Car Lot

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Project by ralbuck posted 11-19-2018 07:10 PM 889 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The car lot is made from scraps lying in the shop. Even has a few factory wheels.

All the rest except the dowels are just rescued wood. Most is generic pine/??

They are standard 2 by width. Absolutely all T & E designs again. Most are about 2-3 inches tall and vary from about 3 to about 7 inches long.

These are to be donated to a organization that is a non-profit and helps find foster homes for kids.

They are fun and I get to play with each to make sure they drive right.

They are sanded; but left without any finish. Color etc. to be determined by the driver!

Intended to be played with. Axles are increased from the standard hole saw 1/4 to a 3/8 inch and seem to stand up well at that size. I also use old candle stubs and wax the axle centers, so they run better.

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

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#1 posted 11-19-2018 10:21 PM

Nice job!!! and I’ll bet those aren’t Fords [model T] cause there ain’t one with the same part numbers. LOL

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#2 posted 11-19-2018 11:52 PM

Well done!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 11-20-2018 12:58 AM

Cool..that is some pretty small work!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 11-20-2018 02:04 AM

The car lot will soon be empty. Nice work ralbuck and for a good cause.

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

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#5 posted 11-20-2018 02:11 AM

Very nice. Glad you got to be the test driver!!

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#6 posted 11-20-2018 01:14 PM

I love these. Gotta make some for my grandson!! I’m sure you had as much fun test driving them as the kids will playing with them :)

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#7 posted 11-20-2018 02:03 PM

They are so cute.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 11-22-2018 01:53 AM

Ralph…very nice…Great project!!!!!!


-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#10 posted 11-24-2018 05:36 AM

You are sure having fun with the toys, I have not been getting notifications. Just checking names to find jems like this.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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