|Project by A.Scott||posted 12-22-2015 05:11 AM||773 views||2 times favorited||6 comments|
A friend of mine and his wife asked if I could make a pull turtle for their kids. I am sure someone has made one of these before but I couldn’t find one online, so I made this as I thought of them. I used poplar for everything but the wheels and axels. The holes for the axels were drilled 1/16” larger than the 1/4” dowel axle, and the holes were pact with paste wax. To make the shell lines, I used a v bit on my trim router and free handed the lines. I think using a flexible metal ruler and a carving knife may have resulted in cleaner lines. Anchoring the neck was the most difficult.