Easter gift planter

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Project by 49bill posted 509 days ago 1088 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this little wood wheel barrow for my wife for Easter. Made the body from cedar , and the wheel is made of a solid piece of cypress. It’s a replica of a 1903 sears wheel barrow. She put Easter lily’s in it for Easter.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#1 posted 509 days ago

Now that is neat! Well done, will look great with some plants in it.

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

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#2 posted 509 days ago

Great looking planter Bill. I like the backdrop for the pic also. My wife loves to take pic of old buildings, barns etc. We be going down the road and she sees one I gotta stop where she can take a pic.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#3 posted 509 days ago

What a fun project and a great gift for Easter.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 509 days ago

Gorgeous planter Bill. Just curious, do you have a cat ? My understanding is Easter Lilies
are extremely toxic to cats .

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#5 posted 509 days ago

Very nice, I have a taped episode of New Yankee Workshop where Norm builds a wheelbarrow and they show several antique ones he got the ideas from. I’d like to build a replica of one of the older ones. Yours gives me the motivation I need to get started. Did you build from plans or draw it up yourself?

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#6 posted 509 days ago

Thanks, guys for the comments. Dewayne the barn where the picture was taken is in my back yard it was here when we bought the place.
Ron I had never heard that about cats, and Easter Lilies and no I don’t have cats.
notnow I used plans off the internet I found I think the site was Runner Duck .com

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#7 posted 509 days ago

Great job, that is awesome

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 508 days ago

Thats going to look awsome when its weathered in & has some flowers in it.
Nice work!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#9 posted 508 days ago

This is really nice, Bill. It’s very quaint.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 508 days ago

Now that’s what I need after a night out with many pints o good ole Guinness…

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

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