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Project by Franky2304 posted 04-05-2021 02:44 PM 746 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bonjour
Je viens de terminer VW hippie van plan de toys and joys
Fait en noyer et érable
J’ai modifier le pare-choc

Hello I just finished VW hippie van toy and joys plan Made of walnut and maple I modify the bumper

-- Francois Québec





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 04-05-2021 02:49 PM

simply love the wood choices on this van GREAT JOB :<))))))))

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

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#2 posted 04-05-2021 03:21 PM

I don’t remember the hippie era but looking at this van, they had some REALLY nice vans

-- 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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#3 posted 04-05-2021 03:40 PM

Very well done !

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#4 posted 04-05-2021 03:57 PM

Excellent!

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#5 posted 04-05-2021 03:58 PM

Nicely done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 04-05-2021 04:27 PM

Beautiful

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#7 posted 04-05-2021 05:31 PM

Sure reminds me of the one we had when I was a youngster. Nice job there.

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#8 posted 04-05-2021 05:37 PM

way groovy man

-- derek / oregon

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#9 posted 04-05-2021 06:45 PM



simply love the wood choices on this van GREAT JOB :<))))))))

- GR8HUNTER


Looks as good as the real ones ever did.

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

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htl

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#10 posted 04-05-2021 08:12 PM

Very nicely done!!!
I also love the two tone choice of wood, just right!!!
I never owned a VW van but have a couple bugs and loved them, so smooth down the road and a blast on a dirt road. LOL

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

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#11 posted 04-05-2021 11:31 PM

That’s some “FINE” work.

Beautiful choice of woods.

Awesome!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Eric

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#12 posted 04-05-2021 11:31 PM

Looking good, great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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#13 posted 04-06-2021 02:00 AM

Great job FQ... nice contrast on the body… reminds me of my 2 tone combi back in the early 70s.

How’d you do the bumper bar… one piece with a lot of sanding or steam bending with a lot of care?

My recollection was that the Ban the Bomb symbol was the first chick magnet I encountered… yeah, yeah, not condoning, but political correctness was still in the unborn back then.

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

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#14 posted 04-06-2021 04:07 AM

Awesome grain selection and placement on that passenger side. Looks like a custom paint job.
Nice work.

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#15 posted 04-06-2021 12:57 PM

Awesome work Francois. Your craftsmanship is just amazing.

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