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Project by bigbuddha posted 12-06-2009 06:56 AM 1758 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I try to do a toy build-a-thon every year for Christmas but this year has been particularly busy with new baby and hectic work schedule. We went to the lumberyard and bought a huge board of 6/4 poplar and this is what came out of it. I worked on them mostly on Thanksgiving (great excuse to hide from the in-laws hehe). Not as many toys as I hoped, next year will need to start much earlier. Dropped them off today at our local firefighter station :).

-- helen

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#1 posted 12-06-2009 07:42 AM

very nice of you. kids need a nice xmas no matter what.


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#2 posted 12-06-2009 12:13 PM

good for you
and that sure is a lot of toys!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 12-06-2009 04:01 PM

Awsome job, you did a great job with those toys. I know some kids will really enjoy them.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#4 posted 12-06-2009 05:32 PM

A great gift of you time and skills well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-06-2009 10:24 PM

Nice toys. Do you have a pattern for the cars and dog? Did you find them on a website?

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#6 posted 12-07-2009 01:56 AM

Thank you for all your support!!

new2wood, the dog I drew myself (modeled after my dog howling all the time) and the car I found online, you can google for car toys. I can scan the dog toy and email it to you if you want to make it!

-- helen

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#7 posted 12-07-2009 03:07 AM

It would be great if you could. I have some boys that wood love them for christmas. Thanks.

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#8 posted 03-03-2010 02:26 AM


-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#9 posted 03-03-2010 03:21 AM

I bet the fire men love them!

-- Spheramid Enterprises Architectural Wood Works

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