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Project by diggerdelaney posted 74 days ago 900 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been working on this for a little while now, it was a small request from the great grandson.

It is 22” long 6 1/2” wide and 10 1/2” tall and strong enough for a small child to sit on the cab. The number is his dad’s banger racing number and it is called Toby the Tank engine as he wanted it for his 1 year old brother of the same name. As can be seen it is based on Thomas the tank engine but with differences.

All the round parts are turned on the lathe.

Snoopy is there as part of a joke on an Australian website and is called my little helper

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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TexasNick

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#1 posted 74 days ago

Very nice Digger. I’m sure your Great Grandson will Love it!

-- Experience: What you have left after you've lost everything else.

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Mark Shymanski

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#2 posted 74 days ago

Very cool! I think my little guy is outgrowing Thomas now but he would have loved something like this and I am sure your great grandson will also!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Diggerjacks

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#3 posted 74 days ago

Hello Digger

Very nice

The face is beautiful

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 74 days ago

Grandson should love it. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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crowie

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#5 posted 73 days ago

G’Day Derek, You aren’t a trainee, you sir are a master craftsman…..and this little train will be rolling down the track for many, many years…. VERY WELL DONE!!!!!

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

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ChrisK

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#6 posted 73 days ago

Great job, it looks like the ‘real’ thing.

-- Chris K

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NormG

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#7 posted 72 days ago

That is just awesome in every way, thank you for sharing

-- Norman

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