Out in the shop #3: Whirlygig Video - Railway Hand Cart

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Blog entry by MichaelAgate posted 758 days ago 1727 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is the Whirlygig that Matthew and I put together for the Whirlygig Wars got it finished just in time for the deadline :) Was allot of work for something so small in comparrison to other projects. Made out of Oak, should last many years in the weather. Here is our brief contest video. for USA

YouTube only works in Canada for some reason but here it is.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#1 posted 758 days ago

YAY! This is great. I will say my favorite part of the video is when you are sanding the guy – it looks like he is scratching his back on the sander. This is so well designed – and looks fabulous in action. Congrats!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Bill Akins

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#2 posted 758 days ago

OK guys outstanding job. I love your whirligig.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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Nate Meadows

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#3 posted 758 days ago

Wow, this is amazing work! Great Job! I really like your design! The detail is really awesome!


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#4 posted 758 days ago

Kookaburra – thanks for the comment. I looked back at that pic and you are right. Looks to be scratching his back lol.

Bill – Thanks so much. Also, your DVD Cabinet – You knocked that out of the park. Fantastic job!

-- Michael and Matthew

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#5 posted 758 days ago

Nate – thanks so much. Hearing a design compliment from someone of your artistic ability is very humbling.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#6 posted 755 days ago

So cool what a fine work you have done.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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