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Project by htl posted 09-27-2018 08:47 PM 1395 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project I’ve had in the back of my mind for quite a while now but never could get up the gumption to get it done.
I’ve been a lover of Toyota trucks for many years and have owned two Prerunners so it was just about time to try building a more modern vehicle which have a lot more shape to them then the older truck and car models I’ve built in the past.

Here’s the truck in my drive way.

And the truck in my shop. lol

I wish I hadn’t run out of oak for this build, oak and cherry would have really popped!
This is a scratch build made out of maple and cherry, and I used Watco Danish Oil for a finish.
Here's the blog on it.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs https://www.lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/130264





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Steve

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#1 posted 09-27-2018 09:04 PM

That’s absolutely amazing. Such great detail. Will you add side mirrors once you get more wood?

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 09-27-2018 09:16 PM

the cherry accent piece were perfectly placed it looks to kewl #4 …. whats next ? GREAT JOB :<)) no doubt will get top 3 so GRATZ LOL

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

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oldrivers

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#3 posted 09-27-2018 09:18 PM

Good job, Fine looking Truck.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Orvile Baker

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#4 posted 09-27-2018 09:43 PM

Hay! thats truck pops just the way it is. One fine truck.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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ralbuck

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#5 posted 09-27-2018 10:24 PM

Great job!

If I had your skills I wold do the Ram 2500—4 dr long bed that I drive.

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 09-27-2018 10:55 PM



Great job!

If I had your skills I wold do the Ram 2500—4 dr long bed that I drive.

- ralbuck


you can do it Ralph its easy :<))

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

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htl

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#7 posted 09-28-2018 01:49 AM

ralbuck I don’t know about easy but it would take twice as much lumber to get er done for sure, and would be way Kewl !!!
At least put it on your bucket list for down the road.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs https://www.lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/130264

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robscastle

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#8 posted 09-28-2018 04:46 AM

Definate WOW factor there !

-- Regards Rob

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#9 posted 09-28-2018 05:29 AM

хорошая работа

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Dutchy

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#10 posted 09-28-2018 06:20 AM

хорошая работа, I agree 美しい作品 Erg mooi

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#11 posted 09-28-2018 06:37 AM

amazing work

-- bambi

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#12 posted 09-28-2018 10:38 AM

Very nice truck.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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htl

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#13 posted 09-28-2018 03:03 PM

Thanks all !!!
It’s a long way from perfect but I like the way it turned out.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs https://www.lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/130264

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J123

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#14 posted 09-28-2018 09:24 PM

by jove… he’s done it.

i believe what i appreciate most beyond your obvious skill and attention to detail, is that you chose a toyota 4runner of all vehicles you could have chosen.

well done!

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bushmaster

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#15 posted 09-29-2018 02:33 AM

Nice to see the finished project. The blogs are so interesting.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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