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

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Dutchy posted 04-09-2017 07:50 AM 3629 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.


12 comments so far

View LittleBlackDuck's profile


1601 posts in 727 days

#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

View crowie's profile


2262 posts in 1857 days

#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

View toyguy's profile


1617 posts in 3743 days

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

enjoying your blog…...... well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

View Redoak49's profile


3076 posts in 1895 days

#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.

View johnstoneb's profile


2793 posts in 2079 days

#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

View htl's profile


3624 posts in 1065 days

#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!!!

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs.

View bruce317's profile


403 posts in 729 days

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

Thank you Dutchy.

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

View Pjonesy's profile


217 posts in 732 days

#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

View Dee1's profile


289 posts in 1795 days

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

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

View GR8HUNTER's profile


3291 posts in 619 days

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

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


View Roger's profile


20904 posts in 2710 days

#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.

View htl's profile


3624 posts in 1065 days

#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.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics