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Project by Chris posted 02-21-2015 07:00 PM 1903 views 4 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Wildwood Design’s pattern from 2001. Thought I would give it a try. 41 hours total, 132 pieces, 1691 internal cuts. I used a variety of wood; walnut, red oak, maple, cherry, baltic birch and padauk. It was a fun build one I got the 2 large wheels cut (@22 hours…). The motor works nicely and I will add some LED lights to highlight it. Thanks for looking!

-- Chris, Virginia





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jim65

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#1 posted 02-21-2015 08:08 PM

Amazing, that is a labor of love. Detail is amazing! Great project!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 02-21-2015 08:34 PM

Beautiful.

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#3 posted 02-21-2015 09:14 PM

Gorgeous!

Nice Job

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/

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#4 posted 02-21-2015 11:18 PM

You must have the patience of a saint… Nice job Chris, & I like the way you personalized it.ED

-- Ed Port Republic

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#5 posted 02-21-2015 11:27 PM

Fantastic work, really lovely.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#6 posted 02-22-2015 12:34 AM

amazing! Very nice cutting and assembly work. Great project, thanks for sharing.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#7 posted 02-22-2015 12:48 AM

Very nice work

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#8 posted 02-22-2015 01:02 AM

Amazing detail Chris, great job!

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#9 posted 02-22-2015 04:02 AM

Wheew, great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 02-22-2015 05:04 AM

That’s nice. I like whimsical miniatures. Looks like time well spent.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#11 posted 02-22-2015 05:14 AM

Chris, that is absolutely stunning, thank you so much for sharing it with us.
I wish I had your patience.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#12 posted 02-22-2015 12:57 PM

very nice.. A lot more patience than I…..

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#13 posted 02-22-2015 01:17 PM

Well done Chris.1691 internal cuts that a lot of blade threading. You got it done a lot faster then I would have. Thanks for posting it. Mike

-- Mike Wix

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#14 posted 02-22-2015 02:52 PM

very beautiful piece! I’ve seen that pattern before but didn’t want to attempt it… great job!

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#15 posted 02-22-2015 03:11 PM

Time very well spent. Unique and beautiful

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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