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Made a Draft Horseshoe Door Knocker today
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Willy-N    Posted 12-22-2004 at 18:10:21       [Reply]  [No Email]

Playing around with the welder and took a real old Hand Forged Draft Horse Studded Horseshoe and welded a hinged smaller Draft Shoe to it. The smaller one Knocks on the Studs on the toe of the shoe. Mark H.


aferdit    Posted 05-13-2005 at 18:36:27       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Please let me know the price on this horseshoe knocker.Thank you for your time.


maxine noles    Posted 11-30-2007 at 10:31:18       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Interested in buying a horseshoe door knocker. Please contact me at my e-mail address. Thank you Maxine


Al /Mi    Posted 12-23-2004 at 03:31:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
Looks nice willy. Now don't be wearing that new welder out the first month >>
I see where a neighbor has made gate locks out of old horse shoes . their bolted to the post and the shoe flips up lets the gate swing .
Al


Willy-N    Posted 12-23-2004 at 09:33:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Been thinking on how to make a gate lock other then the type that is a shoe conected to a Barrle Bolt. Tried making a hinge but it is a lot of work to wrap the shoe around a pin. Used a lot of torch gas to heat the shoe when I made a pair a while back. Mark H.


Fern(Mi)    Posted 12-22-2004 at 23:30:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Very cleaver. I like that.
I almost want's me want to exchange my entrance over to a stable door for your knocker mounting.
A total project the likes of this grand replacement including the completing accessorizing. I could only say it once on job completion, "Knocker's up!"
I didnít say that. The devil made me do-it!
Fernan


DCM    Posted 12-22-2004 at 18:46:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Nice idea Mark,how much? Will be indoors alot more with this cold snap,warming up for a couple and then cold on Sunday.That welder is a great little device at this time of year. Have a great Chritmas,Dan in AB.


Willy-N    Posted 12-22-2004 at 19:56:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
If your interested in it look here. Mark H.


Willy-N    Posted 12-22-2004 at 19:33:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Not sure I made it to sell on EBay had the shoes for a long time. Can't make another one unless I can find another draft shoe. I have tons of regular shoes but only a few old hand made ones. Mark H.


deadcarp    Posted 12-23-2004 at 00:13:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
well there ya go - cute setup, appealing, gotta be a ready market for 100 at least. course it'd be nice if they didn't rust, then there's a
shortage of old timey horse shoes. sounds like a perfect thing to sandcast outa aluminum. i've seen neighbors gang up on projects like this - by spring they had a truckload ready 4 the roadside. :)


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