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Excavator and Old Truck

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Project by PapaGary1 posted 05-08-2021 12:21 PM 454 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Before I bought a CNC machine, I did these with a scroll saw. I don’t think I’ll go back. The Excavator was an idea of equipment I used to have when I owned a Large Equipment Rental company in Utah that I sold 23-years ago. Now all I do is play with my equipment (toys) in my shop.

Gary





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ralbuck

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

Both are nice work.
I do like the 30’s vintage truck better though.

Still something about doing the work by actual eye and hand instead of electronics has a lot of appeal.

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

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CommonJoe

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#2 posted 05-08-2021 04:22 PM

WOW
those look so real.

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Phil277

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#3 posted 05-08-2021 08:12 PM

Great job on both. The CNC router is a game changer. I don’t think people who don’t have one appreciate what it takes to turn out a quality product like the vehicles you have shown here. You don’t just clamp a piece of wood to the machine, turn it on and come back to a ready to paint item.
There is a fair amount of traditional woodworking involved.

Phil

-- The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. From a sign on a surfer bar in So. Calif.

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crowie

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#4 posted 05-08-2021 10:39 PM

Oh Gary, come on please sir, those beaut toys deserve a more photos!

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

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