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Project by wild bill franklin posted 835 days ago 1089 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally finished my tractor, took awhile but i wanted to try to get it right since it’s my first one!! It’s made of purplehart, maple, red cedar and the wheels are of walnut & maple. I had alot of fun doing this project and i had a little help from one of my LJ buddies …...!! lol It was a bit of a challenge since i did’nt have any patterns to go by. Now i got to build a trailor for it one of these days !!

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al





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Jorge Velez

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#1 posted 835 days ago

wow! very nice looking trailer!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Ryan Haasen

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#2 posted 835 days ago

Very nice. The colour is amazing!

-- Ryan

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hunter71

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#3 posted 835 days ago

Nice work, what kind of trailer are you building.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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wild bill franklin

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#4 posted 835 days ago

Hi hunter, I don’t know yet what kind. May try building a lowboy or some kind of flat bed . thanks!!

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al

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Martyroc

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#5 posted 835 days ago

Hi Willie, that looks awesome, how long did it take? I dont think I have the patience for work like that, I’ll stick to furniture for now, maybe when I retire.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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wild bill franklin

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#6 posted 835 days ago

Hey marty , It took me about a month off an on ,ijust did a little at time!! I need a trailer next to go with it ….....just having fun !!! lol

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al

#7 posted 835 days ago

Great job were is the trailer???

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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ErikF

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#8 posted 835 days ago

Very cool. I would have put a lot of miles on that piece as a child.

-- Power to the people.

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bobman58

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#9 posted 834 days ago

very nice looking truck willie

-- robert dignam

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Jeff in Huntersville

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#10 posted 834 days ago

A lot of great detail. Nice combination of natural wood colors. Thanks for showing.

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wild bill franklin

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#11 posted 834 days ago

Hey thanks Jeff, I like you’re lowboy flatbed trailer. I was leaning toward one like it, how long did it take you to build it?? sure is nice …..... willie

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al

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