• Apr 12, 2006
Wooden it be nice to spruce up your driveway with a(n) teak roadster? All right, we'll stop.

Jerry Nickel's wooden-bodied car isn't going to be unveiled at the New York Auto Show this week because it's been gathering dust in a trailer for some time. It's powered by two Cadillac V8 engines, one driving the front wheels and the other the rears.

The car was built from over four-thousand pieces of wood, gallons of glue, varnish and 60 pounds of screws. Nickel would have put his masterpiece up for auction at Barrett-Jackson this year, but missed the deadline (or so his subconscious likes to tell him).

Thanks for the tip, Eliot!

[Source: Tom Strongman's Auto Ink]


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      • 8 Years Ago
      hmmm? very nice attention to detail.why didnt he just build a boat?
      john setvin
      • 8 Years Ago
      is it grade A lumber ??..AND DOES IT COME WITH A GLOVEBOX FULLY LOADED WITH TWEEZERS
      Big D
      • 8 Years Ago

      Termite insurance! LMAO!!! OMG Thats just way too funny!
      • 8 Years Ago
      As we say in The National Woodie Club " Wood is Good ", and " Don't Tease The Trees ". also, " No wood burning fires allowed ". This car belongs in a museum or at least someone's livingroom. It is BEAUTIFUL ! Ken Hornung
      JM
      • 8 Years Ago
      now y would u go through all of the trouble to dig up andre the giants coffin nd make a car out of it

      i hope u hav a showroom or else the rain will petrify it nd then it wont be worth n e thing
      • 8 Years Ago
      Gee, a car from trees. That also gives a new meaning to "car nut" a title often ascribed to me. I like everything about it. A winner. Also, I am used to seeing foolish, inane, and even cruel comments on such public forums as this. Everyone of the above is really nice and worthwhile and funny where meant to be. Right on....
      • 8 Years Ago
      Maybe he could be burried in it. Now that's living!
      Jim Myers
      • 8 Years Ago
      HMMMMM,I know why there are no windshield wipers.This"carving" was meant to stay in the garage.What a waste of time. This guy needs a different hobby....I wander what his yard looks like?
      kris in the keys
      • 8 Years Ago
      Great Car...........Now theres a car for driving down Duval St. on any nite of the week to watch the sun set into the sea You'd have no problem getting riders for sunrise either.........Great Car CHRIS
      brett
      • 8 Years Ago
      i hear a lot of negativity posted .if you all had any passion to do anything in life but watch tv & down others maybe life would be a little better .
      this was as i see it a real project someone had in mind & actually did something to creat it . sure made you all think somewhot i see but did you even realize it.
      the craftmanship that went into this was verry well thought through bravo to you .
      for those wanting their floors redone get up off youe ass and do it , it is not hard at all just time consuming . oh sorry i forgot some of you do not even know how to put 1 foot in front of the other .
      John
      • 8 Years Ago
      Maybe Jay Leno would be interested, it would make a beautiful coffin!
      JG
      • 8 Years Ago
      Any 1 who has that much time to waste has got to be lonely take the wood and build a tree house.
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