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Project by prez posted 01-23-2012 10:18 PM 2864 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, for those who have been following my construction models….here’s the last one for awhile. My wife has TOLD me that she needs a book shelf….so more toys will have to wait until later.This one took about 8 days to build…a little more involved than I thought…but still quite do-able. Again, these plans were taken from Wood magazine. Thanks for looking.

Prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-23-2012 11:04 PM

Hey Prez
That’s a wonderful excavator ,The time you spent making it sure shows in quality workmanship of the finished piece.

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#2 posted 01-23-2012 11:18 PM

Great model I will get around to making something like this in the future. Only once I have completed all the just jobs for the family

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#3 posted 01-24-2012 12:20 AM

that is a lot of work! Nice job.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#4 posted 01-24-2012 05:09 AM

Very nice. I like the detail, use of various woods, and the workmanship. I’ll have to look into those plans in the future as I would like to make some toys of this quality.

-- Kevin May "Making wood useful and fun!" www.kevinmaywoodworks.com

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 05:54 PM

Great looking toys.
Thanks for sharing. I am going to the wood mag web site to check on those plans.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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#6 posted 01-25-2012 03:57 AM

Nice work there. I love building toys. Great job.

-- Ray

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#7 posted 03-10-2012 12:28 AM

Nice job. I just finished the road grater it came out great. I am also building the tractor & trailers. I must admit they are lot of work . But I am really enjoying it.
You have to think how would build that part and then it comes to you…
I will post some pictures when I’m Done.

-- Ed Port Republic

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prez

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#8 posted 03-10-2012 12:54 AM

Ed….Yes, they’re a lot of work…but also a lot of enjoyment too. I just finished the bob cat and if I can find the plans again…will do the tractor and that should be the last of the series…some grandson or ‘sons’ will enjoy them in the future….

Did you see the Peterbilt project? Guy did an outstanding job!

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#9 posted 04-10-2018 02:43 AM

Awesome! Reminds me of the wood toys we had in Kindergarten 45 years ago! Nothing like those gems though! I actually salved a few old toys that were going to the school dumpster about 20 years ago. They are stashed in my attic. School Bus, Tractor Tailer, and Cargo Ship I believe.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Why pay somebody when you can DIY?!?

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