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Toy Horse Barn (with working hay bale hoists)

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Project by johnzo posted 1389 days ago 8050 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this horse barn for my grandkids to play with last Xmas time. Besides the normal sliding stable doors, I added 2 co-axial rotating shafts to the hay loft area of the barn. Each shaft has a sewing machine bobbin which serves as a pulley and 2 external knobs for the kids to hoist the hay bales. It turned out to be a big hit with the kids (and even with their parents)!

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rivergirl

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#1 posted 1389 days ago

Wonderful! I love the hay lift.

-- 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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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 1389 days ago

oh that looks like so much fun!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Skylark53

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#3 posted 1389 days ago

Great fun and great design.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1389 days ago

This is wonderful John the bale hoist is a great touch . It made me smile right away, great gift.

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john

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#5 posted 1389 days ago

I think this would make a great gift for any child . Great job !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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wiswood2

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#6 posted 1389 days ago

very nice job.
Chuck

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TheGravedigger

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#7 posted 1389 days ago

That’s great! I’ll bet the kids have a time with it.

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NormG

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#8 posted 1389 days ago

I love it

-- Norman

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CanalboatJim

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#9 posted 1389 days ago

Great idea! Grandkids are a womderful excuse to make sawdust.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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woodworm

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#10 posted 1389 days ago

Very fine work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#11 posted 1389 days ago

I like it. Wish I had one to go with my farm set when I was a kid :-))

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

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TJ65

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#12 posted 1389 days ago

sweeeet!
So what are you making for all of them to play with this xmas??

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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sandhill

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#13 posted 1387 days ago

Ohhh I want one!

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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ND2ELK

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#14 posted 1385 days ago

Outstanding! Really love the bale hosits. You did a great job on this. Thanks for posting.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Tim29

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#15 posted 1379 days ago

Sweet Barn!!! I love all the details

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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