Concord Buggy Restore

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Project by gdemo posted 11-24-2009 02:38 PM 3104 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Concord Buggy from the late 1800’s. Woodworking involved included replacing one side of the body, several spindles on the seat and the curved uprights that support the seat and alot of scraping and sanding. The owner wishes to paint it on his own

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John Stegall

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#1 posted 11-24-2009 03:11 PM

It looks good. I see you have a Shopsmith in the background, I hope it was helpful. Mine was most useful as a disk sander, horizontal boring machine, and as beginner lathe. Still, I miss it.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 11-24-2009 03:22 PM

I don’t use the Shopsmith anymore after moving from my 12’ by 12’ basement to a 20’ by 40’ shop. I now have room for alll of my equipment which was in storage for 2 years! The Shopsmith was ideal in an small shop!

-- I ams what I ams and thats all that I ams...(Popye!)

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#3 posted 11-24-2009 04:20 PM

Nice restoration. I am in the process of reatoring a 1905 Doctors buggy. Really all done except the upholstry. and top. can’t spend the money for that right now.

-- Acts: 2:38

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Dan Hux

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#4 posted 11-24-2009 07:06 PM

Now that is just spiffy. very nice..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#5 posted 11-24-2009 08:28 PM

Very nice – looks like a tremendous amount of work

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#6 posted 11-24-2009 09:30 PM

Great job. Great craftsmanship. Would love to see it when it is painted.

-- Guy Kroll

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#7 posted 06-10-2012 11:08 PM

Wow! I luv wagons, buggies and such. Super nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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