Wheelbarrow for a Gnome

First share so I’m hoping all the attachments work. A friend who makes and sells gnomes asked me to design a little wheelbarrow for one of them. This is what I ended up with.


Wheelbarrow final

I have to thank all of the fabulous designs on this forum for sharing their ideas as this is a conglomeration of many things i’ve seen seen in previously shared designs. I wish I could remember all their names. I used 1/16th in baltic birch and used boxes.py for the box design. It is a tight fit, no glue, but a rubber mallet required. the axel is a toothpick with small beads on the outsides. The wheel does turn, but it isn’t meant to be a toy, just a gnome accessory. The handles/stand are just glued to the bottom of the box using gorilla wood glue. It will take around 30 minutes to print/cut on wheelbarrow if you engrave the wood pattern on the box. I also made a couple without the engrave that we then painted bright red and they are very cute and a lot faster to make.

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Thanks for the share. This is a very nice wheelbarrow.

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thanks

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opps, correction, it is designed for 1/8" wood. That will make a difference in the fit. I used proof grade med basswood ply for the settings

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Wow, thanks!

Here, I cleaned it up a little and removed a double-cut on the axle hole.
Wheelbarrow final

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Did you mean to have four wheels? In your picture, it looks like you have only two at most?


Also, it looks like it removed your bitmaps. You might need to compress the file and upload the “zip”?

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That is just adorable!! Thanks for the share!

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That’s very cute! I put gnomes on all the Christmas gifts I mailed out last year. (We had a gnome theme going!) :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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This is absolutely adorable.

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Really cute!

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This is so cool! I’m going to make one for a friend (yup, she’s got an indoor garden gnome). Thank you for sharing this fun design.

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Very cute! Thank you!

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It’s really cute! Thank you.

You may know this, but if you’re just engraving the straight lines, a score will be faster.

That is so cute! Thanks for sharing! And thank you for adding what materials you used and how you put it together.

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Thanks, I appreciate your input. I am still learning how to clean up the files

Thanks for the question. I should have addressed that. I ended up using two wheels glued together in the final design, because I liked the look, but also tried three, which is why there are 4 wheels in the svg file. Anyone making it can certainly delete one or two of them.

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So friggin cute! Thanks for the generous share.

The engrave is the wood design I used on the outside of the sides and bottom of the box. It isn’t just straight lines but the wood grain between the lines. Maybe this is related to @bill.m.davis comment that the bit map was removed?

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Here is the zipped file which includes the wood grain engraving. I also got rid of the two extra wheels. ( I figured it was easier for newer users if they didn’t have to delete anything.) Wheelbarrow final.svg.zip (2.2 MB)

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So cute! You did really well.