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Joel's Mobile and Walking pig

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Project by oakwood posted 12-19-2015 09:14 PM 564 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At the wheel is our grandson accompanied by his sister in the front. Mom and dad are sitting in the back seat, enjoying the ride. The ramp walking pig walks well but very slow. Speed can be varied by increasing the ramp angle tilt. The faces and decals are computer print outs on regular paper. Ater cutting them out they are applied with a product called( Podge It ). It is a water based varnish and glue substance used in crafting. It does work well in adhering and protecting the decals. I hope both toys will bring a smile and much pleasure on Christmas day and for many years to come. Merry Christmas to all Lumberjocks! And a Happy New Year!

Here is a link to the walking pig https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6YCzOtreL4





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NormG

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#1 posted 12-20-2015 03:10 AM

Great job, love the pig

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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UncleStumpy

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#2 posted 12-20-2015 03:14 AM

I don’t know if this would be folk art or not. I am going to have to look it up. Fun toys for kids whatever they are.
Gifts for kids in the family?

I especially like the walking pig. My wife is a piggy fan and has about 100 pigs of various kinds. At our age I am struggling to find something new – and yours is! Did you make this from plans? Could you tell me where you got them?

Kids toys are the most fun to make out of everything! Happy Holidays!!!! Ray

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#3 posted 12-20-2015 04:54 AM

Wooden toys are always funny.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 12-20-2015 06:11 AM

What wonderful Christmas gifts Oakwood. I am sure they will be a hit!!

-- 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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Roger

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#5 posted 12-27-2015 01:35 PM

Very cool. There are going to be some happy happy kiddos. Especially since they are driving…lol. Luv the pig btw

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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oakwood

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#6 posted 12-27-2015 08:25 PM

I see the kids take after their father when it comes to creativity and skill. Very nice work. Hope you have a good year ahead.

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