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Tractor case for my Son

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Project by ldl posted 577 days ago 704 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While getting her Christmas decorations out this year my wife found some of my middle son’s toy tractors she though she had lost. He used to play with these when he was a kid. He is now 40 so it has been a while. I made a shadow box for him to keep them in and we gave both to him for Christmas. When he saw this his face lit up and you could see a little tear come in his eyes.

I made it from oak and used silicone to keep the glass in. I used a magnet as a door latch.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 577 days ago

Good idea well done.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 577 days ago

Good job sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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GENET

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#3 posted 577 days ago

NICE JOB DEWAYNE. BEING AN OLD FARM BOY I AM PARTIAL TO THE OLD TRACTORS AND THIS DISPLAY IS NICE.

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hunter71

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#4 posted 577 days ago

Now he needs some handmade wooden tractors to fill it up.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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ldl

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#5 posted 577 days ago

Thanks for the comments guys. It was a labor of love for sure.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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ldl

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#6 posted 577 days ago

Hunter71 I have never tried small toys but like they say “You’ll never learn it any younger”. Might have to try it sometime.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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tomcat

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#7 posted 577 days ago

Great looking case, good job! That Allis Chalmers tractor deserves to be on the top shelf too…..lol.

-- Tom, Northwest Wisconsin

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ldl

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#8 posted 575 days ago

Tom this isn’t all of the tractors. My wife just stuck a few in to take the pic. You must like AC tractors.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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tomcat

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#9 posted 574 days ago

Dewayne, AC is what my dad had so I have a few of those also John deere and IH too. Nice way to display them.

-- Tom, Northwest Wisconsin

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