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Project by htl posted 09-11-2020 09:25 PM 1463 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been playing with my new scroll saw but forced myself to get the truck off the shelf and finish it up today, lol
The blog is here.

I’m glad I had just enough oak to get it done as the oak really helps show off the trucks shape.
One coat of Danish natural to seal the wood then wiped on some danish oil in the walnut finish to make the oak pop. This way the project doesn’t get to dark and show up blotches, but be careful, doing it this way with maple or the like will just make it look dirty so be sure to do a test first.

These were some old plans I found and there are a couple more that look interesting.

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





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drogsod

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#1 posted 09-11-2020 10:20 PM

Great craftsmanship as always. Well done.

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crowie

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#2 posted 09-11-2020 10:35 PM

You had to finish off this beautiful truck Bruce, it looks so realistic!

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

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oldrivers

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#3 posted 09-11-2020 11:49 PM

Looks good is that a “C” cab delivery truck?

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 09-12-2020 12:11 AM

another quality shelf item i really like the wood and finish on this one and them wheels WOW GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#5 posted 09-12-2020 12:14 AM

Nice job and interesting truck!

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Eric

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#6 posted 09-12-2020 12:25 AM

Great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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#7 posted 09-12-2020 12:43 AM

Nice job, really like the details on the wheels.

-- Rich

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woodshaver Tony C

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#8 posted 09-12-2020 01:01 AM

Great looking truck and those oh so nice wheels! Nice to see the bottle for the prospective too! Nice work Bruce!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 09-12-2020 02:12 AM

Nice truck! The blog pointer goes to the lock blog, but I managed to find the truck blog. Glad you finished it up!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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htl

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#10 posted 09-12-2020 02:34 AM

Thanks Dave I got it fixed now. ;-}

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Ivan

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#11 posted 09-12-2020 05:39 AM

Thosr ancient trick I like the most. Realy cute one

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 09-12-2020 12:28 PM

My gosh I like this. I made an attempt at making a truck without a PO door, just didn’t work out too well. Yours really hit the mark. Now I have a new inspiration to try. I too seem to really like the way oak looks on these.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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ralbuck

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#13 posted 09-12-2020 07:21 PM

GREAT!

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

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