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Project by pinkfish posted 1556 days ago 2354 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bent runner sled, although I finished it a bit late :) The runners were steam bent from 3/4 inch oak and the back pieces were also steam bent from some red oak I re-sawed to about 1/4 of an inch thick. I made a bending form from some mdf glued together and a steam box, that I posted about earlier, to make the runner. I finished the whole thing with marine varnish and put aluminum runners on the base of the runners with stainless steel screws to hold them in place. All in all it looks pretty good and should be fun next year!





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 1555 days ago

very nice project. Now you need to make a snow making machine to go with it. Your little girl looks like she thinks it’s a winner

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#2 posted 1555 days ago

Nice Design!

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 1555 days ago

Nice sled. Cool bending job!!
But, you need to add a rope unless you carry it back up the hill!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 1555 days ago

Very fun and a great project!

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PurpLev

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#5 posted 1555 days ago

this is awesome! I always wanted to make one of those (just don’t have the capacity to actually make it…lol)

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pinkfish

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#6 posted 1555 days ago

Thanks! The plan is to add a rope, otherwise I think it would make the whole sledding experience a lot more difficult, for me anyway.

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Dennisgrosen

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#7 posted 1548 days ago

very niice slede and the costummer seems to bee happy
now go and make that snowmaschine to her as well, a big one!!!

Dennis

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