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Project by wiswood2 posted 506 days ago 1446 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a real fun project if you like making small parts .The engine has every thing ,starter,generator,oil filter, gas tank power take off three point hitch .you name it, it has it.the hood opens so you can see the engine the tires are the hardest I have ever made. each cleat has to be cut on a angle and theni sanded to fit a 3/4 in radius. there are 26 on each tire.13 right side of tire and 13 left side of tire.

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com





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Betsy

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#1 posted 506 days ago

Chuck—- you might be my hero! I love these little vehicles. I just don’t have the patience for all those small parts. I sure enjoy seeing others being so successful with them. Nice looking projects. Thanks for sharing.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 506 days ago

Really awesome work on the detail. I’m in awe of your work.

-- 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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Dakkar

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#3 posted 506 days ago

I really like the amount of detail you put into those. It reminds my of grandfather’s old Ford tractor. Those machines were made to last.

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 506 days ago

Very Nice Work! Great Job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 506 days ago

These are great looking tractors, nice detail!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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hunter71

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#6 posted 506 days ago

Way cool Chuck. You know I have a collection of all the real N tractors. Great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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toyguy

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#7 posted 506 days ago

well done chuck….....

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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majuvla

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#8 posted 505 days ago

I bet it was fun, they looks great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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bobman58

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#9 posted 505 days ago

Great job chuck has always these must of really tested your patience

-- robert dignam

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ldl

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#10 posted 505 days ago

Way to much patience required for these than I have. Very nice build.

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

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Arnies

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#11 posted 505 days ago

They are great.

-- arnies

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Skylark53

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#12 posted 505 days ago

Great, great work! I love the details. The tires look super!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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punk

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#13 posted 505 days ago

i like it that was the first tractor my dad got when getting red of his hores, beleave it or not that was in the early 60’s he just did not beleave in tractors,good detail have a good day

-- Punk in PA

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 505 days ago

Chuck, these are remarkable!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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ralbuck

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#15 posted 505 days ago

Having spent many hours on the real omes, I love your model!

THIS DOES NOT QUALIFY as a TOY!

It is a MODEL!

Just a question; how much time do you have in that tractor?

We should do a poll and guess!

My Guess is at a minimum of 55 hours! Total including finishing time etc. Not drying time though!

-- just rjR

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