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Project by Dee1 posted 04-16-2016 07:53 PM 1424 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have added another old John Deere tractor this one is copied from a 1931 JD that was my fathers tractor which I restored a few years back. it is the last picture
I tried to rotate the forth pic but sorry I am not much of a computer operator





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 04-16-2016 08:10 PM

Extremely nicely done on the old D!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 04-16-2016 08:44 PM

Dee a GREAT build. Very nice and well done. Not only the wooden tractor makes me glad but also that picture with your restored father’s one. And also the bank on that picture.

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htl

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#3 posted 04-16-2016 09:56 PM

Thats one cool John Deer and O so cute.
Nicely done!!!
There’s just some thing about them old trackers that just so neat, maybe because their so Heavy Duty.

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

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#4 posted 04-16-2016 10:06 PM

This miniature is absolutely beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 04-16-2016 11:22 PM

Excellent Dee, The model is very true to the original…WELL DONE SIR…
Is the tractor in the parade the one you restored, either way it’s beautifully done.

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

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#6 posted 04-16-2016 11:32 PM

Super cool! Great job.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Dee1

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#7 posted 04-17-2016 12:51 AM

Crowie
Yes indeed I restored pops tractor that has been my main hobby for many years now I play a little in the shop as I am getting too old to play with the iron much anymore.

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Dee1

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#8 posted 04-17-2016 12:56 AM

like I said I am not very computer savvy it took just about a year to finish it
also sorry to be posting old tractor pics on a woodworking forum if anyone wants picts send me your email addy I have lots of pictures we restored several tractors but all I have left now is the first tractor my dad bought in 1931 and the last in 1952
Dee

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crowie

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#9 posted 04-17-2016 04:52 AM


like I said I am not very computer savvy it took just about a year to finish it
also sorry to be posting old tractor pics on a woodworking forum if anyone wants picts send me your email addy I have lots of pictures we restored several tractors but all I have left now is the first tractor my dad bought in 1931 and the last in 1952
Dee

- Dee1

Now while the model is impressive, THE REAL DEAL is just superb Dee….
A magnificent labour of love to restore the old tractor from the graveyard to former glory…LOVE IT!!!

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

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#10 posted 04-17-2016 05:12 AM

Ahhhh, I like it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 04-17-2016 07:44 AM

Wow! Realy looks awesome. Those wheels are fantastic. You realy made it authentic with incredible details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 04-17-2016 11:33 AM

Great looking piece Dee.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#13 posted 04-17-2016 12:23 PM

Wish I had your talent…my dad restores Ford tractors and it would love to make him one like yours. Wow.

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#14 posted 04-17-2016 07:22 PM

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#15 posted 04-18-2016 12:48 AM

A true work of art.. Beautiful as well as an accurate reproduction.

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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