For George Barnes, cars were his life, from the day he began an apprenticeship as a panelbeater and spray painter in 1947 until now as he plans to start he believes what might be his final project: a refrigerated toy truck of considerable proportions.

He has spent a lifetime tinkering with cars. He was a panelbeater and spray painter for much of his working life and in his spare time he turned his love for tinkering with vehicles into making toy trucks from solid timber. The resulting masterpieces have gone right around the country, delighting many a child.

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