Pack of Howling Dogs

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Project by bigbuddha posted 11-10-2009 02:25 AM 2066 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For our daughter’s 1st birthday, I decided to draft up a party favor toy for the babies coming to celebrate. The baby’s been copying our dog howling so thought it’d be fun to capture that moment in the toys! The rolling dog toys are made out of poplar, unfinished. Not sure if our dog approves of them hehe. For her birthday present, I made her a stacking toy out of poplar and walnut, also unfinished (cuz I ran out of time, oops) :). Easy and fun projects, minus the sanding.


-- helen

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#1 posted 11-10-2009 04:13 AM

That is alot of sanding. This will always bring back good memories.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#2 posted 11-10-2009 04:38 AM

WOOOOOW thats alot of dogs. Cool idea Helen good job.

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#3 posted 11-10-2009 06:14 AM

Quite the pack of hounds :-)) Bet they went over big at teh party.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 11-10-2009 12:29 PM

great story behind these. Nice job

and that photo with the pooch—that’s hilarious!!!

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 03:19 AM

These are cute Helen! Does your daughter still play with the stacking toy? Thanks for sharing. That pic with the dog is great!

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 03-10-2014 03:21 AM

Thanks, Candy! Yup, she’s actually 5 now and still plays with it, only because #2 (who’s almost 18 months) plays with it! They both still play with the wooden toys :).

-- helen

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