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Project by jack1 posted 06-01-2015 10:09 PM 1600 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had made a bridge for my wife Betty to ride her horse across. It may sound silly but some horses get spooked walking on real wooden bridges and that can be quite exciting. Her horse Mac takes it all in stride and likes walking across it. The top is red wood and the red planks are treated 2×6’s. The whole structure is build on two wooden pallets to get it off of the ground some. Thanks for looking. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!





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#1 posted 06-01-2015 10:14 PM

Looks like a great wooden structure for training on.

I wonder what your dog has spotted?

-- Regards Robert

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#2 posted 06-01-2015 10:36 PM

Great job Jack, Hope things are good for you and the Mrs.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#3 posted 06-01-2015 11:20 PM

Great job. Ind nice idea! Never see that before.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#4 posted 06-01-2015 11:43 PM

whatever mama wants
jack can do well

send the bill to congress
they like these kind of things
pay big bucks for ‘em

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 06-01-2015 11:53 PM

Ha! Long time no. Hope you are well.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#6 posted 06-01-2015 11:56 PM



Great job. Ind nice idea! Never see that before.

- GerardoArg1


Thanks.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 06-01-2015 11:56 PM



whatever mama wants
jack can do well

send the bill to congress
they like these kind of things
pay big bucks for em

- patron


Have you been busy?

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#8 posted 06-02-2015 01:28 AM

Nice bridge. Jack. Where is the horse?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 06-02-2015 01:48 AM

Great Job Got To Keep the Wife Happy

-- Jim, Kentucky

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jack1

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#10 posted 06-02-2015 02:19 AM



Nice bridge. Jack. Where is the horse?

- Jim Jakosh


She’s riding him now. Pictures later.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#11 posted 06-02-2015 02:44 AM

Great training aid. Certainly best for horses to learn the sound and feel of wood in the back yard before trying it on an actual bridge.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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#12 posted 06-02-2015 03:55 AM

A very practical object that one who does not work with horses would not realize to be quite an important tool.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#13 posted 06-06-2015 03:44 PM

Nice little bridge!

-- Woodworking with Limited Tools

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#14 posted 06-06-2015 04:51 PM

Nope! No point arguing with Mom. If the horse likes I’m sure that she does to. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 06-06-2015 05:30 PM

Thanks for all the comments. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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