Violet's Circus Train

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Project by Hawaiilad posted 03-25-2015 07:52 PM 1203 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Circus train I built last month for our 2 yr old Granddaughter. My wife’s painting skills always make my projects look much better. Cars were 5” wide, 8” long approx. The roof of the last car comes off because Violets wanted it that way.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#1 posted 03-25-2015 09:25 PM

Your grand-daughter will play with this for hours. Nicely done. Great paint job.

-- Julian

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#2 posted 03-25-2015 09:32 PM

Absolutely a FANTASTIC creation!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 03-25-2015 10:20 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. Julian, that train is up the road from you right now…upper Yucaipa is where they live

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 03-25-2015 11:27 PM

You and your wife make an excellent team Larry. The train is beautiful and I am sure your granddaughter is loving it.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#5 posted 03-25-2015 11:32 PM

Larry, that is absolutely beautiful, great job with both wood and painting.
Love the animals as well.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 03-26-2015 01:02 AM

Larry you knocked this one out of the park – well done my friend. Violet should cherish that Heirloom for many, many years to come.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 03-26-2015 02:33 AM

Beautiful train you built for your granddaughter. Your wife did a excellent job on painting this. I’m sure she will love it forever.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 03-26-2015 11:21 AM

Very nice, lots of paint work makes it classy.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 03-26-2015 01:00 PM

This is a wonderful project and will end up being a family heirloom.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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