Experimenting with toy car designs

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Project by wcp posted 03-17-2018 04:59 PM 743 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every year we fill shoe boxes for Samaritan’s purse for Operation Christmas Child. I have plenty of scarp wood and I was trying my hand at drawing out small cars then cutting them out with the scroll saw. I want to include a wooden toy in the boxes from now on. I’ve gotten some good ideals here on LJs, cars, whistles, yoyo, and tops. I don’t know if I can make enough cars for the shoeboxes because my grandson likes and wants all the cars I’ve made so far.


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#1 posted 03-17-2018 05:48 PM

very nice anything for kids is so much fun

-- Retired and lovin it

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#2 posted 03-17-2018 08:30 PM

Great toys!

-- Brad

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#3 posted 03-17-2018 11:25 PM

Well done sir on both the top little toy cars and the donations to Samaritan’s purse for Operation Christmas Child.

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

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#4 posted 03-18-2018 12:18 AM

Thanks for the comments guys. Looks like I’m in good company of some great toy makers.


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#5 posted 03-18-2018 02:22 AM

Good projects. Great cause.

I do have a concern about the roofs. Little kids lean on them. The roofs should have front support as well as rear.

I do like the simplistic designs a lot. I even make similar and give a lot of them away also.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 03-18-2018 07:44 PM

yea I need to work on my designs more, I still have a few months to work on final design before Operation Christmas Child boxes are shipped. My goal is to have a easy design to build but a functional toy that a kid will play with. I’m always open to suggestions or even plans or shapes if you’re willing to share. Thanks


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