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    This is my first toy car. I got the pattern from one of the Sawdust issues, published by S.A.W. I enlarged it because I had some wheels laying around that someone gave me. I turned them down to square them off and reduce the diameter to 1.5 inches.
    The body is solid pine 2" thick the fenders Hoduran mahogany (all scraps)
    I counter bored the wheels so that the axels would be recessed a bit.
    The car is 7"L x 3"W x 3" Tall.
    Finished with Bartley Gell varnish.
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    Rolf
    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

  • #2
    Now that is kewl Rolf ! I like it
    Good job !
    ...~Robert~
    DW788 and Hawk 226

    " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "

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    • #3
      What a beauty!
      Thanks for including the details. I think all the details help us grow with our own skills.
      CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
      "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
      Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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      • #4
        looks great!
        Dale w/ yella saws

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        • #5
          Fantastic looking.
          Dragon
          Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
          Owner of a Dewalt 788
          PuffityDragon on AFSP

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          • #6
            That's really neat Rolf, and you make it sound so simple. It's very convincing.

            Chris
            "If you march your Winter Journeys you will have your reward, so long as all you want is a penguin's egg."

            Saws: AWSF18, Meccano Mk II

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            • #7
              Great toy and I agree with Carl. Putting those details into words may give someone else a flash of brilliance. Thanks for sharing.
              Mike

              Craftsman 16" VS, Puros Indios and Sam Adams!
              Scrollin' since Jun/2006

              My Gallery

              http://scrollcrafters.com (reciprocal links welcomed)

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              • #8
                Very nice idea and super job. I second what Santa said. It's nice to know the particulars.
                Mike

                Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
                www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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                • #9
                  nice...you making one for me to play with too?
                  Jeff Powell

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                  • #10
                    It looks great, Rolf. Any chance of a front view too?
                    Ian

                    Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                    • #11
                      lovely car rolf.
                      kevin/pitbull.

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                      • #12
                        thats just great rolf, there seems to be somewhat of a revival here in the uk for wooden handmade toys again, we have sold lots at the garden centre i work at.
                        http://www.cabincraft.co.uk

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                        • #13
                          WOW! Now I want to cover my truck in wood, don't think it will look nearly as good as your car though.

                          Great work, and again, thanks for the details.
                          John Patrick, Bird Oasis
                          www.birdoasis.com
                          Using Dewalt DW788. Working on a new line of birdhouses and bird feeders for the store.

                          I welcome any and all ideas for bird friendly scrolling.

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                          • #14
                            Excellent work Rolf
                            Charlie
                            "Everything Happens for a Reason"
                            Craftsman 18in. 21609

                            http://wolfmooncreations.weebly.com

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                            • #15
                              Jeff,
                              I will have to put a semi in the works for you.
                              Thank you all for the nice comments.
                              Rolf
                              RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                              Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                              Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                              And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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