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Making Tiny Toys In Wood

Author : Howard Clements
ISBN : 1565239156
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Create charming holiday decorations that double as small toys with this easy-to-follow guidebook. Full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions are provided for 20 working wooden toy ornaments. From tugboats and tractors to windmills and wagons, these nostalgic moving toys make great Christmas ornaments as well as keepsake gifts for family and friends. And these simple projects don't take a lot of time, wood, or tools to make. They re a great way to reuse and repurpose scrap wood, and require only minimal painting. All you need is a scroll saw, a drill, and some glue to create memorable family heirlooms. You can create them assembly-line style and fill a tree or make a lot of gifts with just an afternoon s work. Better yet, get a youngster or two involved in the cutting, painting, and assembling. "
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Making Classic Wooden Toys

Author : Scott Francis
ISBN : 9781440347658
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 49.27 MB
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Make toys that will be treasured for generations! Wooden toys stand the test of time. They're played with, love and often go on to become treasured family heirlooms. Plus making toys is a great way to put to good use all those small offcuts of nicer wood you've been saving. Making Classic Wooden Toys is filled with 21 projects selected from the archives of Popular Woodworking Magazine and American Woodworker. The toys inside hark back to a time of childhood wonder and fun. From tricky puzzles and clever gizmos to sports equipment and kid's furniture, you'll learn to make a wide array of gifts that any child is sure to love. Within these pages you'll find step-by-step instructions along with helpful photos and illustrations for: • A variety of wooden puzzles • Tabletop versions of games including hockey and foosball • Fun furniture including a play table, a game table and a tractor-trailer toybox • Popular lawn games including bocce and kubb • Spinning tops, whistles and other classic toys What better way to show your love for a child than with a handmade wooden toy that will be passed on for generations to come?
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Wooden Dinky Toys

Author : Les Neufeld
ISBN : 1940611822
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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With easy-to-follow instructions, anyone can make beautiful versions of these classic toys in wood... Over the past century no toys have been more popular, or were made in greater numbers, than die-cast metal vehicles. They were small, about 2 to 5 inches in length, and included the likes of cars, trucks, boats, and planes. You no doubt played with them, collected them, and bought them for your children or grandchildren. You know the more modern names such as Corgi, Matchbox, and Hot Wheels, but before those brands landed on any kiddo's wish list, there was Dinky Toys. Dinky Toys were the most popular diecast vehicles ever made and they led the charge of metal die-cast vehicles populating many a playroom floor. In Wooden Dinky Toys, Les Neufeld, a professional woodworker and wooden toy expert, redesigns the favorites of the Dinky Toy line so anyone who enjoys working with wood can make beautiful versions of these iconic toys. In Wooden Dinky Toys, all the projects have been chosen by the level of historical popularity, as well as the ease of conversion to a wooden counterpart. Each are made to scale -- approximately 1/64, typical of small diecast toys -- making a car between 2-1/2 in. and 3 in. long, an airplane 4 or 5 in. long, and large truck 6 or 7 in. long. Some of the projects have a few moving parts, but they are all simple enough to make in a few hours or, at the most, a weekend. Only basic tools are needed and the materials can be found among the scraps of any shop or garage. Best of all, these are woodworking projects that will appeal to all skill levels. Parents or grandparents can work with children to make a favorite while novice woodworkers will feel comfortable tackling any of the toys. Strict adherence to the "blueprints" isn't required and all the toys can be altered to suit personal preference. Many options are provided along the way, with suggestions for ways to customize further, that allow crafters to put their own stamp on each toy while generating lots of ideas for the next project. While there are several wooden toy books showing how to build larger conventional toys, Wooden Dinky Toys is the only guide you need to successfully craft these popular and realistic small toys.
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Making Wooden Dinosaur Toys And Puzzles

Author : Judy Peterson
ISBN : 9781607654209
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 33.98 MB
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Kids love dinosaurs! These primeval reptiles inspire children’s imaginations with scary fun and some of their earliest connections to science. Create exciting wooden dinosaur puzzles and toys to delight a special child in your life with this ingenious book. Thirty-eight original puzzles cover all of the most popular species, from Velociraptor and Stegosaurus to Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex. Two spectacular puzzle dioramas feature a Maiasaur mama with her babies, and a T-Rex on the attack. Patterns are also provided for easy-to-cut dinosaur toys that are safe for little kids who can’t play with small objects. Award-winning scroll saw artists Judy and Dave Peterson offer step-by-step instructions plus basic information on safety, cutting, sanding, finishing, and equipment. Once you get started making these clever dinosaur puzzles, you won't be able to stop.
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A Book Of Vintage Designs And Instructions For Making Children S Toys And Models Including A Toy Counter And Scales A Child S Pedal Toy Motor Car

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9781473357457
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 90.67 MB
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This interesting book contains vintage designs and instructions for homemade children's toys and models. It includes a toy counter and scales, a child's pedal toy motor car, a model garage and others.
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Make These Toys

Author : Heather Swain
ISBN : 9781101188736
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 31.9 MB
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An ingeniously simple and fully-illustrated book for crafting toys from objects found around the house. This clever guide focuses on fun, homemade projects using materials anyone can find around the house or that can be purchased for a fraction of what a commercially-produced toy can cost. Using everyday objects from cardboard tubing to paper to clothespins, readers will discover how to make such projects as: • A milk carton balloon boat • A rubber band banjo • A cardboard tube kaleidoscope • An embroidery hoop tambourine • And more Perfect for parents and teachers, these projects enable families to spend less while keeping entertained. Because fun doesn't always have to come in a box-sometimes, it's the box itself.
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Author : Toni Wood
ISBN : 0960488499
Genre : Children
File Size : 90.32 MB
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Category: Children