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  • Building a Gypsy Wagon
    Building a Gypsy Wagon
    by paleotool

    For many years I have been interested in Gypsy Wagons or "vardos" and western sheepherder wagons. As it isn't practical for me to have an authentic, horse-drawn lifestyle I decided to make a version towable at highway speeds. After reading just about every book I could find on wagons, caravans, o…

Woodworking Contest




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Do you make amazing things out of wood?  It's time to show off your skills, because we've teamed up with Popular Mechanics to bring you a woodworking contest!

We love any sort of project that involves wood, so any type of woodworking is eligible.  Tools can be classic hand tools or power tools, and the projects can be tiny or the size of a house.  It's up to you! What truly matters is that you share your woodworking project with great photos and descriptions so others can learn from your experience! 

This is your chance to win some awesome prizes from Craftsman and Irwin to help you on your next woodworking project, or even get your work published in Popular Mechanics magazine!  The woodworking experts at Popular Mechanics will be judging this contest, so get your tools out and make something awesome. We can't wait to see what it is!
  • Instructables published from August 23 - October 3 are eligible for entry
  • Multiples entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize
  • International entries are accepted
  • Voting period: Oct. 4 - 6
  • Judging period: Oct. 7 - 11 

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