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Blog entry by Maclegno posted 02-01-2010 06:57 PM 1961 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this sometime ago from a photo in a magazine (possibly FWW) If I remember correctly the style was New England. It still doesn’t have steel runners. I made it years ago with a wee girl in mind, daughter of a friend, she’s now over 20. Must speed up my work-rate.
The woods are Ash and Beech
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Sled

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy



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#1 posted 02-01-2010 07:06 PM

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#2 posted 02-01-2010 07:09 PM

Nice sled. Does it work in mud? I don’t have any snow but, lots of mud

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 02-01-2010 07:23 PM

great sled qeit different from what we see in Skandinavia
or is it one of the first designs for a bobsled :-)
well done

Dennis

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#4 posted 02-01-2010 07:28 PM

very nicely constructed, too nice to play in the mud Gary Ha Ha all kidding aside a very nice project, now post a picture of you going down the snow covered hill.

Mike

-- never enough time in a day so use it well

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#5 posted 02-01-2010 08:25 PM

Nice sled…see the two handles on he sides you grab those and take a run then you jump on it to race with your friends, I had one of those, lots of fun we had. Thanks for posting and reminding me of my younger days.

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#6 posted 02-01-2010 09:46 PM

That is a simple but elegant design and you craftsmanship did justice to it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 02-01-2010 09:56 PM

We Just had 7” Snow & Ice, That would have worked wonderfully

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#8 posted 02-02-2010 05:14 AM

Cool sled Mac.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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