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Project by ClayandNancy posted 702 days ago 2222 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well finally I am getting a chance to post some projects. My youngest finally decided to get married, she’s 37. Great guy. She wanted a wagon to have the flower girl pull the ring bearer down the aisle and asked me to make her one. Thanks to Douginaz and his help I bought a kit and put this little beauty together. All oak and the wheels are from lawnmowers. This was a lot of fun, but as per Doug there was a few hardware changes that had to be made. Also made an arbor for the alter platform. Please no remarks about me in the monkey suit.

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Ken90712

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#1 posted 702 days ago

Very cool project. Well done and congrats to you as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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BTKS

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#2 posted 702 days ago

Cool projects! Congrats on the wedding. Good to know daughters can find guys their Daddy’s approve of. Hope they still exist when mine are of marrying age, you know 40 or 50 years from now!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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NormG

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#3 posted 702 days ago

This looks wonderful and the possibility of re-purposing is wonderful just think about

-- Norman

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captferd

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#4 posted 702 days ago

Very nice.

-- CaptFerd

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Craftsman on the lake

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#5 posted 701 days ago

I’ve got two daughter…. Nothing like being a dad when you’ve got girls. Congratulations. I can’t turn mine down either.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Arlin Eastman

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#6 posted 701 days ago

I think you did an awesome job and congrats on your daughter getting married.

My last was married Oct last year and that was the very first 55 steps I made from months of practice from the wheelchair.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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kiefer

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#7 posted 701 days ago

Now that is whats needed for a proper wedding !!!!!
What an idea your daughter came up with .
The arbour is very nice also .
I won’t mention the suit as per request but the flowers look great .

Congratulations

-- Kiefer 松

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dbhost

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#8 posted 701 days ago

Congrats on the family wedding… Your daughter looks happy…

Great wagon too. Was trying to figure out how you would use a toy sized buckboard wagon for a wedding, now I know…

No issues with the suit, but you woulda looked better with a stetson with “Father of the Bride” silk screened on it!

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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eddie

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#9 posted 701 days ago

great post,and con grads to your daughter too,great job on the arbor ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Tom Godfrey

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#10 posted 701 days ago

Love that wagon. Might try my hand a making one some time in the future. Know a little fellow at our church that love to have one of these. Congrats on the wedding.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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ClayandNancy

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#11 posted 701 days ago

Thanks everyone, kind of surprised on the Daily Top 3. My daughter has had a tough 5 years, she beat thyroid cancer and then had back to back 8hr. neurosurgery’s to correct some seizures. She’s our miracle so you can’t turn her down. dbhost I do have a ball cap that I wore at the reception that says”Father of the Bride” Mighty proud

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BillyJ

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#12 posted 701 days ago

Congratulations on the wedding.

Your work is very nice. Everything turned out great.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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Mainiac Matt

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#13 posted 701 days ago

Great job Clay… and best wishes for the newly-weds

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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Camero68

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#14 posted 701 days ago

Labor of love and hard work. A wonderful present.

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Kookaburra

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#15 posted 701 days ago

It is all very lovely and sweet, as a wedding should be. You have every right to be proud of your couragous and beautiful daughter. And she deserves a whole load of happiness.

BUT “She wanted a wagon to have the flower girl pull the ring bearer down the aisle.” What the heck is that about? Using the flower girl as a draft horse? My, my. Pictures of that little show available? I will bet everyone was “oooooo”ing and “awwww”ing!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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