Wood cart

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  1. bsruther

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    I had a shopping cart that someone dropped off at my house last winter as a joke.
    I knew there was something I could use it for so I held onto it.
    Then this past summer, when I was thinking about making a wood cart to carry my wood in the house, I got an idea.
    Here's the result
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    Nice. Do you have a step to go up? I got a cart with bigger wheels with the thought it'd be easier, but I can't be sure. Either way it beats that sling I was using.
     
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    I have the northern tools cart and really like it. It was "gotten" from my father who doesn't need to carry wood as far and has another place to store inside. I use it as both the carry equipment and the first of two racks once inside. I have to move twice, but what I do:
    Carry in on that cart. Let it warm/ dry a bit more.
    Transfer as the other one gets down. Bring out and get more.
    I like the system.
     
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    I have two concrete steps to go up. I can fill it up and roll it in by the stove and have enough to burn for the night. Works pretty well. Last year I used a two wheel dolly and it was a pita.
    Shopping carts are not just for homeless people.
     
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    For me those slings: I felt like a spastic weight lifter every time I had to lift it, like when going through the door. With the cart, it's a breeze.
     
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    Real nice custom job Woodford I agree that bigger wheels would go through the grass better...maybe ya don't need 'em, Anyway excellent job.
     
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    Thanks...I store my wood on racks outside the back door, so the little wheels are fine. I have hauled wood accross the grass on it and it's not too bad as long as it's not wet. I can always buy some bigger tires from HF and put them on if I need to.
     
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