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Project by Jeremy posted 1669 days ago 2466 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 1st Christmas toy for my daughter and niece. Santa made two of them this year! My wife introduced me to the bear because she used to play with one at her aunts house when she was a kid. After she did some web research, she was able to find a free pattern and directions to create one! The bears are made out of some 3/4 red oak, finished with some stain (can’t remember the color) and a couple coats of spray on poly. I used some nylon rope, found the wood beads at my local craft store, and spray painted them red. This was a very easy project for the scroll saw, but I think they will prove to be at least a few minutes of entertainment when the kids get older!

Thanks for looking and sorry the photos are little grainy but I had to lower the resolution in order to get them posted. If you want better photos I can email them. Just ask!

-- Jeremy, Rochester, NY





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clieb91

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#1 posted 1669 days ago

Nicely built, the simple toys are sometimes the best ones.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Dennisgrosen

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#2 posted 1669 days ago

I bought one of those to my daughter 7 years ago and she loved it
well done

Dennis

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paplou

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#3 posted 1669 days ago

i like the bear but i like the painted walls too.

-- PAPLOU

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 1669 days ago

Nice job, great old time toy:-)

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

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1669 days ago

Isn’t that great FUN FUN FUN

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jeremy

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#6 posted 1668 days ago

Thanks very much! I guess this is how the dairy farmers used to teach their offspring how to milk cows! Its a teaching tool! :-)

-- Jeremy, Rochester, NY

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Scott Shea

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#7 posted 524 days ago

I remember those as a kid at my grandmothers house! I will have to make one now!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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