The Doodlebug: A Homemade Tractor

Built-from-scratch homemade tractor, or doodlebug, keeps on ticking.

Clell Ballard Builds Log House
Author Clell Ballard and his then 6-year-old son beginning a log house building project with the Chili Dipper. Clell was able to accurately position heavy logs as his son activated the electric winch motor. The Chili Dipper also came in handy hoisting log rafters up to the roof level.