Fordson super dexta wooden model #24: Rear wheels, Chapter 17, part 2, rims

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 07-23-2017 08:53 PM 2919 reads 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 23: Rear wheels, Chapter 17, part 1, tyres. Part 24 of Fordson super dexta wooden model series Part 25: Rear wheels, Chapter 17, part 3, Tyre and rim "marriage" »

Pictures below are from the making process of the rear wheel rims of the Fordson Dexta.





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#1 posted 07-23-2017 09:05 PM

Thank you Dutchy….

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

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#2 posted 07-23-2017 10:38 PM

WOW, worth the wait!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#3 posted 07-23-2017 10:40 PM

Nice work. I like the way you explain the procedure.

-- Ed Port Republic

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#4 posted 07-23-2017 11:16 PM

Welcome back Dutchy …hope you had a great vacation …I have missed your blogs …another GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#5 posted 07-24-2017 12:32 AM

Thanks….an amazing amount of effort to make beautiful wheels.

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#6 posted 07-24-2017 02:46 AM

Well done Dutchy. Here is a hint to make cutting your rims etc, easier. First drill a small hole in the center to accommodate the 8 mm dowel then make a jig to mount on your scroll saw with an 8mm dowel as the center. If you cut the outside of the rim first you can use this jig mounted in front of your disc sander to sand the rim to fit the tyre. Cut the inside of the rim last using the same jig. It make cutting accurate circles quick and easy.
Keep up the good work.

-- Don't tell me it can't be done.

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#7 posted 07-24-2017 05:35 AM

Thanks guys.

Peter: Thanks for the hint. When time is there I will make such a jig. As htl always says: “There’s a hundred ways to do anything, a lot depends on the tools at hand” I know that the way I do it isn’t the best way, it is a way.


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#8 posted 07-24-2017 01:31 PM

Always a great Blog, glad to see you are back you have a nice vacation?

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