toy tower crane

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Project by JeeBeeTee posted 10-31-2015 08:09 AM 1050 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 2nd toy for my other grandson on his 4th birthday 11-10-2015
Found the plan somewhere on the internet and except for the nuts, bolts and the strings I made all the parts myself.
Didn’t use a lazy susan but used 9 small billets from an old bearing in a groove.
Used oak, mahogany and walnut

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#1 posted 10-31-2015 08:53 AM

You did a really nice job on this crane. Congratulations.

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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#2 posted 10-31-2015 11:40 AM

Good job. that plan came from Wood Magazine. They have a whole series of construction equipment toys that are ideal to make for kids.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 10-31-2015 03:39 PM

That would be a ball to build and play with.
Nicely done.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#4 posted 11-01-2015 02:58 AM

Great looking crane.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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