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Toy Construction #210: Ford van #2 Playing with some wheels

06-14-2018 11:21 PM by htl | 9 comments »

I LOVE to make wheels I don’t know why but this is the one place I can have some fun. My spoke wheel making blog is here but I went just a tad different to get the model A look. Since I’m building the 1929 ford van I’m trying for some Model A Wheels.They should look like this. Well here’s what I came up with today with a little trial and error.Now if I can just make four that are close to the same.I’ve all ways had trouble getting things marked up and I usually glue the pattern to the wood but it always seems to get off center so I just bolted the pattern to the bottom marked it and on to the next rim.I found a clock pattern that was just what I need...

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