Model T Tanker Trucks 5, 7, 9 (of 9) from Great All Am. Wood Toy Book

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Project by Underdog posted 09-06-2018 11:14 PM 2360 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Model T Tanker Trucks from The Great All American Wooden Toy Book by Norm Marshall (project no. 3).

Maple, Alder, Poplar, Walnut. Again anything round is hand turned. These are #5, #7, and #9 in the production line.
The logos were found via Google Search, imported into InkScape, then converted to vectors, scaled, and laser printed out on copy paper, literally ironed onto the wood, woodburned w pyro pen, and sharpie colored.
That was kinda fun!
Rattle Can Lacquer.

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#1 posted 09-06-2018 11:27 PM

love them – beautiful. you’ve got me motivated now :)

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#2 posted 09-06-2018 11:30 PM

Oh, ya, I like these also… Like I said in your first post today, I have the books ordered. To make it easier for me on the logos, I will print them on decal paper and attach them, then coat them with the lacquer. These are just really cute toys that I know would sell well to adults….. I don’t sell, but they will make nice little gifts.

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

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#3 posted 09-06-2018 11:32 PM

these tin lizzies are excellent I love the different themes … GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#4 posted 09-07-2018 12:48 AM

Darn, those are cool.

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

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#5 posted 09-07-2018 01:04 AM

Great job and really love the Logos!

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#6 posted 09-07-2018 01:39 AM

Very nicely finished sir; some young one will love them!!

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

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#7 posted 09-07-2018 05:18 AM

They are great, well done.

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

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#8 posted 09-07-2018 11:23 AM

all cute toys. nicely done

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 09-07-2018 05:31 PM

Your trucks have so specific design…that’s why they are so adorable!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 09-09-2018 09:31 PM

Nice toys there!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,you must polish it to shine.....

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