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Project by robscastle posted 236 days ago 1101 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You may have seen this Billy Cart mid year posted with something else I had done as a Blog because it was not finished.

Its well and truly finished now, gone to the Billy Cart Races and is back home again

The wood work I made from recycled pallets, and the metal parts painting was done by the father of the owner.

Kind of a joint project between a wood worker and a metal worker !

Once I had the basic design completed it went back and forth between our homes as final product was completed.

On the Starting Ramp.

It had to conform to the specifications for design to be able to be entered in the Carindale Billy Cart Championships.

Some other entrants.

On the day we all had fun running the cart but did not take out any major prizes.

Stacked it a couple of times but we all had lots of fun

At the end of the day Mathew was presented with a medallion and the final shot is of him and his proud Dad as we packed up ready to go home.

-- Regards Robert





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David Dean

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#1 posted 236 days ago

well you dont see that every day and pillet on top of that.great job

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stefang

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#2 posted 236 days ago

Nicely done Robert. Kids love those homemade cars.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#3 posted 236 days ago

Super nice and gr8 moments and memories. Luv the brake lever

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

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MasterSergeant

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#4 posted 236 days ago

Absolutely fantastic! I really enjoyed the sorry about the uild.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 236 days ago

That’s awesome, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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ZAGREB

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#6 posted 236 days ago

and somebody says who is the proudest father in the world? happy new year to everyone

-- bambi

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489tad

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#7 posted 236 days ago

What a fun project.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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amagineer

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#8 posted 236 days ago

Wonderful design. Reminds me of an upscale pinewood derby from my boy scout days.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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BobWemm

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#9 posted 235 days ago

Brings back fond memories of my childhood, but my trolley was no where as flash as that.
Magic job between you both.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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robscastle

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#10 posted 234 days ago

hi im the driver thax 4 ALL THE SOPORT

-- Regards Robert

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