Fordson super dexta wooden model #2: Steering gearbox 2/2 Chapter 8

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 04-09-2017 07:50 AM 3520 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Steering gearbox 1/2 Chapter 8 Part 2 of Fordson super dexta wooden model series Part 3: Engine Chapter 1 »

Here is my second blog about the Fordson Super Dexta building process. From this tractor there is a pattern with you can find here. This blog is starting with the most difficult part to make. The steering gearbox. In the pattern this is chapter 8.

More about the gears you can find here

Thanks for watching.


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#1 posted 04-09-2017 08:19 AM

Great post Dutchy. Incredible how one simple idea can change someones entire perspective.

I always cut the pieces to size then glued and finally cussed when it moved. Cutting close to, gluing and then cutting to final size is such a more practical and simpler way. DOH, DOH, DOH! to me for past practices.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#2 posted 04-09-2017 08:59 AM

WOW and wow Dutchy… The tractor was amazing but to see this level of detailing is simply outstanding sir…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#3 posted 04-09-2017 10:44 AM

enjoying your blog…...... well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 04-09-2017 11:48 AM

Really like your blog. It makes it clear the great detail and effort need to make the model. Thanks for the post.

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#5 posted 04-09-2017 11:49 AM

Good job. I really enjoy your blogs, always come away from them with good ideas.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#6 posted 04-09-2017 05:02 PM

Love your doing the hard stuff first so they don’t get last in all the other details.
Super tips Part #2, great job!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#7 posted 04-09-2017 05:40 PM

Thank you Dutchy.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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#8 posted 04-09-2017 08:53 PM

Thanks for posting these details. I like the way you are coming up with new ideas to take wooden models to another level.
Well done.

-- Peter New Zealand

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#9 posted 04-10-2017 01:21 PM

Great Blog Dutchy you make the hard ones a little easier thank you.

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#10 posted 04-10-2017 02:19 PM

thank you Dutchy….... these blogs will help when I do get to building mine …..... GREAT JOB :<))


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#11 posted 04-10-2017 04:25 PM

So much delicate work. You’re a master of it all, Dutchy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#12 posted 04-10-2017 09:14 PM

Got my plans Dutchy and can’t wait till I get my shop set up so I can build it and become a farmer with my new tractor. LOL
Now I need to study them and wait for your next how-to.
Thanks again Dutchy.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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