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Excavator #4: Track dowels (toothpicks)

05-26-2018 05:19 PM by Dutchy | 5 comments »

The tracks are made out of wooden strips. I’m sure there are orther ways for making tracks and I don’t say that mine is the best! So feel free to comment this blog and/or make a suggestion for improvements.

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Excavator #3: Track shackles

05-26-2018 04:05 PM by Dutchy | 6 comments »

The tracks are made out of wooden strips. I’m sure there are orther ways for making tracks and I don’t say that mine is the best! So feel free to comment this blog and/or make a suggestion for improvements. 6 11

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Excavator #2: Tracks themself

05-25-2018 05:59 PM by Dutchy | 16 comments »

Below the process of making the tracks themself. The used wood is pacific teak (Intsia bijuga). This tracks are made out of wooden strips. I’m sure there are orther ways for making tracks and I don’t say that mine is the best! So feel free to comment this blog and/or make a suggestion for improvements. 11 16

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Excavator #1: Making tracks preperations

05-25-2018 10:14 AM by Dutchy | 7 comments »

Below you can see how I started with making tracks for my excavator tracks are made out of wooden strips. I’m sure there are orther ways for making tracks and I don’t say that mine is the best! So feel free to comment this blog and/or make a suggestion for improvements.

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Wooden Models #151: Train track build

08-11-2017 01:14 AM by htl | 9 comments »

My train cars are just over 5’ long so will be making tracks to fit and while I’m at it I’m cutting an extra set while the tools are set up just in case I get the wild hair to build more, plus if any of the tracks don’t come out right I’ll have a fall back set..I am splitting the tracks in two so will have a coupling near the middle, making it much easier to work in my small shop.So have made enough track for two shelves 5’ long and will have a shelf made u...

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Wooden Models #9: Excavator day 4

12-26-2015 01:04 AM by htl | 9 comments »

Had to fix two really dumb mistakes, I glued up the booms before I cut out the places for them to bolt up.Would have taken 10 minutes I put in a couple a hours trying to cut them out with out buggering it up.I have the technology but shore is a lot easier if you do it right the first time. Finally got to play with the tracks this after noon.Cut out the lumber to length then needed 3/8” for the treads so split some walnut and while I’m at it will be making a set of mahogany trea...

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