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Blog series by Dutchy updated 09-19-2015 07:46 PM 6 parts 214090 reads 72 comments total

Part 1: Take-off

09-14-2015 08:01 PM by Dutchy | 7 comments »

I started making wheels for my two cranes and aslo this new blog. Could have published it in the crane blog but preferred a new blog because you can use this wheels for many other toys. There is a special wheel making video you can buy from Toys and Joys but I didn,t bought it and do it my own way. I hope this blog will help some others to make special toy wheels. Perhaps the video way is a better one but this blog is for free ;) When I can improve my method please let me know, I am al...

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Part 2: Jig

09-16-2015 12:20 AM by Dutchy | 7 comments »

For the wheel grooves I needed a jig. Used my tractor wheel jig and made a little expansion. The pieces A,B and C are from the tractor wheel jig. Part D is new. On the pictures below you can see how it works. Thanks for watching

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Part 3: Continuation

09-16-2015 12:50 AM by Dutchy | 7 comments »

In this blog you can see how I made a cove profile on my small router table. Also made the grooves in the wheels on my table saw. Below you can see how I did it: Making grooves: Thanks for watching.

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Part 4: Tire

09-16-2015 06:50 PM by Dutchy | 24 comments »

The wheels were split and again glued together. I love woodworking. First destroy and then reassemble. Below the process Thanks for watching

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Part 5: Rims part 1

09-17-2015 05:03 PM by Dutchy | 8 comments »

Today I started making the rims. See pictures below, Next time more. Thanks for watching.

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Part 6: Rims part 2

09-19-2015 07:46 PM by Dutchy | 19 comments »

Below pictures of making the “circle” parts for the rims. Also pictures from how the nuts are made. Thanks for watching

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