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Late 1800's Concord Carriage

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Project by gdemo posted 08-22-2010 06:27 PM 3356 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1800’s Concord carriage restoration. Lots of body work! Cracked and rotted wood was the challenge with this resto. replaced rotted wood and repaired cracks, primed and painted with Epifanes yaught paint from Holland.

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Andrew

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#1 posted 08-22-2010 06:44 PM

You do super work.
Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 08-22-2010 06:52 PM

Absolutely amazing! I’m inspired by the thought of the original craftsmen that built these and you for your commitment to restore them. We aren’t building anything now that will even last to be restored, it’ll all go to a garbage dump to be buried. Thanks for the work you do!

Roger

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#3 posted 10-04-2010 09:15 PM

Your carriage came out great . I have a chassis simular to the one you have hear . When i aquired it is in rough shape . There is only one piece of wood left that is so far the only template I have to start the project . My chassis is in good solid shape but everything else needs a lot of love . Any pointers send them this way thanks Joe

-- Joe

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