Sled Restored......before & after

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Project by Jerry posted 01-07-2012 05:45 AM 2950 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first picture is of the original deteriorated wood from the sled. I hope the second speaks for itself…. keeping my fingers crossed (yes, I still have ALL of them)

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#1 posted 01-07-2012 05:48 AM

Wow Jerry
That turned out great.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 01-07-2012 05:50 AM

Awesome restoration! Looks fast sitting still.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 01-07-2012 05:53 AM

Oh yeah…. broken bones await!!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#4 posted 01-07-2012 05:54 AM

Incredible, great work.

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#5 posted 01-07-2012 06:00 AM

Looks like new and brings back memories. Good job.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD

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#6 posted 01-07-2012 06:21 AM

I froze me butt off on one of those when I was a kid! Had fun doing it too! Nice work looks great!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 01-07-2012 07:03 AM

Looks great. And I here you, jerry, I broke my hip while sledding last march, haha.

-- Ryan

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#8 posted 01-07-2012 07:29 AM

Came out really nice. I love to see things restored or recycled.

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#9 posted 01-07-2012 08:56 AM

Brings back some memories. Thanks

-- Carpe Diem

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#10 posted 01-07-2012 01:28 PM

Looks great – wax the runners!

-- Don

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#11 posted 01-07-2012 02:06 PM

What a great project! It looks great.

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#12 posted 01-07-2012 03:50 PM

Awesome restoration!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#13 posted 01-07-2012 04:20 PM

Very cool!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#14 posted 01-07-2012 10:27 PM

Looks brand new.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#15 posted 01-08-2012 03:52 AM

Very nice. I rember riding one similar when I was a kid a long long long time ago. Have a friend who restores kids bikes and has similar success. It’s nice not to throw things out and see that they get a good home somewhere. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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