Wedding Wagon

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My new daughter-in-law requested that I build a wagon as part of her wedding to our son. Our other son’s children rode in in down the aisle. It worked and didn’t throw a wheel during the ceremony….I found the pattern on the internet. It’s all red oak with the exeception of the wheels. It was my first project and it now sits in our kids living room as a planter.

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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#1 posted 2552 days ago

Nice Job. What are the wheels made of? Pine?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 2552 days ago

Looks sto me like you learned about spokes and felloes and running gear and a reach and bolsters. I think yhou could make it as a wheelwright. Your work looks better than some I’ve seen

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#3 posted 2552 days ago

Very nice wagon! You don’t see many of these around. Good job!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#4 posted 2552 days ago

this is awesome.
1) great idea for the wedding 2) must have been SO cute and 3) awesome wagon.

Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 2552 days ago

Great now you just need some minature horses.

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#6 posted 2552 days ago

Great wagon!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 2551 days ago

Great job! I would be scared to tackle making those wheels.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 2551 days ago

I really like it, it will be cherished by your family for many years.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#9 posted 1794 days ago

Hi Fred. I saw your fishing rod jig and took a look at your other projects at the same time. All really nice stuff. I especially liked the wedding wagon. Is the rod jig for finishing purchased blanks or are you making the rods too? My son finished a purchased rod blank with a jig similar to yours. I seem to remember that he used a handrill at low speed to turn the rod as he applied the finish. I’m not a fisherman, just curious, and some of those rods are pieces of art in their own right. My son wanted me to make him a split bamboo rod, but It’s too specialized, too much work, and you spend most of your time sharpening block plane blades, so I had to decline the challenge.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 1232 days ago

I love your wagon. My daughter is getting married this summer and I would love to have a wagon like this. Where can I find the plans for this wagon.

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