Covered Wagon

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Project by nitewalker41 posted 12-23-2014 02:20 AM 2692 views 2 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a work still in progress as I still have to make the “frames” for the cover, and that has got me at a stop for awhile as I still have to get the stuff for my steamer to bend the frames. This to say the least has been a slow moving project, much beyond my level of workmanship, but am hanging in there, sure should have took “Shop” instead of “Typing” in High School….Plans are from “Cherry Tree” and I have only done a few minor mod’s to get it to work….will most likely spend next several months redoing some items to make them better. Not to bad for an old guy if I say so myself.

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

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#1 posted 12-23-2014 02:25 AM

Very fine looking wagon. Very fine indeed.

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#2 posted 12-23-2014 03:15 AM

Nicely done! The oak was a good choice for the wagon cover. You must have a lot of patience. Thanks for sharing this .

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#3 posted 12-23-2014 03:26 AM

Very Nice

-- A man can never have enough tools. Now where did I put that hammer?

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#4 posted 12-23-2014 04:16 AM

awesome work. Looks like the real deal we had on my dad’s farm ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 12-23-2014 05:07 AM

Wow you know your wagons. You could probably build a full scale one. Nice work…outstanding really.

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#6 posted 12-23-2014 07:13 AM

Oh WOW, This is magnificent, the time, patience and effort to this sort of build is right up there…. VERY WELL DONE INDEED, sir ........

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 12-23-2014 09:08 AM

Great work, Way to hang in there, you have skills

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 12-23-2014 12:19 PM

Nice job!

-- Dale, Illinois,

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#9 posted 12-23-2014 12:42 PM

Looks like you are well on your way to a very ice little wagon.
Now you will have to carve a couple of horses. :-)

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#10 posted 12-23-2014 01:43 PM

Fantastic detail—great job?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#11 posted 12-23-2014 02:01 PM

Pretty good, if you ask me. I like it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#12 posted 12-23-2014 02:32 PM

When I first noticed the picture, I thought you were building a Civil War cannon. That front half of the carriage would make a nice one.

Neat wagon!

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#13 posted 12-23-2014 03:13 PM

Incredible detail. Looking forward to seeing the finished wagon. What will you do with it when it is completed?

-- Julian

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#14 posted 12-23-2014 03:17 PM

Love it very cool.

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#15 posted 12-23-2014 03:58 PM

That’s some great workmanship! It will make a wonderful display for some lucky person!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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