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Project by nitewalker41 posted 12-03-2014 05:56 PM 2598 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a rebuild of a previous project, I decided to modify the plans by increasing the size by about 50%, plus I made it so the doors open, and chaged the design of the drivers seat, and the rear cargo plagform and added some features from photo;s of old stage coaches I found.

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#1 posted 12-03-2014 06:14 PM

Wow that’s so cool you did a wonderful job even though you had design changes on the fly.

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#2 posted 12-03-2014 06:54 PM

What a great job you did on that…thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 12-03-2014 07:05 PM

NICE !

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#4 posted 12-03-2014 07:17 PM

pleasure and passion,nice job

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#5 posted 12-03-2014 08:52 PM

Ditto on NICE!
Did you make your own wheels? If so, how did you make them?
How many hours would you guess you put into this project?

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#6 posted 12-03-2014 11:21 PM

That is super cool…did you have a plan? Great job!

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#7 posted 12-04-2014 02:26 AM

Very nice, I like to build wagons.

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#8 posted 12-04-2014 02:47 AM

Yes I made my own wheels, drew them with a compass, then cut the outside on the bandsaw, then made a jig to let me even the outside on the disk sander, then I used my scroll saw to cut middle out and then sanded smooth, then used a free computer CAD program “Inkscape” to figure spoke placement on the wheel and the hub. Not sure how long it took, as I didn’t work only on it, had 2 other projects going.

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#9 posted 12-04-2014 03:37 AM

The details are awesome – what are the rough dimensions of the stagecoach? I have looked at the zoomed in pics 3X’s& find something new every time.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#10 posted 12-04-2014 02:41 PM

The stagecoach is beautiful! I’m amazed at the detail you put into these. Nice work.

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#11 posted 12-04-2014 10:16 PM

very nice job , Thanks for posting,I love to make wagons, I will post one soon. thanks!!!!!!

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#12 posted 12-05-2014 06:45 AM

Very Nice Project and well done. Thanks for Posting.

Rick

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#13 posted 12-05-2014 07:55 AM

Incredible coach. The details are amaizing.

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#14 posted 12-05-2014 08:47 AM

Amazing!

I am always blown away when fellows like you can make a project with this much detail. Your patience is mind boggling. My respect and admiration to you.
Can you guess as to how many hours you put into this project?

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#15 posted 12-07-2014 12:20 PM

Very nice!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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