Shows how to initially purchase a tractor, through private means or at auction, and then how to restore it back to its former glory. In this book, practical techniques have been amply illustrated, ranging from the simple use of a lathe or milling machine to the making from scratch of various tools useful in restoration work.
Richard Lofting has been messing about with old tractors and machinery most of his life. He trained at college to ordinary diploma level in engineering and has been self employed working as a landscape gardener for many years. He regularly writes in Tractor and Farming Heritage and Heritage Commercials magazines, demonstrating repair techniques associated with these older vehicles and the correct procedures tht should be followed. He has authored two books in the Crowood Metalworking Guide series, Welding and Brazing and Soldering.