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Toys for the Children's Museum

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Project by dansnow posted 04-16-2017 11:53 PM 556 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished up the latest commission for the Children’s Museum.

All buildings and the twin bridge towers come apart so the kids can build and mix and match. The bridge towers are held to the bases by a pair of 1/2” rare earth magnets buried from the underside of the base. The bases are screwed to the table so the kids can’t get at the magnets. Washers are epoxied into the bottom of each post.

Everything is maple stained with Folk Art Ultra Dye and finished with deft clear lacquer.

Thanks for looking.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 04-17-2017 12:25 AM

Well done.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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crowie

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#2 posted 04-17-2017 12:33 AM

Nice work Dan though by the title I was expecting a tour through the Children’s Museum…

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2017 04:59 AM

Lovely colours!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 04-17-2017 06:29 AM

So cool! I’d like to make some like that soon.

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dansnow

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#5 posted 04-17-2017 12:25 PM

Thanks folks.
Here’s a link to the dye I found Ultra Dye

They are much more vibrant than the food coloring I was using, they are designed for wood and fabric, and come in many colors.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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