Kids Sled

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Project by TheCityWoodWorker posted 03-30-2014 12:34 PM 2574 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun little project I did back in December. We had a lot of snow in St Louis this year. The base is oak which I re sawed to 1/4 and the back slats and the runners are cherry. It was my first try at steam bending. The runners were steam bent the same as the back slats then cut in half at the band saw. I still have to put a finish on it but I cant get my daughter to give it back, she uses it as a TV chair, Kids! I finally got my daughter off the sled long enough to spray on a coat of all in one stain and poly.

-- The City Woodworker

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#1 posted 03-30-2014 02:41 PM

Nice sled,well done.Are there plans for it? Would make great xmas presents for the little people.I could also see one as a dog bed with a nice pillow on it.

-- Mike Wix

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#2 posted 03-30-2014 03:03 PM

I don’t own the plans for it they belong to the woodworking school I go to, But if you give me a couple of days I will take the measurements from my sled and make a sketch-up plan for you. That is a really good idea about the dog bed. People love to spend money on their dogs.

-- The City Woodworker

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#3 posted 03-30-2014 11:41 PM

Its a very nice sleigh,steam bend is an art of its self.

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#4 posted 04-04-2014 02:18 PM

That’s one beautiful kid’s sled. The curved back really set it off. Excellent job!

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#5 posted 04-04-2014 02:43 PM

That is cute. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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