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Project by diggerdelaney posted 06-15-2015 05:55 PM 1994 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK not what some may have expected. Besides turning I enjoy making toys for the kids in the family, this one is for the youngest great grandson.
He enjoys playing with cars especially anything to do with construction vehicles so I have now added this crane to his ever growing selection.

I don’t know what he thinks yet as it is getting picked up tomorrow.

Made from Beech and Sapele I had in the wood store along with some dowel. The only piece of metal is the brass hook which was made from a piece of brass bar I have in my stocks(surprising what you collect and keep in the shed).

OK I could not resist using the lathe for some parts

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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#1 posted 06-15-2015 06:02 PM

Neat crane ! No doubt he will love it !

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#2 posted 06-15-2015 06:29 PM

Very kewl

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#3 posted 06-15-2015 07:08 PM

sweet really nice !!!! Lucky little guy !!!!

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#4 posted 06-15-2015 08:08 PM

What a lucky little boy!
He will have many hour of fun playing with this!

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#5 posted 06-15-2015 08:13 PM

Great toy crane and the kid will love it and bets .
I would think he will have an order for another toy for you .

Klaus

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#6 posted 06-16-2015 02:04 AM

That’s one very fine crane Derek, that you’ve made….
Can’t bet the Construction Series for coming together well with a good toymaker….well done, sir..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 06-16-2015 03:20 PM

It’s a nice looking train. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 06-16-2015 04:37 PM

He picked it up today and wanted to stay and play with it, he did not understand that he could take it with him we had to laugh

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#9 posted 06-16-2015 05:14 PM

Very cool! I’ve been thinking about making a “Lincoln Log” set for my nephews 3 & 5 years old. But your crane has me thinking bigger.

-- A woodsman was once asked, “What would you do if you had just five minutes to chop down a tree?” He answered, “I would spend the first two and a half minutes sharpening my axe.”

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#10 posted 06-16-2015 06:15 PM

This is awesome Derek. Thanks for sharing

-- "Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?"

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