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Concord Parasol Carriage

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Project by gdemo posted 01-05-2010 09:45 PM 1574 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is late 1800’s Concord Parasol Carriage. This restore took striping over 100 years of paint, replacing several wheel spokes, recreating several moldings, alot of sanding painting and finally re-upolstering seat and parasol

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





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richgreer

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#1 posted 01-05-2010 09:47 PM

I know very little about restoring carriages. Nonetheless, I can tell good workmanship when I see it. Great job!!

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Dennisgrosen

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#2 posted 01-05-2010 09:51 PM

that look awesome great restoring on the wagon
but wuold like to have seen a before picture too

Dennis

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huff

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#3 posted 01-05-2010 11:35 PM

Dennis, I’m with you. Would love to see some before pictures….......because it’s sure picture perfect now. Great restoration.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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dustyal

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#4 posted 01-06-2010 02:48 AM

beautiful work… love to see this type of restoration. By the way, is that another project sitting behind it?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 01-06-2010 04:55 AM

Another great job as always. Really like the parasol. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Kent Shepherd

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#6 posted 01-06-2010 09:23 PM

Excellent—-Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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gdemo

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#7 posted 01-08-2010 03:31 PM

Been away for a couple of days. dustyal, yes that is a 1896 Chauncey Thomas Rockaway Coach out of Boston, MA. Thanks for all the comments everyone. I will post a before pic soon!

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

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