1) 2 sheets of 12x24x1/8" of press board
2) 1/4" wood dowel 18"
1) Super Glue
2) Razor Knife
3) Laser Engraver (ideal)
4) Corel Draw x4 (ideal)
also check out the MPG file video
Step 1: Drawing Plans
Pick or print out the file you prefer to use.
Cut out the pieces by whichever means available to you (laser engraver or CNC is ideal).
- Woodraulic loader.cdr
- Woodraulic loader.eps
- Woodraulic loader.ai
- Woodraulic loader.dwg
- Woodraulic loader.dxf
Step 2: Assembly of the Base
1.) Attach base-1 to base-4
2.) Attach base-2 to the oppitsite side of base-4
3.) Attach base-3 to the small end between base-1 and base-2
4.) Attach base-5 to the rear of base-1 and base-2
5.) Attach base-6 to the bottom of base-1, base-2, base-3, and base5
6.) Attach base-7 to side of base-5
7.) Take base-9A and place on top of base-1, base-5, and base-7 to connect all three
8.) Attach base-8 to other side of base-5
9.) Take base-9B and place on top of base-2, base-5, and base-8 to connect all three
Step 3: Assembly of Cage
2.) Attach cage-2 to cage-4
3.) Attach cage-3 to the tops of cage-1, cage-2, and cage-4 connecting all three sides
4.) Once step 3 is completed attach the cage to the base
Step 4: Assembly of the Woodraulics
2.) Attach w-1B to w-2A
3.) Attach w-2B to the bottom of w-1A and w-1B thus creating a four sided block
Repeat steps 1 through 3 to complete the other three blocks for a total of four Woodraulics
Note: w-3 will be installed later
Step 5: Assembly of the Bucket
2.) Attach bucket-5 and bucket-6 to the outside of bucket-2 and bucket-3.
3.) Attach bucket-1 to the bottom of bucket-3, bucket-5, and bucket-6. This completes the bucket
Note: the support arms will be addressed later
Step 6: Assembly of the Tires
1.) Place the dowel through the center of tire-4.
2.) Place the dowel through the center of tire-3 and place tire-3 over tire-4. Alternate the groves to begin creating the tread. Glue tire-3 to tire-4.
3.) Place the dowel through the center of tire-2 and over tire-3. Glue them together, again alternating the groves to continue with the tread process.
4.) Finally, place the dowel through the center of tire-1, place over tire-2, and glue them together.
Repeat steps to create four tires.
Step 7: Installation of the Tires
2.) Take one completed tire and glue to one end of an axle.
3.) Slide the axel through the bottom of the base.
4.) Take a second tire, place on other end of axel and glue.
Repeat steps to complete the second axle
Step 8: Assembly of the Bucket to the Base
install the woodraulics to the bottom part of the the support arm for both sides
on top install final two woodraulics
now install the push rod(w-3) in woodraulics an connect them to the support an the others to the bucket(see photo)
look at the video to see it work mpg file