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Project by htl posted 06-06-2018 05:43 PM 615 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished up my excavator using Dutchy's plans
These are great plans and really set me up for a fun adventure.

Here’s my blog of the build, and here’s the blog of my first excavator built Jan of 2016

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs.

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#1 posted 06-06-2018 05:45 PM

Looks great!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#2 posted 06-06-2018 05:47 PM

Fine job

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 06-06-2018 05:53 PM

ah yes … that Dutchy does make some really fine plans …. but takes an expert to pull it off …. as well as you did …. GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#4 posted 06-06-2018 05:57 PM

Excellent! Job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 06-06-2018 06:09 PM

Excellent as always , cant wait until my hand heals. I know I can not do it as well as you, but if I make enough I may come close. lol. Always love to see your work. it give me a goal to work for.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI.

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#6 posted 06-06-2018 06:58 PM

great work,maestro

-- bambi

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#7 posted 06-06-2018 07:34 PM

Absolutely EXCELLENT!

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

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#8 posted 06-06-2018 08:14 PM

Another great looking build.

-- Sean

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#9 posted 06-06-2018 09:11 PM

First class project all the way from the top plans of Dutchy to your very well presented blog Bruce…


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

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#10 posted 06-06-2018 10:06 PM

Great to see your build here on LJ. Looking very good with a personal Bruce touch. Well done and thanks for the link. Keep on going.

I also enjoyed your blog about the build process.


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#11 posted 06-06-2018 11:26 PM

Beautiful job.

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#12 posted 06-07-2018 12:47 AM


-- Gary, Florida

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#13 posted 06-07-2018 01:03 AM

Very Nice & Very Well Done!

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#14 posted 06-07-2018 01:56 AM

Looks a bit too good for young ones to play with. Congratulations on your Top 3 Award for an excellent job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 06-07-2018 02:06 AM

These models and the guys that build ‘em are still amazing. You’re inspiring me!

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