excavator from joys for toys plains

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Project by JIMDAND posted 09-30-2015 09:22 PM 1583 views 7 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from maple, walnut and mahogany. First try with toys. I am hooked on them. Now building truck and trailer.

-- Wooden Creations

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#1 posted 09-30-2015 09:54 PM

Nice job!!!
Yep got to be able to get it to the job site. LOL

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

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#2 posted 09-30-2015 11:00 PM

Very Nice Good job great job on tracks

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#3 posted 10-01-2015 01:05 AM

very cool!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 10-01-2015 03:39 AM

That is awesome!

-- The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin

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#5 posted 10-01-2015 03:47 AM

Outstanding toy!My three favourite woods.Details are incredibly accurate.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 10-01-2015 11:19 AM

O’ man!! If my kid see this i will be sleep in my workshop.Nice job.

-- koliko se potrudis, toliko ces imati!

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#7 posted 10-01-2015 12:10 PM

Beautiful. I bought myself this excavator plan also.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#8 posted 10-01-2015 12:10 PM

Very nice project! Love all the detail. I’m not a kid anymore but this makes me want one!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 10-01-2015 03:44 PM

Yes it is very addictive and a job well done on the digger

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#10 posted 10-01-2015 04:17 PM

That is awesome! you did a great job! I can image how much work went into this build, well worth the effort.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#11 posted 10-01-2015 07:33 PM

Love it! I have yet to try something like this. I stick more to the easier things :)

-- Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

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#12 posted 10-01-2015 09:54 PM

For a first make this is a fabulous result, Top job indeed

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#13 posted 10-01-2015 10:48 PM

That is awesome! Does the hydraulic fluid leak out of wooden cylinders?

Be sure to post your next one!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#14 posted 10-01-2015 10:58 PM

no! ( but my blood. sweat and tears did)

-- Wooden Creations

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#15 posted 10-02-2015 01:00 PM

Very well done. And you certainly didn’t pick one of the easier plans from T&J. Looks great.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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