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Project by Bob, Oregon posted 01-05-2011 02:26 AM 1953 views 28 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple little toy that most kids find fascinating. I made mine entirely of oak. It doesn’t do a lot other than roll and make a pleasant little clacking noise. No suggestions on dimensions as they can be anything you like. My “wheels” were about 5” in diameter.

-- 73, Bob





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mattshack

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#1 posted 01-05-2011 02:39 AM

That looks great. I think I might have to borrow your idea and make one for my son.

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#2 posted 01-05-2011 03:31 AM

Ha! I immediately thought of this tune The Marvelous Toy

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#3 posted 01-05-2011 04:27 AM

Ahhh, now this is cool! Very interesting for the little ones. :) Thanks so much for sharing.

-- Dale, Oregon

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#4 posted 01-05-2011 04:31 AM

Very cool little toys.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#5 posted 01-05-2011 04:35 AM

I have an 11 month old son that is going to love this…. thanks for posting it… I’m sure you’ve just made his day!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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rance

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#6 posted 02-01-2011 02:48 PM

Bob, a nice quick toy to build for a little one. Now this is a project that I might just finish in a day. Thanks for posting.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 02-01-2011 10:22 PM

Yeah, it’s a quick and easy little project that the kids find enjoyable.

-- 73, Bob

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#8 posted 10-07-2011 06:45 AM

What a neat simple toy it has it all. Thank you for posting, I have a child in mind.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Bob, Oregon

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#9 posted 10-08-2011 08:22 AM

Glad you like it!

-- 73, Bob

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