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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 07-21-2016 02:22 AM 692 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My most recent completed toy project. It is mainly Oak and Walnut. It is a Toys and Joys pattern, I have only been making toys for a couple of years, i have a lot to learn yet. I do not have an pic of the build, i need to remember to start doing that. I have a few other toys i have completed will post as time permits. All comments are welcome. Thanks for looking.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?





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Pjonesy

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#1 posted 07-21-2016 03:30 AM

That is a really nice job. I don’t remember seeing that model in the T & J’s catalog. Can I offer you a tip for cutting thin slices of dowel? I bore a hole through a piece of scrap timber the size of the dowel you want to cut. Then I slice it down to 1/16 in the band saw and while the dowel is still in the piece of scrap material it is easier to hold and sand. This way you don’t get any chipping of the edge of the dowel.

-- Peter New Zealand

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SouthavenToyMaker

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#2 posted 07-21-2016 03:46 AM

I really struggled with cutting those little dowel lights, thanks for the tip Peter I will give that a try.

-- Is "Good Enough " really ever good enough?

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LittleBlackDuck

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#3 posted 07-21-2016 03:55 AM

Nice job… Love the tambour door.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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majuvla

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#4 posted 07-21-2016 07:33 AM

WOW! This cabin looks awesome, so serious work indeed.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 07-21-2016 08:36 AM

Nice work, looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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hunter71

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#6 posted 07-21-2016 10:52 AM

T&J have some great plans to learn from. Nice job man

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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dbray45

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#7 posted 07-21-2016 10:58 AM

I am not much for making the wood toys but I gotta tell ya, there is some serious craftsmanship in what you are doing. Good job!

-- David in Damascus, MD

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bruce317

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#8 posted 07-21-2016 01:45 PM

Great looking model ! Do show more models, as you can.

-- Bruce - Indiana

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htl

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#9 posted 07-21-2016 05:53 PM

Very nice project ,especially like the two tone doors and the working ramp is way cool.

” I do not have an pic of the build,”
I’ve been trying to take pictures of my builds and stopping as I’m working is hard and at the end of the day think I’ve took plenty a pictures then start looking and wonder where the pictures went. LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 07-21-2016 06:18 PM

I love the detail and craftsmanship on this truck. It’s a wonderful eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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