Old Wagon & Stage Coach Lamps

Thank you. It was actually designed for .22 tabs (thick draft board or acrylic). As this prototype came together, I too thought the tabs added to it. Thanks for your kind note.

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Love the Conestoga Wagon. In fact, almost went with the Prairies Schooner, but for the fact that sewing is a true area of opportunity for me. I also liked the hearse (horse drawn of course). Little dark, but an awesome looking carriage.

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My understanding is that they were actually worse than riding a horse, as they used flaps over the windows to keep the dust out, which also kept out the light and made it hot and stuffy. Can’t remember where I heard that from.

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I hadn’t even thought of the dust a team of horses would kick up…

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Adorable! Can’t wait to see the final version.

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Thanks cynd11, appreciate your comment.

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The first prototype is completed. The final version includes luggage box, luggage rack, horse cutouts on driver seat, breaks, with a leather seat and curtains. Used hard walnut grade for box and horse cut-outs. Going forward, I would make the wheels out of the thick draft board and modify the axel and and horse tree so everything could be laser cut (those parts are dowel rods).

FYI: This is what I’m calling a #STEM coach. It’s being used to show the HS students in my engineering class what can be done with CAD software and the glowforge. It’s actually working as I overheard one student say “I wish I could do that”

I did a clear acrylic version, but it didn’t have the look I was going for. If I continue to play with this model,



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That looks amazing in the photos. Well done.

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Your coaches keep getting better and better. I bet it is rewarding to teach your students with projects like your stage coach.

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I love this! It reminds me of the wagons I used to see for sale in gift shops in AZ and NM in the 60’s. (I always wanted one!)

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So neat! It’s definitely going to be an inspiration piece for your students.

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Thank you

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I saw those wagon’s your talking about. I wonder how they made them without a glowforge :slight_smile:

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Scroll saw, maybe?

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This is a friend of mine’s Brother’s company…

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Wow, that is so cool. Making them in real life . Thanks for sharing

Wow just wow!!! The stagecoach I want is $71,000.

Thank you for posting this incredible website.

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