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Here are the pictures of my latest JD project.You can see some of my other models at Dee1 projectsThis was going to be just a prototype but I spent way too much time on it, it may be the finished project!Dee
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#1 posted 01-06-2014 10:29 PM
Great looking project!
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#2 posted 01-06-2014 10:32 PM
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#3 posted 01-06-2014 10:33 PM
Very nice. Having grown up on a farm with JD tractors we had one very similar to this. Your detail is well done. I recognized this as being a JD model D. you done well. Charlie
-- Charlie75, Alto
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#4 posted 01-06-2014 11:30 PM
Dee you did a great job on the tractor…look like the real thing
-- Larry in Hawaii,
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#5 posted 01-06-2014 11:54 PM
Very nice. I have not done wheels like that yet. Very nice indeed. Doug
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#6 posted 01-07-2014 12:05 AM
I love this!
-- -- Tyson
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#7 posted 01-07-2014 02:44 AM
-- Honey thats not a mistake, it's a design feature!
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#8 posted 01-07-2014 11:48 AM
Very nice to see. Thank you for sharring.
-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?
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#9 posted 01-07-2014 01:41 PM
super super job !!
-- Dick F,Burg Iowa
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#10 posted 01-07-2014 05:01 PM
As a big fan of all toy tractors, and having run a huge bunch! Great Job!
I have an intense interest in farm toys and a love of the handmade ones.
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#11 posted 01-07-2014 10:27 PM
Absolutely love this project. Very well executed. Nice scratch build. Reminds me of driving a tractor for my uncle in the east during summer vacations.
-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."
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#12 posted 01-09-2014 02:21 PM
Very nice model! The only major criticism I can note is that you chose not to make a 24-26 spoker D. I would have loved to see your spoked flywheel!
In all seriousness though, you chose great places to add the detail and flare. My Dad has 40+ tractors, mostly JD and including a 25 D, so I know how intricate and detailed these can be in certain places: The caps, air breather, air filter, etc… BRAVO!
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#13 posted 02-16-2014 07:26 PM
Great job on the tractor. It will be an heirloom.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
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#14 posted 04-20-2014 06:24 PM
They are nothing but fantastic. will have to try some this coming winter, I did 1930’s toys this past winter. thanks for the inspiration.
-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia
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#15 posted 04-09-2015 04:54 AM
This is absolutely beautiful. My dad lost his best friend several years ago and their favorite tractor in his friends collection was his JD model D. My dad has really taken to projects on the new scroll saw he purchased recently. I am sure he would be overjoyed if he could find the pattern to make this one and the steel wheel JD model D that you have made. Does anyone know where he could find the patterns?
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