Another T & J Tractor project

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Project by Dee1 posted 03-31-2017 09:06 PM 734 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another little T &J model I was not happy with the front wheels as in picture six
so I spoke with Dutchy and he recommended I make my own and I have to agree much better!
Thanks Dutchy!!
What a great resource this Lumberjocks is


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#1 posted 03-31-2017 09:11 PM

A few comments.

A GREAT TRACTOR! Pretty much a John Deere A or 70.

Excellent wood choices.

Yes the wheels that you made are much better looking and even a more accurate portrayal of the real ones.

I spent many hours on the real ones.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 03-31-2017 09:17 PM

I like the wheels Dee. No I’m joking, I like the hole tractor. You did a great job.


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#3 posted 03-31-2017 09:32 PM

Love you choices of woods and just outstanding work all the way through!

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

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#4 posted 03-31-2017 09:36 PM

Beautiful model!

-- Bruce - Indiana

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#5 posted 03-31-2017 09:39 PM

you did it right Dee1 …..make your front wheels they look excellent ….as does the whole tractor is very good ….love wood combinations ….. GREAT JOB :<))


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#6 posted 03-31-2017 09:50 PM

Awesome! Looks like my dad’s 50 ;-)

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

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#7 posted 03-31-2017 10:14 PM

Now you need to build Dutchy’s tractors so he doesn’t get lonely. LOL

I wrote that and then went and again checked out you other builds, there ain’t no worry’s about him getting lonely with all your other great tractors to plow

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

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#8 posted 03-31-2017 11:53 PM

A great build and your other projects are really good.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#9 posted 04-01-2017 01:39 AM

Excellent build! Love all the nice find detail.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#10 posted 04-01-2017 01:52 AM

That is a real nice build! Yes self made wheels are the best, no doubt.

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

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#11 posted 04-01-2017 03:50 AM

Brilliantly done Dee1. I was faced with the same decision as you did (picture #6), however, I was not clever enough to make my own front wheel. Consequently I found it hard to justify a walnut back wheel, which personally resulted in a fairly plain model of mine.

Good mentoring from THE Dutchman!

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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#12 posted 04-01-2017 03:55 AM

Super nice job on the tractor. I want to do one of the Massey Harris 44 that I am restoring. The rear wheels it appears to me that you glued the bars onto each half. Is that hard to do, would like some info on the wheels as I do not use plans.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#13 posted 04-01-2017 05:23 AM

Great Job, I too love the wood combinations.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#14 posted 04-01-2017 09:53 AM

This is a wonderful tractor model with a lot of great details and craftsmanship. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#15 posted 04-01-2017 10:37 AM

Your getting to the point of adding on a room, I had to. Great job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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