LumberJocks

Birthdays again

  • Advertise with us
Project by mikeho posted 03-04-2013 01:12 AM 1716 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing special, just a 2×4 and a little bit of oak. Routered their name and the year into the bottom so they would remember when they got them.

-- Mike, Thedford NE





7 comments so far

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

5280 posts in 2440 days


#1 posted 03-04-2013 01:31 AM

Mike!

AS a toy-maker myself; I think you do great work.

I love the Bobcat.

Years ago, I met Louis Keller who with his broter Cyril is credited with inventing the skidsteer loader.

Rollag MN had the history of them as one of the exhibits one year. Some of the first few have ended up back in the Keller relatives collections.

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

View vipond33's profile

vipond33

1405 posts in 2671 days


#2 posted 03-04-2013 04:47 AM

Simple, evocative and functional – a great combination. I like the bed shape on the pickup trucks.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

3290 posts in 3195 days


#3 posted 03-04-2013 08:17 AM

Oh yea, I can see the little one’s playing with them now…OK, how did you cut out the P/U bed?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

View mikeho's profile

mikeho

52 posts in 3296 days


#4 posted 03-05-2013 01:06 AM

I cut the bed out on the router table, the first piece I cut out of the block of wood was the area behind the cab and above the box then cranking a straight bit up high with the truck upside down.

-- Mike, Thedford NE

View nitewalker41's profile

nitewalker41

462 posts in 2866 days


#5 posted 03-06-2013 01:28 AM

way kewl for sure, really nice B-Day gifts that will be enjoyed for long time

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11362 posts in 2349 days


#6 posted 03-06-2013 05:12 PM

Fun and great looking toys! Like the design and the build. Great heirloom pieces for sure.

View crowie's profile

crowie

2681 posts in 2125 days


#7 posted 03-11-2013 10:32 AM

G’day Mike,
Quote “nothing special” – WELL NO WAY, I love them both the skid-steer loader & the utes….
I would have loved to see a few more photos & some dimensions, please…
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com