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here are a few pictures of some graders that i have made

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#1 posted 2389 days ago

As I have said in previous posts the quality and workmanship of these pieces are just outstanding. What kind of wood(s) are you using in these pieces?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 2389 days ago

Hello Toyguy,

Your toys are just amazing. I have to be careful when I look at your projects since my 5 year old son will start pushing me to make some toys like yours if he sees your projects.


-- -- Alin Dobra, Gainesville, Florida

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#3 posted 2389 days ago

Those are pretty nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2389 days ago

incredible, i love the detail on the wheels.

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#5 posted 2389 days ago

Too good to be true Toymaker. Don’t let the kids play with those goodies without supervision.

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

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#6 posted 2388 days ago

amazing work.

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#7 posted 2388 days ago

Are those purple heart wheels?? Very stylish…LOL Again excellent quality as always.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#8 posted 2388 days ago

Great work! Wonderful detail-you must have infinite patience!

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#9 posted 2366 days ago

Let me start off with WOW! As I look at these pictures, I begin to notice the details like the drip cap on the roof, the subtle change in woods for the blade, the hydrolic rams and the crisp detail of the tire chevrons… You have truly mastered your craft. These are prized possesions for those that have them. Very, very nice work.


-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsman can hide his mistakes.

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#10 posted 2366 days ago

Did you use a plan for the toys or did you make it up as you went. The wheels show great detail. Very nice job.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#11 posted 1742 days ago

Your work is outstanding. Totally fantastic.
Would you explain how you make your wheels. That is the same type of wheel that I want to make for a Toy Big Foot truck that I am making for my grandson, but I have no idea how to do it. Did you make a jig or buy one?
Thanks in Advance,

-- Willyb, Dearborn, Mich

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#12 posted 1742 days ago

This is fantastic work

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#13 posted 1741 days ago

thank you everyone. the wheels were made from the plans that toys and Joys put sin there plans for the graders and loaders. i have modified the new ones that i have done and used a 1/4 inch Duragrit bit in my rotory tool and carved it out by hand.

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