Heavy Duty Trailer

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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 12-09-2018 07:58 PM 1494 views 2 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just completed the trailer for the Western Star tractor. I purchased the plans from T&J at the same time with plans to put one of my excavators on for display. The trailer is made mostly of walnut and what I thought to have been Cherry (recycled from a shipping crate) is actually African Mahogany. I used pine for the wheels and painted then black. Thank you for looking, s always all comments welcome. Merry Christmas.

-- Sean

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#1 posted 12-09-2018 08:04 PM

Congratulations on an outstanding job

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#2 posted 12-09-2018 08:34 PM

Absolutely gorgeous.
You have certainly done excellent job!

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

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#3 posted 12-09-2018 08:41 PM

A GREAT combination. Well done. All that wheels. To me it looks like a lot of work!


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#4 posted 12-09-2018 08:43 PM

love this whole set up Sean and its load of big brother and little brother are so very nice on it GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#5 posted 12-09-2018 08:45 PM

WOW that is fantastic

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#6 posted 12-09-2018 08:56 PM

love this whole set up Sean and its load of big brother and little brother are so very nice on it GREAT JOB :<))



Now you will need to build a bigger house just to show all your great work.

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#7 posted 12-09-2018 09:07 PM

Outstanding work…well done

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#8 posted 12-09-2018 09:28 PM

Thank you everyone for the nice comments

-- Sean

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#9 posted 12-09-2018 09:33 PM

Great job, these all turned out so nice and really go well together.
Down the road you’ll be glad the cherry turned out to be mahogany, I say this because in my case a caboose I built two years ago was done in walnut and cherry and with age the cherry has darkened to almost match the walnut in darkness.
Come to think of it mahogany darkens with age too but I don’t think quite as dark.
Again beautiful job!!!

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#10 posted 12-09-2018 10:15 PM

That is outstanding workmanship, you should be very proud of what you have achieved. And a merry Christmas to you too.

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

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#11 posted 12-09-2018 11:03 PM

Holy moly! Such craftsmanship and patience. Master piece.

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

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#12 posted 12-09-2018 11:07 PM

A beautiful outfit.

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#13 posted 12-09-2018 11:26 PM

Wonderful workmanship.

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#14 posted 12-09-2018 11:42 PM

Nice job, now where are you going to put it. I have mine on my wife’s China hutch and she hates it there. Gonna see how many more I can put on there before she snaps. Lol

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- I didn't do it, Stupid Did!

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#15 posted 12-09-2018 11:56 PM

Jason we have a craft room that I have taken over the wall space.

-- Sean

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