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Project by GR8HUNTER posted 09-13-2016 09:53 PM 1742 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a T & J’s pattern …... made from maple , walnut ,satinwood , ...... applied green food coloring …. just to see if it worked …axle is black thanks to magic marker …..... took about 32 hours ….... had some fun doing this one .

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN





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MilFlyer

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#1 posted 09-13-2016 09:55 PM

That is a nice piece of work!

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#2 posted 09-13-2016 10:07 PM

Very realistic tractor….clean lines, nice details…. the wheels are first class…Top job Tony..

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

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 09-13-2016 10:13 PM

A fantastic job!

Beautifully crafted.

AS I spent some time on J-D B.s; the rear tires are a little out of proportion. Slightly to large for the real scale.
The pattern designer must have just used a generic tractor tire.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 09-13-2016 10:47 PM



A fantastic job!

Beautifully crafted.

AS I spent some time on J-D B.s; the rear tires are a little out of proportion. Slightly to large for the real scale.
The pattern designer must have just used a generic tractor tire.

- ralbuck

too wide or too tall ….or both ?? I was thinking the were too wide

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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htl

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#5 posted 09-13-2016 11:25 PM

I have no idea what [ J-D B.s;] is but that’s one nice looking John Deere Model B O!!! that’s what you’re talking about LOL.
Love the old tractors,
I’m tempted to build one just for the wheels.
Very nice project GR8H!!!
And where are you going next? lol

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Dee1

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#6 posted 09-13-2016 11:38 PM

Nice tractor That b could be used in very sandy soil that is why the tires are oversize nice job
Dee

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 09-14-2016 12:10 AM

I’m kind of thinking the 50s…..... pickup with a twist … IM not going to lie ….. the tires are the best part of that model

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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LittleBlackDuck

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#8 posted 09-14-2016 01:54 AM

Nice build GR8. Freaked out when I first glimpsed the pictures. Paint on T & J, philistine..????!!!! Though the more I looked at it the green does appear very presentable.

The use of food dye is a great alternative. Only you can know what the real item looks like, but I reckon that the photos do NOT do it injustice.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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lew

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#9 posted 09-14-2016 03:18 AM

That’s really neat, Tony. Love those tires!

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#10 posted 09-14-2016 06:36 AM

Fantastic details, even colours match.

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#11 posted 09-14-2016 08:36 AM

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#12 posted 09-14-2016 02:27 PM

As you can see from my picture, I know a lot about old John Deeres. I own a ‘49 A. I’m impressed with the accuracy of your work. It is “right on”. I think I need to make one for myself. I’ll do an A.

-- Rich in Cedar Rapids, IA

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#13 posted 09-14-2016 04:26 PM

Tony, this tractor model is beautifully done and is so realistic.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Underdog

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#14 posted 09-14-2016 06:00 PM

Great looking model. You do nice work.

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#15 posted 09-14-2016 06:26 PM

That is a great looking tractor. You did a superb job. I really like it green. JDs should be green.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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