Toy collector turned toy creator

Bourgault 6550 ST air seeder - This scale model of a Bourgault 6550 ST air seeder takes Tom Matt about 200 hours to build. His models can end up anywhere in Canada and the United States and as far away as Australia.

When Tom Matt accompanied his dad to the Lestock Massey-Ferguson dealership where the elder Matt bought his first new tractor, Tom probably would have never envisioned where that might lead. Now, decades later, the passion for farm equipment that was sparked by the dealer giving him a toy tractor still…