Bob sled from Bill Jarvis in Teeswater.

Most of the sled is there. There is a slot in the rear sled that seems to need a plank put in.

The front sled looks quite complete.

The rear sled is stationary. Some sled have a moving rear sled moved by chains but not this one.




The front sled has a steel ring which allows the sleigh to move in the direction of the horses



I will need to add a box on the sleigh once I get the rear attached.



The rear sled has an attachment that should go to the front sled and maybe should be attached to the board for the rear sled slot.

The rear slot for the “raise” is 5 inches wide and 2.5 inches tall

The front slot for the “raise” is 3 inches wide and 3/4 inches tall.



Dec 13 2021. It was late in the day but I was anxious to see if the tongue on the sled was the correct length. It worked fine so now to get both parts attached to a box.



Dorothee Taking away the horses after doing the test run on the sled.



Jim and Duke hold still for a photo. And yes the tongue is just fine.



Some other pieces that belong to the sleigh. Not sure if the posts are removable as I did not get these parts when I picked up the sleigh. I will get them at a future date. Do the posts help in logging or are theses for a box?












Got the reach fabricated using old parts from my machinery pile. Bill Jarvis brought the other pieces to the bob sled which I hope to use for the box for hauling firewood.



The new reach installed. Dec 24 2021



The side beams are attached with a metal dowel in the beam then fastened to the side beam with screws. Dec 25 2021



The new box for firewood. We will use hay bales to sit on. Everything comes apart easily if we want to just haul logs. Dec 25 2021



Ready to try out. Need to put the tongue on for the horses, a few bales of hay and off to the woods when we get some snow. Dec 25 2021 .



Dec 27 2021. We got our snow so off with the bob sled! This is Jim on the right and Chief on the left.



Moving down the road nest to our farm. Dec 27, 2021



In the woods where we hope to use it for hauling our firewood.



Dorothee cutting across the rye heading for home.



Arriving at the south barn and the horses want some oats after an hour of puling the sled.



Dorothee taking the horses over to get the harnesses removed and get some oats and sunflower meal.




Dec 29 2021 . Mat Loading the sled with some very heavy maple logs for firewood. This was one of the trees I should have used for lumber it was so nice. Maybe next year I will log for lumber and rent a portable saw mill.



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