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Pedal Cyclist from an old pattern

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Project by dansnow posted 01-31-2017 02:01 AM 473 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this old pattern a while back and have made a couple that I just left natural wood, usually oak or maple.

These two ended up being made from about 4 different types of wood so I decided to try my hand at following the color chart on the pattern.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts





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ToyMakingDad

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#1 posted 01-31-2017 03:44 AM

NICE! They look great. My guess is they really come alive when you start pushing them. Well done.

-- Toy Making Dad, Northern Virginia, http://toymakingdad.blogspot.com

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#2 posted 01-31-2017 06:37 AM

Now that’s on old fashion good honest toy, hand made wooden craftsmanship at it’s best….

I’d have to make it with a little thicker timber to try to ensure it was “grandson” proof….

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

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#3 posted 01-31-2017 11:14 AM

Cute fellows. I have an old book about moving toys, something I might do sometime.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 01-31-2017 01:26 PM

Toys like this are the most interesting! Makes me think of whirligigs! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 01-31-2017 06:45 PM

Well done and PLAYABLE!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#6 posted 01-31-2017 07:10 PM

Nice funny guys and colours are great too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 01-31-2017 07:30 PM

These are nice and whimsical. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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