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Project by htl posted 09-11-2019 11:00 PM 1543 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really like the look and feel of the General, it has a longer better shaped boiler to my eye.
Was a fun build, made with birch and a touch a oak.
I used Narm Marshall’s toy book plans to get the shape then went off and used a little Toys and Joys and the General at Gatto is in there too.
Always have fun filling the cab with doodads, following the ideas I got from Ducky. :=]

The blog is here.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs https://www.lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/130264





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pottz

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#1 posted 09-11-2019 11:10 PM

ill gladly salute that general,5 stars id say.beautiful work.

-- 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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sras

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#2 posted 09-11-2019 11:10 PM

Another winner!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Orvile Baker

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#3 posted 09-11-2019 11:14 PM

Top of the line as always.

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

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FrenchGoattoys

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#4 posted 09-11-2019 11:29 PM

Nice job.

-- KJ, Spokane, WA.: Don’t count the days; make the days count.

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#5 posted 09-11-2019 11:35 PM

nice work sir

-- Sean

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PaulDoug

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#6 posted 09-11-2019 11:50 PM

Super job. Very fine work.

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 09-11-2019 11:59 PM

super kewl looking train #4 GREAT JOB :<))))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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therealSteveN

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#8 posted 09-12-2019 12:42 AM

Kids Big and Small all want that train. Nice job

-- Think safe, be safe

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 09-12-2019 12:44 AM

WOW…...............Beautiful locomotive. Great detail. That is and heirloom for sure!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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doubleDD

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#10 posted 09-12-2019 02:09 AM

I can see the steam coming from it. Well built with a lot of detail. Should be cherished forever.

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

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BurlyBob

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#11 posted 09-12-2019 03:04 AM

Totally Fantastic!

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Ivan

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#12 posted 09-12-2019 05:33 AM

Damn good! So many thiny details!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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crowie

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#13 posted 09-12-2019 05:56 AM

Ten out of Ten, Bruce….

And a “DAILY TOP THREE” on this special “Memorial Day”......

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

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irtamos

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#14 posted 09-12-2019 06:12 AM

Great job.

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#15 posted 09-12-2019 10:26 AM

Ahhh, very nice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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