Little Trucks for under the Christmas Tree

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Project by crowie posted 11-21-2018 09:06 PM 959 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Little Trucks for under the Christmas Tree…

They’ll be filled with a small load of lollies [candies] for the grandsons [approx 4” x 4” x 1”].

I laminated a piece of Red Gum between 2 pieces of Spotted Gum to create the body.

Four of the trays are Tassie Oak with Blackheart Sassafras sides with one American Walnut.

The wheels are shop bought.

The finish is home made WOP, [30% Tung Oil, 40% Clear Satin Polyurethane + 30% Turps].

Fun project and I’m sure the grandson will also enjoy them along with the Christmas lollies.

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

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#1 posted 11-21-2018 10:02 PM

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#2 posted 11-21-2018 10:14 PM

You are a busy man! Very well done.

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#3 posted 11-21-2018 10:43 PM

your going to put Santa out of business and the elves on the unemployment line very nice trucks and the load will be very sweet GREAT JOB :<))))

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

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#4 posted 11-21-2018 11:17 PM

Wonderful stuff you have been making lately. Busy is not the word for it! Another great group of trucks!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#5 posted 11-21-2018 11:55 PM

Very neat. I like the rear brand plates too.

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#6 posted 11-22-2018 02:12 AM

When I was a Kid. Tip Trucks were my favourites.

Great work Peter.


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#7 posted 11-22-2018 04:32 AM

Thank you ladies and gents for the kind encouragement…

Should have mentioned that 4 of the trucks are pretty well identical for the four grandsons, clever pa;
the fifth with the walnut tray is for a Christmas give away gift…

PS – Still no email notifications!

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

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#8 posted 11-22-2018 04:11 PM

Those will be some awesome gifts and surprises.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 11-22-2018 04:26 PM

Very cool idea and I like them filled with candy. The grandkids will love them.

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

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#10 posted 11-22-2018 11:51 PM

Way cute and just the right size for the little blue guy?

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#11 posted 11-23-2018 12:44 AM

Very nice work, crowie!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#12 posted 11-23-2018 08:31 AM

crowie... it’s good to see that it’s not a “jig” that’s throwing you into this frenzy insanity….

Great cutesey for the AB (Ancle Bitters)!

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#13 posted 11-24-2018 05:21 AM

nice, I have not been getting notifications lately. almost missed this one,

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