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Project by nitewalker41 posted 04-13-2016 01:22 AM 1094 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It was a long winter for sure, I decided to take a earlier pattern I had for this coach and enlarge it 75%, needless to say I should have taken “woo shop” instead of “office machines” when I was in High School. I made some extra mods to pattern by creating the the doors so they would open, and also places a foots step on the brake cross bar to aide in getting into the coach, that idea came from a picture of a Stage with it like that. For sure I am glad that Spring has arrived and can get to new projects.

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"





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Dee1

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#1 posted 04-13-2016 02:04 AM

Very Very Nice I have always wanted to do a stagecoach do you by chance have or know where I can get the plans?
I am just about done with my latest project another old JD and am starting to look for a new project.
Dee1

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Brinth

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#2 posted 04-13-2016 05:35 AM

So your next project is making horces for it?

-- Brinth, Denmark - "nothing is impossible and everything goes; if you have the will (and the time) to do it"

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#3 posted 04-13-2016 06:47 AM

You’ve realy done good work on authentic details, just amaizing.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 04-13-2016 08:52 AM

Absolutely gorgeous

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 04-13-2016 12:26 PM

That’s a lovely piece of work, great attention to detail. What timber did you use to make this?

-- If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain - Steven Wright

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#6 posted 04-13-2016 03:08 PM

I like it a lot! I need to make a bigger one someday too.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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nitewalker41

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#7 posted 04-13-2016 03:34 PM

It is made out of Oak, and I will leave the horses to someone else who took “wood shop” and not “typing” like I did.

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#8 posted 04-13-2016 05:15 PM

I love this miniature and it has wonderful details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#9 posted 04-13-2016 06:13 PM

Fantastic work!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#10 posted 04-13-2016 07:18 PM

it’s a like for me too! Nice work!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#11 posted 04-13-2016 10:19 PM

that is LOVELY ,,, great work

-- Bruce, Thunder Bay , Ontario, Canada

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#12 posted 04-13-2016 11:10 PM

Fantastic! I luv it! Giddy Up.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Pointer

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#13 posted 04-13-2016 11:43 PM

Shotgun!

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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#14 posted 04-14-2016 12:00 AM

Amazingly detailed stagecoach! I love how you were able to incorporate many real life details like the operating doors!

-- Dean

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htl

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#15 posted 04-14-2016 12:44 AM

Jut beautiful!!!
You put a lot of work and love in hat build.
And it sounds like your like me when I finally get near the end of a build I’m ready for some thing else. lol

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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