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Oak and Branch Sled

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Project by drbones posted 869 days ago 1234 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I used a plastic tub replacement part from commercially produced sled. Then i built the superstructure from oak lumber and peeled branches with stainless steel hardware. The finish is marine varnish.

-- Its' better to wear out than to rust out!





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 869 days ago

Nice sled.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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CampD

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#2 posted 869 days ago

Nice job

-- Doug...

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dakremer

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#3 posted 869 days ago

that is really awesome! get a chance to use it yet?? looks comfy!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 869 days ago

A really special design and a cool build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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drbones

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#5 posted 869 days ago

Had my grandson out for a long ride last week. he loved it.

-- Its' better to wear out than to rust out!

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hhhopks

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#6 posted 869 days ago

Awsome.
Someday, I’ll have to make one (no grand kids yet).

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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JohnMeeley

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#7 posted 869 days ago

Awesome sled. 100 hundred years from now someone will find it, refinish it and take their grand kid for a long ride.
Timeless creation.

Take more photos. please.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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Skylark53

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#8 posted 868 days ago

This is indeed incredible. Did you design it? Really, really great work. John is right, it appears to be well done and will last for many, many years….timeless. I am a bit jealous, I have no grandchildren yet, but I plan to replicate this anticipating many. Thank you for sharing this very fine work. Oh! and welcome to LJs. This is a great place to make very fine friends.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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