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Project by sjbSAE posted 12-25-2015 03:29 PM 695 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last minute gift for my daughter. I decided to make her a Santa’s workshop style toy every year. All credit goes to David Wakefield for the design. If you’re interested in making something like this his book is great.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1565238443/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1451057082&sr=8-1&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=david+wakefield&dpPl=1&dpID=51ww%2B4DG2FL&ref=plSrch

The wheels I ordered came a little undersized, so he kind of drags instead of rolling, he might have to take a trip back to the workshop.

-Scott





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johnhutchinson

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#1 posted 12-25-2015 05:16 PM

Very Nice !!!

Both your hippo and your design attribution. David’s a good friend of mine and I’ll be emailing him the link to your post.

p.s. —Try sanding the sagging belly. :-)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 12-26-2015 04:24 AM

Great job! I really enjoy and appreciate David Wakefield’s toys as well as John Hutchinson delightfully complex designs.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 12-26-2015 02:02 PM

This is a great toy. The kids will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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