Retired farmer revisits vintage equipment through hand-crafted model farm equipment.
Above left: Detail of the cob stacker at upper left; husk blower, center; and clean corn elevator, right.
Opposite page: Hauko Janssen with the John Deere No. 6 sheller he crafted in his spare time.
Above right: A view into the sheller’s working parts, with rubber bands serving as V-belts.
Below: Hauko Janssen holding up the door where cobs leave the sheller, showing the unit’s cleaning sieves.
Right: An overview of the disc with a model tractor.Left: Detail of hayrack. Using pliers, short nails were squeezed into pre-drilled holes.Right: Hauko’s version of an early horse-drawn flare box wagon.Above: Close-up of disk blades on the gang, showing detail of scrapers.