Garbage Man Costume

The truck was built from plywood and mounted on a garden cart, my sister and I painted the body, and we had the decals printed at our local print shop. The steering wheel is from an old toy car he had outgrew and we just mounted it in the cab. The headlights are simple stick-on nightlights and the grill is just a black square painted on the front with two cooling racks from the Dollar General store. The beacon light on top was found in my grandpa's shed and we mounted a garbage can in the back of the truck which housed a battery that we wired the light to. 

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    DrJaysip kscarbrough

    Reply 4 years ago

    Hi! My son is begging to be a garbage truck driver for Halloween and I just saw your amazing truck. Do you by any chance have the dimensions or directions on how you built this truck. I would greatly appreciate any help you could give me. Thank you so much!!!


    5 years ago on Introduction

    lol, I love this, i see the name on the side of the truck and can't help but think of a town in my state, so it would be perfect for my kid next halloween :D


    5 years ago on Introduction

    you got my Vote!
    Halloween is about creativity and you got it!
    Nice job.!!.check out mine what u think? I made mine out of card boards and tape lol Vote if you like show some love in return :-) leave comments tell me what you think..


    5 years ago

    This is awesome! I'm going to have to show this to my brother who works for Waste Management. It would make for a great project for my 2 year old nephew!

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    Thank you! My son is OBSESSED with garbage trucks and has been since he could talk. There was no question on what he would be for Halloween.