Toy Tractor

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Project by BrianC87 posted 08-12-2012 02:47 AM 2990 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a toy tractor I made using plans from Kurtis Foote’s book “How to Make Wooden Farm Toys: Scroll Saw Patterns and Plans.” This is the first toy I have attempted from the book and will be reviewing later on when I have had the chance to try a couple more.

This was my first toy build and went together quite a bit faster than I expected it would. I’m looking forward to making more in the future!!

It was made from oak and aspen and finished with shellac.

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#1 posted 08-12-2012 09:13 AM

Nice tractor. I really enjoy making toys for my Grandkids….with 2 more on the way. it looks like I will be busy with that for some time….perhaps you will as well.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 11:19 AM

you are hooked as I see it. many more to come.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 09:02 PM

watch out it is addictive, nice tractor.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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#4 posted 08-13-2012 02:30 AM

Thanks for the comments! I have noticed it is very addicting and I have plans to work on many more in the future!

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#5 posted 02-11-2013 08:14 AM

G’Day Brian, What a top design, simple & looks strong ready for hours of play…
And yes you are correct, toy making is an addictive past time especially when you see the smile from ear to ear of the child’s face who received the handmade creation…..
Cheers, crowie

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

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#6 posted 09-21-2016 04:27 PM

They said it!

Toy making is as much fun for the creator as for the player.

I am waiting to see the ones of your own design!

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

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#7 posted 09-21-2016 10:50 PM

very nice toy …. the child should love it … and have hours of play with it …...... GREAT JOB

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

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