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Project by romansfivefive posted 01-27-2008 06:05 AM 3182 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first try at this type of project. I really enjoyed crafting the truck. It was kind of like sculpting. I found pics on a website then copied and pasted them into microsoft paint. Iincreased the size of them until the wheels in the photo were the size of the wheels I had purchased. I printed out the pics and used transfer paper to make the wooden pieces. A little glue and some acrylic paint… that is about it.

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.





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#1 posted 01-27-2008 06:09 AM

cool … really cool

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 01-27-2008 06:18 AM

Yip…you got the bug.. Nice truck. And from pictures…... Very Cool indeed.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 01-27-2008 06:38 AM

Yes… I agree.. “Very Cool”

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 01-27-2008 07:25 AM

Very nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 01-27-2008 07:28 AM

Looks like it ready for the road.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#6 posted 01-27-2008 11:00 AM

Nice. Maybe too many digits in the phone number for a true antique, though.

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#7 posted 01-27-2008 12:16 PM

That is really nice. The detail is wonderful.

You made only 1? I assume that the truck is your toy then. You should have made 3- one for each of the children. But this does give you an excuse to get back into the shop and make some more.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 01-27-2008 01:58 PM

Very nice.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#9 posted 01-27-2008 04:11 PM

Well Done, great attention to detail

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#10 posted 01-27-2008 05:08 PM

Great details. I love the “antique” in the back.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#11 posted 01-27-2008 06:09 PM

Nice job. It looks great!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#12 posted 01-28-2008 07:39 AM

Great detail. A friend of mine used to pull trees out with one of these, brings back memories.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 01-28-2008 02:18 PM

amazing.
and it’s a “First”? wow

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribele, Young Living Wellness )

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#14 posted 01-29-2008 10:51 PM

I have to return a miniature pump organ http://lumberjocks.com/projects/4570 to my sister’s house…whatcha charge me to haul it?

nice job!

-- Jon

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#15 posted 01-29-2008 10:54 PM

Beautiful job on a great piece of road machinery!

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