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Project by pinkfish posted 1704 days ago 1615 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A toy dirt mover I made for my daughter. It is from maple and walnut, mostly, with some red oak for the base and one of the movement pins. It works pretty nicely, you can pick up and move the bin bit at the front and drive it around like a car. I think the car part is the bit my daughter likes the most currently, that and trying to undo all the bolts.





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Dudley

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#1 posted 1704 days ago

Neat. The daughter will love it. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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mmh

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#2 posted 1704 days ago

Very cool! I’m glad to see you’re giving your daughter fair game with the toys. Can I play too??

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1704 days ago

KOOL!! Looks like she will have fun with that:-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Loucarb

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#4 posted 1704 days ago

Nice job, I’m sure she’ll have fun with that.

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#5 posted 1704 days ago

Very nice Thingy

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kansas

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#6 posted 1704 days ago

Nice work. Is the bucket supposed to be that direction?

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pinkfish

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#7 posted 1704 days ago

It is based on a wood magazine plan and the bucket is supposed to be in that direction now ;)

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 1704 days ago

If it is that way it is a shovel, the other way it is a backhoe.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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ChesapeakeBob

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#9 posted 1704 days ago

Nice job! I need to post photos of a crane I built of the same general idea. Could you post just one photo with her sitting on it so we can get a better idea of the dimensions.

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#10 posted 1704 days ago

Something she’ll treasure

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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JDboy

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#11 posted 1471 days ago

my son loves this. do you have the plans and can you post them. I can not find them on woods web site.

-- JD Boy

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pinkfish

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#12 posted 1471 days ago

Here are the plans on the wood web site:
http://www.woodstore.net/coex.html

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