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I made these little guys last summer. They turned out to be a big hit! I thing it’s time to start again before spring gets here. what do you think.
-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".
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#1 posted 01-14-2013 11:54 PM
Great planter but how do you make them so that I could have a go for the wife as she loves things like these.
#2 posted 01-15-2013 12:41 AM
timtop, they are really quite easy. hardest part is the wheels. the parts are made from 1×4 stock. made like 2 boxes and the top box attached to make the planter and seat back. The wheels are made with a combination of router to cut the circles, forstner bit and jig saw for the spokes. Axels are made from dow rods and copper pipe brackets. and they roll. I use autosketch 10 for design of all my projects. would love to send you the plans if you would like. Just let me know. My first one went to my wife and she really liked it. When others seen it I then had to make 8 more!
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#3 posted 01-15-2013 12:46 AM
Good job. You build all of your own wheels? I do, very time consuming.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#4 posted 01-15-2013 02:57 AM
I do make my own wheels. agreed they are time consuming. After I finished the eighth wagon I had some wore out forstners!
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#5 posted 01-15-2013 03:59 PM
With that beautiful and cute wagons, all the effort is worth it. Keep it up!
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#6 posted 01-16-2013 12:36 AM
I like them.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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