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A toy Motorhome for my grandson

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Project by Dan Best posted 02-23-2019 03:24 AM 582 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Years ago when I was a Park Ranger I built this 1” scale model of my Bounder 37’ Motorhome for my grandson.I built it heavy duty so he could ride on it and it was fully furnished with a flip top so he could play with the inside. This was my first large scale model.

-- Dan Best I don't watch life, I live it!





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#1 posted 02-23-2019 05:52 AM

Progressive pictures would have been wonderful – however this product looks impressive and possibly a fun build. I think modifications could have been nearly endless. Thanks for sharing.

-- DonB

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#2 posted 02-23-2019 11:59 AM

Interesting project would make a great toy box.

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#3 posted 02-23-2019 03:36 PM

Very neat project.
Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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#4 posted 02-23-2019 04:27 PM

more pictures please :<))

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

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#5 posted 02-23-2019 07:46 PM

This looks like you put a lot of effort into it and got a wonderful result. Great gift for a grandchild.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-23-2019 09:12 PM

Thanks for your positive responses! I actually built this 6 years ago and only had the two pictures of the project. The interior furniture was all done in cedar. Yes, I could have done so much more detail work in the project but it was kept simple because my grandson was only 2 years old when I made it for him so it needed to be tough and simple. I have many more projects that I will post soon.

-- Dan Best I don't watch life, I live it!

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#7 posted 02-24-2019 12:54 PM

Dan, Welcome to LJ. Great project, I m abetting it has gotten a ton of use over the years. Look forward to seeing other projects.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#8 posted 02-24-2019 03:14 PM

A super build Dan a unique and cool build .

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#9 posted 02-24-2019 10:51 PM

Dan , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 02-26-2019 10:35 AM

Now that’s what toymaking is about, hand made to last…well done sir!!

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

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