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April 11, 2014 1 Comment 
So what happens when you’re building a big airplane and your daughter spies a metric gaggleload of spare wood?
You build a chariot.
We made this doohickey for a friend, over the course of an afternoon, with Emme doing much of the drilling and then design work. Apparently she and a friend had been playing “chariot” at school — with one kid holding a jump rope harness and the other pulling her along. So she wanted a real version of it. And here it is.
It’s nothing super fancy and we sort of hurried through it, because she wanted to give it to her friend as a birthday present. That night. But it works and was fun for about five minutes until they realized how difficult it was to pull a real chariot …
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