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Vintage Sleigh for Mason Dixon Holiday Dinner

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Project by Karson posted 11-20-2008 09:49 PM 1930 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these sleighs for a door prize for the holiday dinner tonight. I got done with 4 hours to spare.

The Blog on it’s construction and history is here.

My wife made the floral decorations for the sleighs.

The assembled sleighs.

I’ve got pieces for about 12 of them so I’ll be busy for a while.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †





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#1 posted 11-20-2008 10:07 PM

Well done on the sleighs & the timing Karson.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 11-20-2008 10:14 PM

Beautiful! They look spectacular sitting on the new kitchen counter!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 11-20-2008 10:21 PM

These are great, Karson!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 11-21-2008 12:07 AM

Very beautiful.

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#5 posted 11-21-2008 12:39 AM

Good timing, Karson!!! Dandy product as well. Looks pretty technical.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 11-21-2008 01:47 AM

Very nice job Karson

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#7 posted 11-21-2008 02:53 AM

these are wonderful…its getting to that time…Ho Ho Ho…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 11-21-2008 04:49 AM

beautiful gifts … a treasure indeed

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 11-21-2008 05:24 PM

I’m proud you Karson, for donating your talent for this project.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#10 posted 11-23-2008 06:24 PM

Very nice sleighs Karson.What great door prizes.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#11 posted 11-28-2008 01:34 AM

A few more that I made for the family. Some Sapele and Cherry.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#12 posted 11-28-2008 01:52 AM

Very impressive. Thanks for posting them.

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#13 posted 11-28-2008 06:25 PM

Nice job. I love working with Sapele. I managed to get my hands on some, and it make some great projects.

-- christopheralan

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