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Here is a toy race car I designed, inspired by the early years of Grand Prix racing. This toy was designed to be rugged, and "driven hard" for years and years. The wheels were made in my shop using my drill press. I use poplar or maple for the body, and maple for the wheels
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Cute, simple, awesome fun!!!
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Nice work Jeremy. Looks sturdy. I like the way you did the axles. Is it a dowel inside a dowel?
                                      
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Hi Jeremy

Nice job.  You did a great job painting the body.  What paint did you use?

Also, you have a nicely rounded edge on the body.  Did you use a router and a round over bit, or did you hand sand the body into the shape you wanted?

Again nice job.

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Thank you all for the feed  back. Brian, yes, I used a 1/2" dowel thru the body, and a 1/4" dowel for the axles. Ken, a 1/2 radius bit did the edges, and I used spray can primer and paint, sanding with 600 grit in between coats. It took two coats of primer, and two coats of paint.
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