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Project by 49bill posted 04-28-2013 at 11:09 AM 1114 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw some pictures of the real wagons online, and decided to build one on a smaller scale. This was built in mind to put flowers on to display on a patio, porch, or sun room setting. I don’t thank it would hold up for kids to play with thus the no riders sign on the front. Although with a little more beefing up I’m sure it could be made for kids to play with. I made this wagon from scraps I had laying around the shop it was a fun project, and considering there were no plans it turned out like I wanted.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia





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Woodenwizard

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#1 posted 04-28-2013 at 11:21 AM

Great Project. I know some people that would love to have one. Something else to put on my to do list.
Thanks!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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whitebeast88

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#2 posted 04-28-2013 at 02:57 PM

very cool.love it.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 04-28-2013 at 04:13 PM

Cool. Nice job. Congratulations

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#4 posted 04-28-2013 at 05:08 PM

Cool, I like it!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Roger

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#5 posted 04-28-2013 at 05:27 PM

Really kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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ldl

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#6 posted 04-28-2013 at 07:44 PM

Good lookin wagon. I like the multi colors.

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

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JoeinGa

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#7 posted 04-29-2013 at 04:06 AM

Really neat. Did you cut out the wheels too?
Like you said, I’ll bet the kids would love to play with this

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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49bill

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#8 posted 04-29-2013 at 04:36 AM

joein10asee, yes I cut the wheels out of some scrap plywood.

Thanks! guys for looking and the comments

Dewayne, yes Gene isn’t doing to good right now had 5 bypass on friday still in cicu .

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 04-29-2013 at 05:45 AM

A nice replica and a wonderful project. I bet you had a lot of fun with this one.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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 04-29-2013 at 12:00 PM

looks very pretty will lok even better with flowers too. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#11 posted 05-01-2013 at 09:12 AM

Good looking wagon! A great way to display plants and flowers. I bet the kids can’t resist playing with it.

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crowie

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#12 posted 05-01-2013 at 03:59 PM

G’Day Bill,
That’s one fine railway wagon, but I’d get the pot plants in it quick as if the little children see such a good looking unit they’ll be off with it….

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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