CCKW 353 all wood bed.

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CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:08 pm

We prefered to build with all wood its bed.
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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by D.R.H. » Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:15 pm

Watch out Boys, Fernie is onto something here. This is going to be a nice bed when you're finished with it Fernando. Keep us updated with photos please. :)
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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:25 pm

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:26 pm

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by mudflap » Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:12 pm

Looks Great, Fernando !!! :)

What kind of wood are you using ?

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:44 am

mudflap wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:12 pm
Looks Great, Fernando !!! :)

What kind of wood are you using ?

Best Regards….
We know it like "Garapeira"(hardwood).
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Dodge B3-B 4x2 1952 s/n:90099559
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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:21 am

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Especial thanks to my friend DAVID(MOTTO) that help me.
Jeep Willys MB DoD dec,16 1942 s/n:196275
Dodge B3-B 4x2 1952 s/n:90099559
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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:26 am

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by rjbeamer » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:28 am

Interesting wood!

Garapa
Apuleia Leiocarpa
Caesalpiniaceae
Other Common Name(s):
Amarealao, Ana, Ana Caspi, Brazilian Ash, Brazilian Oak, Cobre, Garapeira, Garrote, Gateado, Grapia, Mapurite, Marotoa, Muiratua, Muirajuba
Imported Hardwood
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:
Both Interior and Exterior
Uses:
Decking, Exterior Trim, Flooring, Millwork, Mouldings,
Distribution:
Grapa predominatley grows south of Brazil, in forests along the Atlantic Ocean.
General Description
The wood has a yellowish tint, that darkens with age and exposure to a golden brown. The grain is relatively straight, but can also be interlocked. When interlocked grain is present it will likely cause a ribbon like figure. The texture is medium.
Working Properties
Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Good


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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by Hammerhead » Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:33 am

That wood bed is looking great! Excellent quality of work too. Can't wait to see it mounted on your CCKW! Please keep adding the pictures!
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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:08 am

Hammerhead wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:33 am
That wood bed is looking great! Excellent quality of work too. Can't wait to see it mounted on your CCKW! Please keep adding the pictures! :D
Thanks.Always is a pleasure to me Hammerhead.I owe some of that to David(Motto).
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Dodge B3-B 4x2 1952 s/n:90099559
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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:16 am

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Jeep Willys MB DoD dec,16 1942 s/n:196275
Dodge B3-B 4x2 1952 s/n:90099559
CCKW 353 Banjo 1944 s/n:309623

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:18 am

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Jeep Willys MB DoD dec,16 1942 s/n:196275
Dodge B3-B 4x2 1952 s/n:90099559
CCKW 353 Banjo 1944 s/n:309623

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by fernando mendes » Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:08 pm

Today we put the tail lights and cat eye reflectors.
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The wood bed is finished.Thanks to David(Motto).
Jeep Willys MB DoD dec,16 1942 s/n:196275
Dodge B3-B 4x2 1952 s/n:90099559
CCKW 353 Banjo 1944 s/n:309623

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Re: CCKW 353 all wood bed.

Post by mudflap » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:40 pm

Looks AWESOME!!

I especially like that you included the toolbox under the tailgate.

Great job!

Best Regards….

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