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Project by nickel posted 10-28-2015 07:33 PM 1058 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this sleigh as a christmas gift for my maternal parental unit. I’m actually giving it to her here very soon so she can enjoy it for the holidays. It is large enough to hold one of her holiday teddy bears. The wood is not stained, it is the natural color (ps i hate using stain). I used maple, bubinga, and walnut to make this sleigh. It measures approximately 25.5” long.

-- -Nickel Risk

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#1 posted 10-28-2015 07:41 PM

Nice looking Sleigh. I made several for our grown kids a couple years ago…filled with Christmas candy…the Husbands sure did like that

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 10-28-2015 07:47 PM

I love this. It’s a nice project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#3 posted 10-28-2015 08:56 PM

Really nice!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 10-28-2015 09:02 PM

This is really nice.
Any chance you have cut plans for this to sell or share. My wife would enjoy one.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 10-28-2015 11:35 PM

Great sleigh ! This will be a very nice present.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#6 posted 10-29-2015 11:53 AM

Lucky kids. Those are the best sleds I’ve ever seen.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 10-29-2015 10:00 PM

Extremely unique and well made too!


-- just rjR

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#8 posted 10-30-2015 09:48 PM

Nice project… well done sir.

-- The greatest compliment you can give a person is to copy and hopefully improve upon their work.

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