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Project by lizardhead posted 01-29-2018 10:45 AM 1873 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my completed Wagon. Made from white oak. 52 inches long . 26 inches wide and 27 inches high. Thanks to Dave Engels for the inspiration. Dave at Engels Coach Shop in Billings, Mt . Look him up on YouTube

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best





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hunter71

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#1 posted 01-29-2018 11:24 AM

Absolutely great! As a fellow scratch wagon builder I appreciate the work going into this. I now have a large wagon on my bucket list thanks to you. I am thinking a Birdsell style, I built a smaller one a long time ago. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/54763

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 01-29-2018 11:33 AM

Beautiful just Beautiful!!!

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#3 posted 01-29-2018 11:50 AM

Very well done…

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#4 posted 01-29-2018 12:23 PM

WOW! Your attention to detail is incredible. Well done!

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#5 posted 01-29-2018 12:32 PM

Looks absolutely wonderful and your attention to detail is over the top. I especially like the wheels as these are the most authentic I’ve seen on a model so far. I hope we see more of this kind of thing from you in the future.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 01-29-2018 12:59 PM

Great job! One question : with all that white oak, do you have any idea how much the wagon weighs ?

-- I thought you said there was no metal in this log !!!!!!!!!!!!

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MinnesotaMarty

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#7 posted 01-29-2018 01:38 PM

That looks fantastic. Everytime I see a stagecoach like yours I reminded how much effort it requires and then when they were built years ago the effort that went into making a stagecoach in 1850 !!

I second your recommendation to view Engels Coach Shop on You Tube. Very inspiring.

Thanks for posting your project.

-- I can see the cheese heads from here and it is great.

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shipwright

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#8 posted 01-29-2018 02:05 PM

Very nice work. Great attention to and execution of the fine details.
Where will this live?

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#9 posted 01-29-2018 02:14 PM

This is a fine model of a heavy wagon. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#10 posted 01-29-2018 02:33 PM

Great job. Wonderful attention to detail.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#11 posted 01-29-2018 02:34 PM

Very Nice and Well Done!

-- Made In Ontario, CANADA

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#12 posted 01-29-2018 02:37 PM

incredible work on the wagon.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#13 posted 01-29-2018 03:43 PM

I have followed this from the beginning, and have been captivated with the ongoing work.
The final piece is just outstanding.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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PaulDoug

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#14 posted 01-29-2018 04:58 PM

That is an awesome piece of work!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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oldrivers

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#15 posted 01-30-2018 11:20 AM

Very nice work, great detail. (You did a Super job congratulations,)

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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