Tractor Projects

This category cover tractor and tractor related projects.

  • Restoring a Tractor

    There is not much easier on the eyes than a newly restored tractor. Maybe it is the crisp, fresh paint or shiny metal parts, but a restored tractor has an appeal all its own. Looking at such a thing of beauty makes it tempting to give restoration a whirl, but it is quite an undertaking, both in terms of money and time. If you purchase something and send it to a professional, you only have to deal with the pain of writing the check and waiting for your tractor to be complete. If you opt to do...
  • Repurposing Tractor Tires

    Inevitably a day will come when, despite your best efforts to make them last, your tractor tires need to be replaced. Even a tire beyond its usefulness on the tractor seems like a shame to throw away, but what can you do with an old, worn out tire? Plenty of things! Rather than discarding your old tires in a landfill, put them to use in projects such as gardening, play equipment, garden ponds, or donating them to be broken down into fragments that can be used to make synthetic surfaces such...
  • The Vickers Endeavors

    Two men by the names of Edward Vickers and George Naylor joined forced in the year 1828 to create a steel foundry named Naylor Vickers and Company. Originally this company made steel castings and was most well-known for casting church bells. As the company grew to include new employees, such as Thomas and Albert, sons of Edward Vickers, the company expanded its ventures. By 1863 they had moved to Sheffield, England, and in 1867 the company went public. Soon thereafter they incorporated...
  1. The Vickers Endeavors

    Two men by the names of Edward Vickers and George Naylor joined forced in the year 1828 to create a steel foundry named Naylor Vickers and Company. Originally this company made steel castings and was most well-known for casting church bells. As the company grew to include new employees, such as Thomas and Albert, sons of Edward Vickers, the company expanded its ventures. By 1863 they had moved to Sheffield, England, and in 1867 the company went public. Soon thereafter they incorporated...
  2. Repurposing Tractor Tires

    Inevitably a day will come when, despite your best efforts to make them last, your tractor tires need to be replaced. Even a tire beyond its usefulness on the tractor seems like a shame to throw away, but what can you do with an old, worn out tire? Plenty of things! Rather than discarding your old tires in a landfill, put them to use in projects such as gardening, play equipment, garden ponds, or donating them to be broken down into fragments that can be used to make synthetic surfaces such...
  3. Restoring a Tractor

    There is not much easier on the eyes than a newly restored tractor. Maybe it is the crisp, fresh paint or shiny metal parts, but a restored tractor has an appeal all its own. Looking at such a thing of beauty makes it tempting to give restoration a whirl, but it is quite an undertaking, both in terms of money and time. If you purchase something and send it to a professional, you only have to deal with the pain of writing the check and waiting for your tractor to be complete. If you opt to do...
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