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Noah's Ark

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Project by hunter71 posted 03-25-2010 02:22 PM 1645 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Noah’s Ark was made for my granddaughter’s day care school. The plans came from Rodney Peppe’s book Moving Toys. I modified it some for hard extend use of a school and eliminated the small animals, replacing them with a couple larger ones of my own design. Non toxic red paint on the roof and natural finish on everything else.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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TwistedRedneck

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#1 posted 03-25-2010 03:14 PM

I like it, pretty cool. I was thinking about making some toys but I am a little hesitant because of the new law on the books requiring wooden toys to be tested for lead and certified. That makes it a bit expensive for ordinary joes like us when it costs 100’s or 1000’s of dollars to get it done.

Pretty darned cool though.

Also, thanks for putting the reference in your post. I am checking out that book now.

-- Nails are better wood fasteners than screws, if both are applied using a hammer.

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wiswood2

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#2 posted 03-25-2010 05:31 PM

nice yob.
huck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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bigbuddha

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#3 posted 03-25-2010 07:34 PM

Does the top open? Love how the giraffe sticks out of the roof top!! Thanks for sharing the book title, I picked up a used copy from Amazon!

-- helen

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hunter71

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#4 posted 03-25-2010 07:51 PM

The top lifts off and you stack the animals inside 2×2. Noah and his wife too.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 03-25-2010 11:51 PM

Very nice. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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souichiro

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#6 posted 03-26-2010 12:09 AM

This is absolutely fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing! Another thing to add to my wish list :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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mafe

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#7 posted 03-26-2010 01:09 AM

That’s sweet, wish I had a small kid now!

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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donjoe

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#8 posted 03-26-2010 02:59 AM

Great job. Very nice build.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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FloridaArt

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#9 posted 04-03-2010 02:48 PM

This is beautiful piece of work, and appears to be built rugged enough to hold up with lots of little fingers playing with it. Any Sunday School in the land would love to have it. Nice job!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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