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Project by grizzman posted 1372 days ago 1580 views 9 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are wooden toy trains that i am making now for selling , they are made with all salvaged wood’s , sassafras , antique southern heart pine, red oak, red cedar, the wood that are not salvaged that i used are bubinga and padauk, i also used walnut. the main train cars both have inlayed wood into the front and also on the sides of both trains..one train had bubinga and the other has padauk, i painted a fire box into both main engine cars for effect, there are three other train cars that go with each main engine, the last car is a caboose and has a removable top, the wheels are painted black and have a full length axle that is red oak, they are coated with polyurethane. these are so much fun for me to make and i hope to be successful in making more for others who would like one for there child or grandchild, if you would like one made, contact me via a personal message or my email address which is located on my main page, thank you for looking at my project and thank you for any comments made…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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ellen35

2557 posts in 2036 days


#1 posted 1372 days ago

Nice work Grizz.
They have the “Grizz” touch… some little kid will get a toy that will last a lifetime and be passed on from generation to generation.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 1372 days ago

Very nice Grizz.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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NBeener

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#3 posted 1372 days ago

I just love these.

I really wish I could make something like this for my nephew and our grandson.

Amazing, Grizz. Amazing.

-- -- Neil

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 1372 days ago

witch line are you taking over and make your business on NY—Chicago or what…..LOL

looking good Grizzman
Dennis

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degoose

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#5 posted 1372 days ago

Simple yet a certain elegance… without loosing your ubiquitous touch…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1372 days ago

WOO WOOOOOOOOOOOOO sool cool these are the neatest super looking trains.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Lenny

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#7 posted 1372 days ago

Great work Grizz. Nice detail, such as painting the firebox. Best wishes regarding sales. My guess is that you’ll do fine.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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janice

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#8 posted 1372 days ago

Really cute trains. Looks like they took hours to build. Fun too!

-- Janice

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#9 posted 1372 days ago

Great looking trains Grizz, man you must have a production run on right now. Busy Bee. :-)

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 1372 days ago

Bob that is the coolist set of trains I’ve ever saw, for a Mudhen you’re a good arteest. My good friend. Are you gonna send one to me, I ain’t got nothen to do. I used up all my strength doin that holey thing I made. love ya, goober, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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shipwright

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#11 posted 1372 days ago

Solid. They are really cool. That engineer won’t be getting cold that’s for sure. Making someone else toys with your toys, it’s almost perpetual motion… or locomotion.

Cool

Paul M

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Karson

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#12 posted 1372 days ago

Great jog Grizz. I like them. Good luck on the sales.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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ND2ELK

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#13 posted 1371 days ago

Good looking set of trains Grizz. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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stefang

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#14 posted 1371 days ago

Just right for younguns Grizz. The warm colors and contrasting woods give these trains a warmth that any child is bound to love and probably pass down to their own kids some day.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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gurnie

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#15 posted 1371 days ago

Love these. My dad is a train buff so I have an appreciation for all things train related

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