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Project by mikeho posted 535 days ago 868 views 1 time 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





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 535 days ago

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.

-- just rjR

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vipond33

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#2 posted 535 days ago

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.

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 535 days ago

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 sunny and warm Hawaii,

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mikeho

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#4 posted 534 days ago

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

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nitewalker41

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#5 posted 533 days ago

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

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

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 533 days ago

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

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crowie

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#7 posted 528 days ago

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

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