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Project by Herbiej posted 06-20-2009 12:11 AM 2079 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this old style spoke wheel wheel barrow a few months back. All cypress. Was a fun project. I learned a lot about building jigs. The wheel required about 5 different jigs. I want to build some larger wheels when I get time.

-- Acts: 2:38





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#1 posted 06-20-2009 12:24 AM

nice project , looks real good !

you do look very sad , waiting for someone to take you for a spin .

-- 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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#2 posted 06-20-2009 12:30 AM

Thats her ” I don’t want to be here” look.

-- Acts: 2:38

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#3 posted 06-20-2009 12:31 AM

A fun and decorative project well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 06-20-2009 12:35 AM

Good looking wheelbarrow. My wife would love one of those.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 06-20-2009 02:03 AM

Very nice addition to any garden! Great job.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 06-20-2009 03:53 AM

Great job on your wheelbarrow, very cool

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#7 posted 06-20-2009 06:27 AM

Looks great! Did yoiu make a one piece hub and shrink an iron tire on it? :-))

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

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#8 posted 06-20-2009 11:11 AM

Beautiful job. I’d love to have that in my garden. How about a wheel making blog?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 06-20-2009 12:44 PM

Very nice looking wheelbarrow. I’ve been fiddling with making wheels and am finding that there’s more involved with the wheel than the barrow. Good job, and I’ll second the wheel making blog.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#10 posted 06-20-2009 01:39 PM

A great looking wheelbarrow. nice job on the construction.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#11 posted 07-26-2009 04:42 AM

Great Lookin Wheelbarrow

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#12 posted 07-27-2009 12:42 PM

Great looking finish job. Where did you get the pattern? How hard was the wheel to build?

-- If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

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#13 posted 06-23-2010 05:52 PM

Great looking project. Cool pup too!

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#14 posted 06-23-2010 06:40 PM

Thanks DB,
Yep, she’s a cool pup. If I could just break her from wanting to kill my chickens and rabbits. But, being a Jack Russell, that ain’t gonna happen. They just gotta kill something.

-- Acts: 2:38

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#15 posted 09-10-2010 02:14 PM

I love that wheelbarrow and it looks like you did an exceptional job on those wheels. Congratulations.

-- 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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