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My first wood truck is finished.

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Project by TWagner posted 03-24-2019 06:56 PM 1371 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I finally finished the first attempt at a wooden truck build.
I didn’t have time last weekend to work on it.
Made this for my companies owner for the businesses 90th anniversary.
It think it turned out pretty cool.
A few mistakes were made, but isn’t that what this is all about, learning as you go.
Next time i am going to try and make my own wheels.

-- Tim Wagner





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Chris

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#1 posted 03-24-2019 07:19 PM

LOVE the detail. I can tell you really took your time and put your heart into it. It turned out fabulous.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 03-24-2019 07:25 PM

your boss is going to be plenty happy – great job and fine detail

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 03-24-2019 08:14 PM

this truck is simply beautiful has so many wonderful details GREAT JOB :<))))))))))

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

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crowie

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#4 posted 03-24-2019 08:22 PM

That is one gorgeous truck Tim, so much detail with beautiful timber contrasts…well done!

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

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LittleBlackDuck

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#5 posted 03-24-2019 09:01 PM

Must agree with you TW... did turn out cool!

Briliamt model… love the inside and you’ve chosen a great mix of timbers… Being a first build makes it just that much more impressive.


..... A few mistakes were made,...
- TWagner

The only mistake I can see is your lay back seat…gallery picture 5…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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Gary

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#6 posted 03-24-2019 09:06 PM

Dang, that’s a beauty.

-- Gary, Florida

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at anchor in Orlando

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#7 posted 03-24-2019 11:15 PM

note the previous post on this project, made of pallet wood!
Makes it even better!

-- Jack

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stefang

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#8 posted 03-24-2019 11:39 PM

A very impressive build Tim, and not just because it’s your first. The cab interior is really cool too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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oldrivers

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#9 posted 03-25-2019 12:57 AM

Excellent build super detail and finish top of the line all the way, Congratulations.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#10 posted 03-25-2019 10:30 AM

I like the contrasting woods you used. Great job for a first build!

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

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TWagner

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#11 posted 03-25-2019 11:04 AM

Thank you guys.
I appreciate all the nice feedback.
Tim

-- Tim Wagner

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ralbuck

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#12 posted 03-25-2019 03:30 PM

A beautiful model!

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

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moke

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#13 posted 03-25-2019 05:10 PM

I would never have guessed that was number one! Magnificent job! I am sure your companies owner will display it proudly…thanks for showing

-- Mike

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WayneC

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#14 posted 03-25-2019 05:13 PM

Very cool. There is a full scale model of a Ford Truck in a nearby museum. Something for you to aspire to…. lol

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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pottz

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#15 posted 03-25-2019 06:50 PM

that is one of the nicest most detailed wood models ive ssen here,and their are some pretty nice ones too.for a first id say youve got a good model building future ahead.beautiful craftsmanship.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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