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I found the plan of this nice Crane and this was my first wooden toy-project for one of my grandsons.
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#1 posted 10-31-2015 03:30 AM
Looks great. I’m sure your grandson will play with it for hours. Suggestion: try attaching a magnet to the end of the string. Kids enjoy picking up things with magnets.
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#2 posted 10-31-2015 03:50 AM
Wonderful Crane, he will love the toy! looks reaally good!
-- Jim, Marostica Italy
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#3 posted 10-31-2015 04:49 AM
You can learn a lot building wooden toys.Great build.How long did you play with it before you gave it away???
-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.
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#4 posted 10-31-2015 07:30 AM
Lucky kid and it will last much longer than Chinese plastic one.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#5 posted 10-31-2015 12:41 PM
you inspired me to make one for my grandson for Christmas, I love making toys, especially cars, I have posted a number of them. When I get time I plan to post a sequence of how I make them. Nice project and workmanship
-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia
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#6 posted 10-31-2015 04:13 PM
Very nice, lots of play time here man.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#7 posted 10-31-2015 04:18 PM
A great present for the grandson I am sure he will love it.
What do you use to keep the strings from unwinding when the knob is let go? Friction?
-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith
#8 posted 11-01-2015 05:49 AM
These protruding handle pins are engaged in half-deep 1/4-inch holes drilled in the cab side, acting as stops to hold the boom and hook in position during play.
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