Toy Bulldozer

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Project by Ick posted 11-12-2017 04:50 PM 1395 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bulldozer is based on the plans in Wood Magazine September 2010. I got my plans and hardware kit from Meisel Woodworking.

The plans called for Walnut, but I don’t have enough of that, but I had lots of leftover Cherry, so Cherry it is. I thought the plans looked beefy, and the result did not disappoint. My grandson, is now 3 1/2, so this should be able to hold up to his expectations.

I have not put treads on it (yet), jury still out on that. I’ve seen where a couple of other jocks have added that touch. It was a fun little project, and the articulating blade should be a big hit.

-- Craig, Oklahoma

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#1 posted 11-12-2017 06:55 PM

good tough looking toy for your grandson ….... GREAT JOB :<))

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#2 posted 11-12-2017 08:53 PM

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#3 posted 11-12-2017 10:56 PM

Now a GOOD wood worker would have made LINKED WORKING treads….. Just kidding.. BUT when you do make those post it!

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#4 posted 11-13-2017 07:36 AM

So great wood combination and mechanical parts are just as much impressive.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 11-13-2017 03:49 PM

This is a nice looking toy bulldozer.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 11-19-2017 02:05 AM

How did I miss this sweet Toy Bulldozer?????

Super nice job, and the cherry will darken over time to a deep dark beautiful brown.

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#7 posted 12-04-2017 10:38 AM

The Wood Construction Series are beaut builds and great for kids to play with; top job sir….

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

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