The Cub was rough and ready ... for restoration. Andrew and his dad searched the classifieds for the perfect candidate. "I combed everything I could get my hands on and highlighted the cheaper, little gas tractors," Andrew says. "I certainly didn't want to tackle some big machine or a diesel as my first project!"||Static/1107/P1010081.jpg||Mid-December: The Cub is stripped down to the chassis. "When working on 50-year-old machines, sometimes you have to be a little creative in the process," Andrew says. "There were many stuck bolts, bent and missing pieces, but with a little creativity you can save a lot of money on the fixes." For some fixes, Andrew relied on a sandblaster and an electrolysis tank he built himself.