Regular readers will recall my post from earlier in the year about Alaska-based seasonal hauler Christopher Vallee‘s budding woodworking biz — he’s taken on several commissioned projects to sculpt model tractor-trailers and other vehicles of late almost entirely from wood. The latest project, though, he’s planning to put up for auction on eBay when it’s finished. “Never built a cabover truck before,” he says. What do you think of it so far? More pictures follow in the gallery.
Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. He frequently covers business, regulatory and lifestyle topics for the magazine and at OverdriveOnline.com. His work on the “CSA’s Data Trail” series in Overdrive about the federal CSA program was awarded the highest honor in trade journalism – the “Grand Neal” – by American Business Media at the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards. Dills’ Channel 19 blog covers a grab bag of on-highway hearsay, owner-operator news and driver views from the roadways the nation over. His work in trucking journalism builds on a background of news feature, fiction and other creative writing and editing. Find him here at the Channel 19 blog and via his Twitter feed, or send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 205-907-2481.