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Project by PaulDoug posted 05-28-2016 03:12 PM 396 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My youngest grandson had his 5th birthday recently. I made this little front end loader for him. Been a while since I did any of this type of woodworking. Really was fun.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk





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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 05-28-2016 03:16 PM

Looks like you took Wood magazines front end loader and improved on it. I really like what you did with the wheels.

That should give a lot of hours of enjoyment.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 05-28-2016 04:10 PM

Very nicely done!

Just the right amount of detail, and not to delicate to still be a PLAYABLE toy!

-- just rjR

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Celticscroller

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#3 posted 05-28-2016 09:41 PM

He will have hours of fun with that! Awesome toy!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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crowie

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#4 posted 05-28-2016 10:49 PM

Now that’s one beaut handmade wooden toy present with will load all sorts of things for a long time bring much fun, play and imagination….top job Paul..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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nitewalker41

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#5 posted 05-29-2016 01:41 AM

your grandson will love this forever, as I like to say “You did yourself Proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#6 posted 05-29-2016 02:11 AM

I like the simplicity of this toy, suitable for kids to play with, thats what is important, I call them toys that bring joy.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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