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Project by BentheViking posted 05-20-2011 05:31 AM 2736 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A medieval style cart my team made for a New Orleans Mardi Gras parade. The finished size was about 6 feet high, 4 feet wide, and 10 feet longl. It was made from solid cypress and we did all of the metal work as well.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson





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BarryW

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#1 posted 05-20-2011 07:34 AM

That is so so cool….excellent work…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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josh

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#2 posted 05-20-2011 08:14 AM

That is sooooooo cool.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#3 posted 05-20-2011 02:36 PM

I forgot to add that during the initial design process we were under guidance from a guy from the Prince’s [Charles] Foundation who is trained in medieval carpentry.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#4 posted 05-20-2011 02:50 PM

NICE! Great look and scale! Well done!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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#5 posted 05-20-2011 03:18 PM

Very nice. It looks vert authenic, like it should be used to carry prisoners to the headsmans axe. ;^))

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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SteviePete

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#6 posted 05-20-2011 04:33 PM

How bout some beads? Did Chuck get into that too.

Our Ren Fest could use a cart. Do you have a plan or source. Thanks, s

-- Steve, 'Sconie Great White North

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BentheViking

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#7 posted 05-21-2011 12:03 AM

Thanks for the support everyone. We actually did have a spear, but i don’t have any photos of it. And Steve, sorry but I don’t have any plans or anything would be willing to offer some input though if you ever decide to build it.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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artsnarf

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#8 posted 06-30-2011 05:57 AM

Thats Great! Uh Bring out your dead,Bring out your dead, Lol Ox carts are the wave of the future,Happy Boeuf Gras

-- The Earth is slow,Yet the oxen are patient

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