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So this is a wagon i have had in the works for a couple months (idea in my head for over a year though!...inspired by a very odd looking motel lobby/house on old 66).....I was having a "burn out" moment when I got to the roof....unsure what to do and asked hubby yesterday, for my bday? LOL, if he could make me a copper roof for the wagon! I soooo love it! he pounded the copper and then heated it up and it has the most incredible colors and lucky me they match the colors I painted the wagon!

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Thanks!! I am glad he had copper sheets too thin for his jewelry! He is someday going to do the same with strips of copper for the roof of my mckinley...someday! :lol:

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Very original, I like it a lot! It vaguely reminds me of the triple-decker bus from Harry Potter; completely unrealistic in real life, but something that works incredibly well in imagination :lol:

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How cute! He did a great job and the wagon is wonderful!!

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Thank you!!!! It reminds me of a circus wagon, and when an antique toy was mentioned i thought yeah that too!!! or like an arts and crafts style with victorian flair? LOL again, fantasy right!

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ooooooo i like that!!!! :lol: i want to do a wagon!!! i have no room!!!! its all your fault!!!!!! :D:p

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That is so cute! The copper roof is fabulous. Can't wait to see your Mckinley, it'e one of my favorite house kits. :lol:

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It looks like a fantastic way to use up unused bits & pieces from bashed kits. LOVE IT!!!

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Love it all...the color scheme is super! And the copper roof a wow!!

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Very, very pretty! I love the colors! I think it really fires up the imagination thinking of who might use it or live there...and that's half the fun right?

You did a great job.

Kat

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It looks sorta like the Dr Parnassus wagon.

Very nice and whimsical - great job!

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That's creative!

The Reed family (of the infamous Donner Party) used a two story wagon to cross the U.S. on their fateful trip across the U.S. to California.

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Oh your wagon is lovely, I'm very jealous!!

I love it!!

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It looks like a fantastic way to use up unused bits & pieces from bashed kits. LOVE IT!!!

Thanks Holly! It is all fresh wood...birch ply...should have kept my mckinley scraps LOL but they made great kindling!

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It looks sorta like the Dr Parnassus wagon.

Very nice and whimsical - great job!

I had to look that up! LOL never heard of it...and you are right! i want to see that movie!!! i found a slideshow of them building it....what fun!!!

thank you :lol:

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thank you everyone :lol: kind of wish I could keep it but it goes to chicago with me...don't have any room anyway :p

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wowzas!! looks great!!

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I think it really fires up the imagination thinking of who might use it or live there...and that's half the fun right?

Kat

I definitely agree. I'm imagining a band of gypsies (or otherworldly people) who travel through the countryside. And as they journey through the forest to the next small village down the trail you can just see the copper roof of the wagon through the tops of the trees...

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