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1920's Ford "C" Cab Farm Truck for a little boy's first birthday

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Project by crowie posted 04-06-2019 11:52 PM 1532 views 2 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1920’s Ford “C” Cab Farm Truck for a little boy’s first birthday.

After seeing the Ford “C” Cab Farm Truck I made for the local boys & girls club Easter Guessing competition our youngest daughter asked if I could make a similar but smaller version for Asher’s cousin Sammy’s first birthday.

I had the pattern for the “C” Cab so it wasn’t too difficult to scale down the farm truck to a smaller tray back truck with not too much extra detail to ensure it’s playable for a little bloke.

The timber is a mixture of Merbau, Spotted Gum, Blackheart Sassafras with Beech Wheels while the finish is my home made Wipe On Poly.

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





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majuvla

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#1 posted 04-07-2019 12:02 AM

More cute variations… Great job!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 04-07-2019 12:17 AM

Awesome little truck. The little guy is certain to enjoy that.

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

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#3 posted 04-07-2019 12:20 AM

Great job Peter.

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

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#4 posted 04-07-2019 01:12 AM

Very nice detail work. Nice gift

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 04-07-2019 01:15 AM

he should just love this truck i bet he will try and haul everything GREAT JOB :<)))))

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

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hornpout

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#6 posted 04-07-2019 01:20 AM

That’s a beautiful truck Crowie nice details ,i need to find an idea for my 4 year old grandson he wants a truck alo ,it keeps me busy i have 3 grandkids ,i was thinking of a 2 foot long dump truck .

-- Hornpout Gorham New Hampshire

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htl

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#7 posted 04-07-2019 02:10 AM

Cute project and it looks heavy duty enough to tot the loud. =-)

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#8 posted 04-07-2019 02:58 AM

Another ripper mate, you are a clever bloke.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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Orvile Baker

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#9 posted 04-07-2019 05:03 AM

That is really cool.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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#10 posted 04-07-2019 05:42 AM

You have turned out another great project. Well done.

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

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#11 posted 04-07-2019 07:01 AM

That is really awesome mate, the little fella will love it to bits. Not literally.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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crowie

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#12 posted 04-07-2019 07:16 AM

They Love It!!

WINNER

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

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#13 posted 04-07-2019 08:29 AM

A double winner!

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#14 posted 04-07-2019 09:17 AM

Great job Peter. And the little lad looks like he could not wait to open the box.

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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#15 posted 04-07-2019 01:20 PM

Hope the 1 yo has the decency to buy you a slab of XXXX…

Nice job nevertheless!

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

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