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Project by Woodman1 posted 01-29-2022 03:57 AM 826 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Toys and Joys school bus build. I used white hard maple for this. The seats, front directional lights and license plate frames are black walnut. I purchased the birch wheels and the buttons that are used for the taillights and the beacon lights on the front. This bus is being given to the gentleman who owned the local bus company and recently sold his fleet and retired.





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 01-29-2022 08:45 AM

This is a very good looking bus. I like the wood choise, modest but that’s why beautiful. That fellow who got him must have been happy. Well done, a nice piece.

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 01-29-2022 12:23 PM

good looking bus – nice detail

-- 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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Eric

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#3 posted 01-29-2022 12:30 PM

Nicely done and great details.

-- Eric, building the dream

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mikeacg

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#4 posted 01-29-2022 01:09 PM

Sweet Ride!

Mike

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PapaGary1

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#5 posted 01-29-2022 02:16 PM

Nice Job.

Gary

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drogsod

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#6 posted 01-29-2022 05:01 PM

Really nice work and the perfect gift.

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#7 posted 01-29-2022 05:35 PM

What a great gift!

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Northwest29

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#8 posted 01-29-2022 06:50 PM

Your craftsmanship is wonder as is your generosity. So much work to give away. Good job!

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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htl

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#9 posted 01-29-2022 07:10 PM

Great job and one big bus from the look of it, NICE!!!

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tim0001

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#10 posted 01-29-2022 08:02 PM

Thoughtful gift, and fabulous modeling skill. Impressed by your work.

-- TimV: The understanding eye sees the maker's fingerprints. They are evident in every detail ... Leave Fingerprints. Author: James Krenov

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BigAl98

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#11 posted 01-29-2022 09:55 PM

Nice gift…I’ll bet he’ll treasure it, for the rest of his retirement.

-- Al,Midwest -To thine own self be true

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GR8HUNTER

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#12 posted 01-30-2022 03:15 PM

i just love your bus a real nice gift from you GREAT JOB :<)))))))

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

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swirt

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#13 posted 01-30-2022 04:19 PM

So detailed it gave me school flashbacks.

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#14 posted 01-31-2022 02:51 PM

That is very well done! The guy you are giving it to will be thrilled…..

-- Mike

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