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Covered Wagon

Materials Tools
2 pieces of 3/8" dowel 1" long
4 pieces of 1" dowel 1/4" thick
4 5/8" nails (or cut off longer nails)
Stamping leather (about 3 1/4" by 5")
Leather tools

See the Leather Chapter for more instructions, hints, tips, and ideas.

Cut leather in the shape of the template. Note hole in leather. Stamp leather with desired pattern (see above for details). Decorate with troop number, name, or southwestern stamps. Drill 3/64" holes in center of 3/8" dowels, 1/16" holes in 1" dowels. Fold leather over and place 3/8" dowels between ends. Attach wheels with nails. Glue if necessary.

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