Noah's Ark

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This is a toy I made for my grandchildren a couple of years ago, using plans I found at
The design is quite clever, using partially-overlapping sections for the hull.
Plenty of bandsawing for the sections, and scrollwork making the animals

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#1 posted 10-16-2010 07:36 PM

That is really neat Don!

Welcome to our forums :)

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#2 posted 10-16-2010 07:40 PM

I just started working on one (actually a run of two) myself. Nice to see this project turns out well!

-- Randy, SoCal

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#3 posted 10-16-2010 07:44 PM

Nice. I have identified all the species.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#4 posted 10-16-2010 08:10 PM

Great project Don, nicely done

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#5 posted 10-16-2010 09:18 PM

That’s really sweet.
Best thoughts,

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

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#6 posted 10-16-2010 10:41 PM


-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#7 posted 10-16-2010 11:34 PM

That’s cool,
I always liked the variants of Noahs ark, painted, scrolled etc. It must be the animals.

-- Theresa,

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#8 posted 10-17-2010 01:49 AM

Good looking project. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 10-17-2010 02:08 AM

Nice work, Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 10-17-2010 02:49 AM

I don’t see the skunks. Who forgot to gather the little stinkers? I wonder if Noah made them ride on top. :)

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#11 posted 10-17-2010 01:42 PM

Amaizing and funny

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 10-17-2010 01:59 PM

Very nice job ,Don.

-- Life is good.

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#13 posted 10-17-2010 07:03 PM

love it. great job.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#14 posted 10-17-2010 07:20 PM

Very nice work ,great to make fun things for the grand kids.

Don didn’t you use to be on Miami Vise ? LOL

-- Custom furniture

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#15 posted 10-17-2010 07:27 PM

Hi a1Jim – at first I thought that you had mis-spelled ‘Vice’, then I realised the pun – excellent.

You have blown my cover – after dumping Barbra, I moved to England to be out of the limelight. I also started wearing socks!

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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