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Project by gvallanc posted 12-15-2010 05:22 PM 1957 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am making toys to donate at Christmas. I came across this pattern for a motorcycle and since I ride a Harley this toy drew my attention. I made my prototype from oak, then altered the pattern to make the struts thiner than called out on the print. Alternating woods makes for interesting variations. Great use of scrap pieces.
My Grandson is going to love his!

Credit to the website where I found the pattern: www.foreststreetdesigns.com/FreeMotorcyclePlan.html

If anyone else has any motorcycle plans please let me know.
Thanks





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superdad

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#1 posted 12-15-2010 06:23 PM

I bought a book with a cool motorcycle pattern in it. I found it on amazon here . I haven’t found any free motorcycle patterns. Thanks for the link to this one. You did an amazing job. I’m sure the kids are gonna love it.

-- Another one of Santa's elves, only taller.

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clieb91

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#2 posted 12-15-2010 06:55 PM

Cool looking little toy. The different woods wor very well.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Bogdanovich

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#3 posted 12-15-2010 09:34 PM

Simple and beautiful.
Can I use it?

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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gvallanc

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#4 posted 12-15-2010 10:57 PM

Please feel free to use it. It was a free plan from the website I posted

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fernandoindia

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#5 posted 12-16-2010 01:08 AM

hi gvallanc,
cool bikes!!

Thanks for the links.

When your Grandson gets older, you can build this one, ;)

-- Back home. Fernando

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missingdigitworkshop

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#6 posted 12-16-2010 05:59 AM

Very nice.

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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souichiro

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#7 posted 12-16-2010 09:46 AM

Awesome job on these, I really like the proportions. It looks great!
Thanks so much for sharing, it’s another thing to add to my list :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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dustbunny

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#8 posted 12-16-2010 02:42 PM

I love this !
It looks easy to make and fun to do.
I copy and pasted the URL and it didn’t work.
Found it-

HERE

Thanks for posting,

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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