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This was an enjoyable project that I made for my grandson so that he could play with his Thomas Trains at a level were he could reach and enjoy from 360 degrees.
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#1 posted 11-09-2008 05:48 AM
extra-nice work. looks like maple or birch. The ledge is a great design idea. Like a little wall around the play yard.
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#2 posted 11-09-2008 05:53 AM
great job the grandson will love itwelcome to LJ
-- Jim, Kentucky
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#3 posted 11-09-2008 06:49 AM
I was asked to build one for my Grandson just last week if you dont mind I will use your design. I have to ask is the top plywood? I can not tell from the picture. The sides and legs are solid maple right?
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#4 posted 11-09-2008 08:03 AM
I really like the Round House, great job.
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#5 posted 11-09-2008 10:27 PM
Great job.I promised my son to build one when he was 5, that was 8yrs ago until now have not started yet.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#6 posted 11-10-2008 04:15 AM
I’ve been asked to build a Thomas Table for my granddaughter. Would mind sharing the dimension that you used?
-- Jim Westbrooks
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#7 posted 11-10-2008 05:40 AM
Looks like a great place to spend hours playing. Thanks for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
#8 posted 11-13-2008 03:53 AM
I am out of town, but will answer back this weekend… but a couple of comments… the design is from WOOD Magazine (I’ll get the issue number this weekend) that I modified slightly (I’ll measure to give the dimensions I used). I sized it for a Thomas the Train board that we had and were using on the floor (since it had designs and coloring of lakes, rivers, etc…). The board was bought at a hobby shop and I’ll give you the dimensions this weekend. Enjoy!
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#9 posted 12-04-2008 05:25 AM
Great play center. My daughter asked me to build one so my wife went out and bought one so i wouldn’t slow down on her kitchen remodel.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#10 posted 12-15-2008 01:15 PM
Great table! I need to build one for my granddaughter so i will borrow some of your ideas. Just guessing, but looks about 15” high and solid maple or birch. Thanks for posting.
-- Jay, San Antonio, Texas - Making Sawdust Rocks!
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