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Old 31st January 2009, 02:24   #1
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Lightbulb Woow!!! Beautiful Wooden Vespa Scooter.

Hi Guys,

I got this from one of the forwards & was just beautiful. You gotta love this

"Craftsman Carlos Alberto came across a Vespa that was in complete disrepair, so he gutted it and carved a body from wood—which he then coated in a multitude of beautiful steam-molded veneers. Stunning stuff. But am I the only one who takes a look at those wheels and imagines little roulette tables?"

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Old 31st January 2009, 15:14   #2
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amazin!!," fevicol ki masbooth jodh"
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Old 31st January 2009, 15:29   #3
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This is an amzing piece of work, must've taken a long time to make..

@yamahaboy - your signature says"2001 Maruthi 800"??? why the 'H'??
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Old 31st January 2009, 15:34   #4
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Perfection at its best!!
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Old 31st January 2009, 15:54   #5
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Great innovation ... Would love to ride it .....
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Old 31st January 2009, 17:01   #6
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@rg My Bad!! Typo
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This is an amzing piece of work, must've taken a long time to make..

@yamahaboy - your signature says"2001 Maruthi 800"??? why the 'H'??
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Old 31st January 2009, 17:42   #7
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@ yamahaboy - lol, can see you've changed it.
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Old 31st January 2009, 19:28   #8
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WOW , thats such a beautiful idea & execution
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Old 31st January 2009, 20:08   #9
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Thats an amazing piece of work and displays sterling craftsmanship. Great find !
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fire hazard!

was he able to register it?
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Great work. A real masterpiece.
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fire hazard!

was he able to register it?
Vivek, he probably never needed to. Unless you change something that is noted as unique in the RC one probably does not need to re-register the vehicle. So an engine change will need you to re-register it. Similarly even a fuel type change (petrol to LPG) needs the go-ahead of the registering authorities. But I do not think anyone mentions in the records as to whether the body is made of steel or wood. And that probably is the loophole here as the scooter was already registered albeit in a bad shape when this artistic guy let his ideas run amock and crafted this wooden body for it.

I wonder though what happens to the body when the scooter is exposed to the rains and water logged streets (that probably never happens in the wester world anyways).
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just wondering what happens ...just in case ....you know ....he has a small crash ....( hope not ) as in wooden thing how well will it hold thats what came to my mind
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Awesome! Amazing! Brilliant! Classy!

There is so much one can think negative about this - a crash, a dent, water logged streets, etc. but what impresses me is the novelty of the idea.
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Too good.Never imagined this marvel.
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