Princes Wagon

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Project by hunter71 posted 12-27-2011 02:45 PM 1457 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this in Afghanistan several months ago when I only had a Proxxon scroll saw and a dremmel. The wood came from wood cigar boxes, scraps of wood, and coffee stir sticks from the DEFAC. I made the wheels when I was home on R&R the time before. I now have my wheel jigs in Kabul. Totally from my head, the design just grew into this Princes Wagon for my 4 year old granddaughters Christmas this year. Betty ordered a couple of unicorns to pull it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 12-27-2011 02:47 PM

Now that is very cool! Good stuff Grandpa….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 12-27-2011 03:30 PM

Very Cool. Nice work Thanks for posting

-- Marty Ohio

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#3 posted 12-27-2011 03:49 PM

Very very cool! Keep safe and get home to that grandbaby!

-from a serving Airman (USAF LtCol) been to Afghanistan several times.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 05:30 PM

Spectacular work, and sure to be treasured for years.
Great job!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#5 posted 12-27-2011 06:21 PM

That is one proud Granddaughter.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#6 posted 12-27-2011 10:10 PM

a grand carriage for a Princess

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 12-28-2011 01:45 AM

Very cool!! That’s talent and desire for you. Great paint job. Looks Fantastic!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 12-28-2011 02:39 AM

Very sweet! Afghanistan eh?Just a bit to close to the shooting and bombing unless you are a politician or lawyer I would say! If however you are a builder, maker,fixer etc like yourself I say Hoorah! let us know how real folks live there!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#9 posted 12-28-2011 04:16 AM

Really amazing that you could make this great carriage with so few tools. It looks super.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 01-10-2013 01:01 PM

Our queen have such a car :)

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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