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Project by ralbuck posted 06-16-2017 07:20 PM 602 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Suggested by a customer. Her idea. Thanks Barbara.

Made from “rescue” lumber. Some cedar, some pine,and a little unknown. Even a tiny bit of bamboo for pegs holding the crossbar in the handle.

The wheels are just cedar fence boards that had a little vacation around the drill press. I even made a jig to get the spacing for the rim holes. The wheels are 5 inch diameter.

It is 10-1/4 inches tall—14 long and 5-1/4 wide. The side rails are 1-3/8 inches tall. As this is not meant for heavy transport purposes or play axle stubs are only 1/4 inch dowel. I use 3/8 or heavier dowel if they are an actual toy.

Kind of fun to just see what turned out. Even played with the turning lathe for the crossbar.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR





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Jerry

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#1 posted 06-16-2017 07:22 PM

Well that’s pretty cool!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 06-16-2017 07:33 PM

I like it! Nicely done!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 06-16-2017 07:55 PM

Very cute and well crafted,

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 06-16-2017 08:10 PM

i like you work,buddy
now you can drive your grandchildren
have a nice day

-- bambi

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dansnow

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#5 posted 06-16-2017 08:35 PM

I like it! Simple but effective!

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 06-16-2017 10:38 PM

Cool. Looks like it would hold a plant also.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 06-16-2017 10:50 PM

Nice one Buddy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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crowie

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#8 posted 06-17-2017 05:19 AM

A good solid toy ready for wheeling all around the house…well done.

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

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majuvla

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#9 posted 06-17-2017 08:18 AM

Classic ‘old school’ kid’s vagon. Nice project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 06-17-2017 10:12 AM

Nice work you did good.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 06-17-2017 12:25 PM

Very cute piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 06-17-2017 12:38 PM

Posted in wrong thread.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Monte Pittman

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#13 posted 06-17-2017 12:58 PM

Oops again.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#14 posted 06-17-2017 02:23 PM

It’s a real nice project and will be a great conversation piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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woodshaver Tony C

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#15 posted 06-17-2017 03:51 PM

Great project! Nicely done!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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