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1930 Ford Model A Roadsters

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Project by Pjonesy posted 04-01-2018 04:24 AM 4268 views 10 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been a while but I have finally finished this pair of 1930 Model A roadsters.
Main body is New Zealand Kauri, dark timber is Walnut. The white timber is Holly and cherry is used for luggage rack and under body engine detail.
Tyers are ebonized mahogany as is the folded roof.
All dowels are made by me using a router as detailed in one of my previous blogs.

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





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crowie

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#1 posted 04-01-2018 05:16 AM

Absolutely superb sir and two WOW!!

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

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woodworm

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#2 posted 04-01-2018 06:36 AM

Excellent craftsmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dutchy

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#3 posted 04-01-2018 07:10 AM

A beautiful model, as we are used from you. Great wood combinations and a lot of small detail. Wheels with a lot of work. Well done Peter.

Whose plans you used?

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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jim65

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#4 posted 04-01-2018 07:24 AM

Outstanding, absoutely beautiful, fantastic details! Actually bordering on obsession…. Thanks for sharing!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Pjonesy

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#5 posted 04-01-2018 07:46 AM

I forgot to mention they are Gatto Plans.


A beautiful model, as we are used from you. Great wood combinations and a lot of small detail. Wheels with a lot of work. Well done Peter.

Whose plans you used?

- Dutchy


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

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diggerdelaney

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#6 posted 04-01-2018 08:29 AM

A great pair of models

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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LittleBlackDuck

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#7 posted 04-01-2018 09:43 AM

Hey PJ, you didn’t say much in the blog and “mushroomed” even more in the past, but you certainly make up for it with quality...

Not having a go at our Kiwi protagonists…

but a mirror in between would have been easier than a second model… and less material. Lucky you left out the number plates or you’d be screwed.

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

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Dave Polaschek

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#8 posted 04-01-2018 10:59 AM

Such stunning detail that I’m seeing double! Nice work!

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#9 posted 04-01-2018 11:00 AM

Very, very nice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Redoak49

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#10 posted 04-01-2018 11:04 AM

Absolutely fantastic.

The wheels are great as well as all the other details.

Did you make it from a plan or just your own design.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#11 posted 04-01-2018 11:30 AM

Fantastic looking Model A Roadsters. Super nice detail. Where are you hiding the crank’s?

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

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Dee1

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#12 posted 04-01-2018 12:32 PM

Just an outstanding job Well done I love all the little details , the hood louvers and the horn just a fantastic model plus there is two of them ! way to go, very impressive!
Dee1

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Joe

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#13 posted 04-01-2018 12:40 PM

You do such beautiful work. Your attention to detail makes your models come alive. They both look like they should be in a museum next to the real roadsters. Outstanding!! Thanks for sharing

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#14 posted 04-01-2018 01:00 PM

simply 2 wonderful looking models from wheels to rumble seat ….fantastic Peter ..
GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

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

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bushmaster

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#15 posted 04-01-2018 01:55 PM

Very nicely made, to make two is double as nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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