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Little Red Wagon rebuild

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Project by JBarnes posted 06-01-2017 05:34 PM 387 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I grew up in this little wagon my mother would pull us to the library and load the wagon with books and then we would walk back home and read. Over the past 25 years it has sat at in the weather and was completely rotten. I cut and measured every piece and rebuilt it from the ground up. Now my brother and his wife have it to use with their little one. I used a combination of oak and pine. I learned a lot setting everything up and there was never enough clamps.

-- If at first you don't succeed get a bigger hammer.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-01-2017 07:00 PM

You did a wonderful job on rebuilding this wagon. It’s a beautiful project.

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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majuvla

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#2 posted 06-01-2017 07:11 PM

Astonish rebuilt – it’s completly new wagon. Nice colours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 06-01-2017 08:23 PM

Very nice wagon. I bet you had to sleeve the wheels too.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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