We of course began with some raw mate­ri­als and a lot of plan­ning

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We ordered cus­tom-built wheels from the Amish in Penn­syl­va­nia, pic­tured here with the spares from the orig­i­nal wag­on which we sent them for ref­er­ence.

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Begin­ning the con­struc­tion of the under­car­riage

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Con­struc­tion of the front axle

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Putting some of the pieces togeth­er

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Begin­ning con­struc­tion of the main box and seat­ing area

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Seat cor­ner rein­force­ments

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Build­ing the seats

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After ensur­ing every­thing fits prop­er­ly, it’s time to take it back apart and paint every­thing. First,
the under­car­riage.

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Next, the seat­ing area.

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