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Project by Rick George posted 1434 days ago 1150 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found plans for this on “New Yankee” website. I didn’t have a drill press when I built the wooden wheels and was unable to align all of the spoke holes properly, so I purchased the wheels you see here. Also, I don’t have a lathe so I purchased a walnut dowel for the handle. The remainder of the wood was milled from 8/4 mahogany. Tray sides are mitered and joined with FF biscuits. Slats float in dado slots. Legs and removable tray ends were shaped on the band saw and fined tuned on a spindle sander. Finished with 3 coats of “natural” stain and 2 coats of spar urethane. This was my second project and a bit complicated for a newbie, but I learned a lot as I erred my way through.

-- Rick





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1434 days ago

Excellent job… nice cart!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 1434 days ago

Very Nice Job. Looks Great. I`m sure it should get some use.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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nailbanger2

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#3 posted 1434 days ago

Very nice cart, the finish looks outstanding.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Jonathan

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#4 posted 1434 days ago

Nice cart and excellent finish… oh wait, that has already been said.

OK, well then, I second those comments!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Gator

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#5 posted 1434 days ago

Nice job Rick.. I love the finish, it makes you want to touch it..

Gator

-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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Rick George

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#6 posted 1433 days ago

Thanks for all the encouragement. Believe me, I need it.

-- Rick

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dmoore

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#7 posted 1433 days ago

Job well done thanks for sharing. Love the wood selection!

-- Duane, Ohio

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