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Horse drawn Log Hauler

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Project by nitewalker41 posted 09-08-2016 05:23 PM 808 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A person I work with asked me if I would make a model of a horse drawn log hauler for his father, little did I realize how much work it would be. It is in 1/8 model scale and is about 40 inches long but is adjustable to about 20 inches depending on the length of logs hauled. This is classed as a “light” hauler. It is made mainly out of Oak and I used brass and Aluminum for the metal parts.

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





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#1 posted 09-08-2016 05:43 PM

Really nice model. Maybe something to put in a display case.

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#2 posted 09-08-2016 07:35 PM

realy nice,have you any plans?

-- bambi

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#3 posted 09-08-2016 09:45 PM

What a beautiful piece of craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 09-08-2016 10:30 PM

Pretty cool piece of history. I’m guessing you learned a lot about the history of them in the process of making this one. Thanks for sharing.

-- 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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#5 posted 09-09-2016 01:58 AM

That is just downright cool. I immediately noticed the cross cut saw and hook on a chain. Excellent attention to details.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#6 posted 09-09-2016 02:10 AM

Very nice I went back and looked at your stage again also very very nice I did find the plans for a stage and built it the wheels kicked my a__ ended up making eight to get 4 that I thought were ok not great but ok
Dee

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#7 posted 09-09-2016 05:20 AM

Nice work. Looks like the real deal.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 09-09-2016 03:57 PM

A very realistic and well done piece. Apparently you have been around the real ones!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#9 posted 09-09-2016 05:46 PM

Awesome work! Realy detailed replica of old vagon.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 09-10-2016 12:06 AM

All you need is the bullock team to haul that beaut log wagon….

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

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#11 posted 09-11-2016 11:23 PM

Beautiful.

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#12 posted 09-19-2016 10:07 AM

Very detailed. Very cool.

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

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