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Project by Orvile Baker posted 01-18-2018 12:43 AM 681 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these for my 2 grande daughters for X-mas . I was very happy to see how much they liked them . It first one is maple, with birch dowels for the bars, mahogany and pine for the wheels, and pine for the horses. #2 Is mahogany, birch dowels , maple or pine for trim , mahogany horses, wheels are maple and mahogany. Also made circus animals out of white pine and mahogany . That is what I like the best about making toys, the smiles on my grand babies faces. Its nice to sell a few but I have grande babies from 3 yrs up (26 of them ) and 6 great grand babies. Them and my kids, and the boss (My wife) are my favorite testers .By the way I do respect all my fellow wood workers also.lol

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/





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Kelster58

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#1 posted 01-18-2018 01:53 AM

Pretty cool. Bet they loved them….GREAT job!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#2 posted 01-18-2018 02:15 AM

Very Nice Indeed Bud!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK!

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#3 posted 01-18-2018 05:42 AM

Very nice horses and wagons, treasured gift for sure.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 01-18-2018 08:32 AM

Now that’s a beaut hand made wooden toy for a little lady…love it sir!!

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

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#5 posted 01-18-2018 09:50 AM

Well, we don’t see much circus vagons here, nice work and idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 01-18-2018 02:33 PM

These look very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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builtinbkyn

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#7 posted 01-18-2018 02:41 PM

Those are really great and conjure up memories of visiting the circus as a kid. For better or worse, seems the circus is a thing of the past. Nice work.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#8 posted 01-18-2018 02:59 PM

These are really nice Bud and a perfect gift for the little ones. Are you going to cut out animals to be in the cages?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Orvile Baker

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#9 posted 01-18-2018 04:54 PM

Stefang , Yes I have lions, tigers, apes, even an elephant . that goes with the wagon. Also my wife used one as a plant holder because they are open on the top.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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Orvile Baker

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#10 posted 01-18-2018 06:05 PM

First I would like to say sorry to everyone that went to my site. I had the wrong site posted the right one papabudswoodtoys.webs.com . The other one was the first one I tried to build. Luck for me , my wood working may be better than my site building. The new one works , but not set up all the way yet. Still setting up sale page.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI. http://papabudswoodtoys.webs.com/

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