Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'toys and joys'

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Peterbilt truck #3: Making the cabin

02-08-2015 12:19 PM by Dutchy | 4 comments »

First I made the pieces I needed. None of them is exactly. Here you can see them: I started sanding the botom exactly. Therefore I mostly glue a piece of paper on the part that has to be sanded. Below the situation on the disk sander: Then I glue the back of the cabin and the dashpanel to the bottom. This two pieces both are over sized: After the glue has dried again I sand the pieces exactly according to the bottom; Now it,s time to glue the oversized engine hood on it: And...

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Peterbilt truck #2: Holes in axle

02-08-2015 11:42 AM by Dutchy | 2 comments »

It always was difficult for me to make the holes parallel in the axle. I made a little jig to solve this problem. From plywood I made a 100% right-angle “jig”. On this plywood I put two wheels The screw in the “middle” of the wheel has an offset from 2 mm. By turning the wheel I can clamp the axle. Below you can see how it worked out: Below is the situation on the drill press:

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Jeep from Toys and Joys

12-24-2012 12:55 PM by Dutchy | 6 comments »

A few weeks ago I bought a plan from toys and joys, after I had seen the beautiful car of Woodscrap” Before I ordered I asked T and J if it was also in metric measerment, but unfortunately that wasn.t. When I got it I first changed measerment. I can really not understand what the benefits are off fractional measerment. SORRY ! At my request Woodscrap was so kind to send me 6 fotos,s in a high quality. For so far I know is the Jeep a FORD? So I...

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Article of my Cat dozer in a Caterpillar magazine

03-29-2012 12:15 AM by Ryan Haasen | 3 comments »

Hello,Finning Cat recently published an article about my High-track dozer in the Tracks and Treads magazine. My dad is in the construction business and frequently has meetings with clients in his office. Some of those clients are pretty high up in the Finning Caterpillar company and noticed the model dozer I made for him in his office. They asked him to send them some pictures of it and some information about myself. Months later, there it was in the magazine. I was really excited to see it. ...

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