Toy Barn

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Project by jwill posted 06-19-2014 09:19 PM 1641 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the toy barn I built for my grandson primarily from scrap 1/2” plywood. I have built two dollhouses and he wanted a barn. I’m not an experienced woodworker and had problems getting the roof line just right. The other major challenge for me was hanging the doors square and the rear sliding door. All in all, I’m pleased and he loves it.

Many thanks to others who have posted their toy barn projects. I had been unable to find acceptable plans. After viewing the great projects on Lumberjocks, I drew my own and started cutting.

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#1 posted 06-20-2014 12:54 AM

Fantastic job! I’ll bet the young fella loves it. Welcome to Lumber Jocks.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#2 posted 06-20-2014 12:59 AM

Great job for a grandson—he’ll love it and remember it always. I still remember the toy barn my father built for me when I was a small rug rat.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 06-20-2014 01:37 AM

great job i love it.Welcome to lumberjocks and no matter how long you work with wood you will still have problems sometimes. finished product is what counts and yours is great.

-- Mcgyver

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#4 posted 06-20-2014 03:46 AM

Super cool barn I bet your grandson loves it.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-20-2014 04:36 PM

Very nice, now you need wooden trucks, tractors, etc.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 06-20-2014 05:15 PM

No wonder he loves it. Nicely done.

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#7 posted 06-20-2014 06:22 PM

Very good job, I could use one of these scaled up for the wife’s horses LOL

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 06-20-2014 07:49 PM

what little child wouldn’t love something like that? great work!

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#9 posted 06-20-2014 08:53 PM

Nice job. Someone is going to have a ball playing with that barn.

-- DonB

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#10 posted 06-23-2014 06:41 AM

Fantastic barm !

-- Muriel, Belgium

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