait to build this one …...GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3 .

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

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bushmaster

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#12 posted 02-06-2018 02:54 PM

Very nice, everyone has said it. I grew up on a small farm, We didn’t ship the milk from about few cows, but shipped the cream in cans like those, I believe they where picked up also. No electricity for cold storage, a pit in the ground where blocks of ice where put in and the cans of cream. In the winter the blocks of ice where cut and stored in a ice house insulated and covered with sawdust. Thats the way it was done in the old days. As a kid we would chip off some ice in the summertime for a cool treat. early 50’s

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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stefang

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#13 posted 02-06-2018 03:23 PM

Beautifully done Jan. We had quite a few of those Scania trucks around when I first arrived in Norway in 1971 although I don’t think they were being used as milk transport at that time. I do remember the milk canisters being set out on a platform for dairy pickup at the end of the driveway to my grandparents farm where I lived during WWII.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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sras

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#14 posted 02-06-2018 03:44 PM

Another excellent project! Love the details!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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PaulDoug

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#15 posted 02-06-2018 04:19 PM

Very well done and I enjoyed the history. Things have certainly changed in the dairy business.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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