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Project by trainrunner posted 12-01-2017 10:24 AM 665 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The sled is built for a friend to pull his kids around behind his quad. I used 3/4” plywood to make the body of the sled and painted it with the brightest outdoor paint I could find to stand out. It rides around on two snowboards and works great.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.





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Jim Finn

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#1 posted 12-01-2017 12:09 PM

Neat idea.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 12-01-2017 02:58 PM

Wow! This is a wonderful sled.

-- 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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Mainiac Matt

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#3 posted 12-01-2017 06:29 PM

Very cool… Looks like the kiddies will be having a great time.

Did you do the metal work? It looks very custom.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 12-01-2017 08:45 PM

Neat idea and very nicely done.

The steering mechanism is built into the riders.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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trainrunner

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#5 posted 12-01-2017 09:23 PM

Thanks for the comments. I did do the metal work. I find myself drawn to projects lately that combine several different kinds of materials to work with.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.

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#6 posted 12-02-2017 01:23 AM

That looks like a boat load of fun. I sure hope they have a great time with your wonderful sled.

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#7 posted 12-02-2017 09:03 AM

Wow! This is awesome combination of woodworking and iron/welding job. Those skateboards are realy coll and logical idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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