brilliant bit of work, Tony! Congrats on the completion. :thumbup:
Really inspiring work, Tony. Thanks for sharing this project with us.
Certainly well deserved! That's a real beauty of an engine. Good Job! :thumbup:
Good job, Pete! She looks grand on the water. :thumbup:
I'm certainly interested. Seems like a good topic for the Tools area. :)
It is a good time, isn't it? :D These are from Amazon and the set was US $135.
The fruits of last night's labors.
I still need to drill the center braces for the axle box pins. More fun to be had...
Sorry to hear this news on your health. Best wishes for your treatment and recovery.
You are and have been a great source of inspiration...
I am in awe of this project. Your craftsmanship, engineering and artistry are astounding! Thanks for sharing your talents with us. :thumbup:
This is some really beautiful work. And, I love your "Mustang" trailer. :thumbup:
I finished up the end sills. Putting the radius on the ends of the front end sill was a learning experience. And, there were a lot of holes to...
She looks gorgeous on the water! :thumbup: What is a maiden voyage without a few wrinkles to iron out? ;) I'm sure you'll have those taken care...
Congrats, Peter! Great job on this one. I love the colors as well. :thumbup:
A little more progress over the past two days. The Pedestal Brace and Axle Box were machined. These parts are actually two pieces soldered...
WOW! That turned out amazing! Beautiful craftsmanship all around. Thanks for sharing the journey with us. :thumbup:
Nice! Looking forward to the first underway report.
I think he looks great. Definitely a salty ol' sailor. :)
Thanks Dale. :) I'm loving the readouts. :thumbup:
Thanks kvom. :)
Continuing on with the frame...
I needed to mount the frame at a 45 degree angle to finish milling the steam tee opening.
Next I drilled...
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