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    01-09-2021, 06:56 AM
    Marten replied to a thread Marten's '53 build in Vans and Trucks
    Thanks guys for the feedback, really apricate it. Other forums I use don't give much back in feedback. In our dinner devotions this week we have...
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    01-06-2021, 09:08 PM
    Marten replied to a thread Marten's '53 build in Vans and Trucks
    I used to do a lot of woodworking, furniture building, complex models, etc. Then the truck fell into my lap and that has stopped the woodworking. ...
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    01-03-2021, 09:02 AM
    Marten replied to a thread Marten's '53 build in Vans and Trucks
    These trucks come with wood beds, often redone in oak. In my desire to do something different again. I had a bunch of wood of my father in laws...
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    01-02-2021, 07:06 AM
    Marten replied to a thread Happy New Year in General Discussion
    2020 was a challenge for sure. But I got lots of shop time. And I learned a lot of new things. Not all bad. The only hard part was not being able...
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    01-02-2021, 07:01 AM
    Marten replied to a thread Marten's '53 build in Vans and Trucks
    Just before Christmas my gauges came in. Had to mount them to see how they look. Not wired or secured to the dash yet. Working on side windows. ...
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    12-28-2020, 07:00 AM
    Looks great ronf. Your painting space, is it a garage? Do you have a ventilation system? Hoping to paint mine next year, will 2021-2022.
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    12-23-2020, 08:55 PM
    Marten replied to a thread Marten's '53 build in Vans and Trucks
    Still chipping away at this AC system. I am using a Sure fit kit from Vintage Air. I'm sure it will fit, lol. Almost there but thought I would...
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    12-22-2020, 08:04 PM
    Marten replied to a thread Drill bits in General Discussion
    A lot of my work is drilling out steel doors for hardware installation. Get the cobalt bits. Pricy but work great. Watch your drill speed. Slow...
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About Marten
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Carpenter by trade, self employed. Most of my work is commercial installation services. Always been a hot rod guy. This truck is my first build ever. Learning a lot.
Location:
Kemptville, Ontario
Interests:
curling, hot rods, anything racing
Occupation:
carpenter

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