The Red Tractor

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Project by Pjonesy posted 05-27-2016 02:33 AM 1073 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is The Red Tractor. Another Toys & Joys model I have made. This is made of Jarra that gives it the red color.
Tires are ebonized timber. Model is finished off with tung oil mainly to bring out the red.

-- Peter New Zealand

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#1 posted 05-27-2016 02:56 AM

Super nice.
Really like the flat colors give it that real feel.
Put a picture of some corn fields behind it and it would look like you could walk up to it and drive off.

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#2 posted 05-27-2016 10:59 AM

Looks like an old IH. Well done, like the color.

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#3 posted 05-27-2016 11:06 AM

Yeeaaah …. you guys with the “toys” just amaze me !

Nice job !

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#4 posted 05-27-2016 11:17 AM

Wow…very nice. How long does a project like this take?

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#5 posted 05-27-2016 03:05 PM

Nice model and great choice of the coloured timber. You seem to have nailed the ebonizing. I tried it but failed. All I get is a rusty brown stain. Any hints?

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#6 posted 05-27-2016 03:41 PM

I own a 1957 IH/Farmall 300 and that is a pretty close copy. Really good work.

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#7 posted 05-27-2016 03:48 PM

I love the way that you have made this tractor. It’s very realistic. You could put this in the right photograph with the proper technique and a lot of people might not notice that the tractor is not real but a wooden miniature. Congratulations on a fine piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 05-28-2016 11:51 AM

One awesome tractor. Everything looks awesome especialy back large wheel.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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