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Project by TomRash posted 02-14-2011 05:42 PM 2206 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a toy I made for my nephews 1st b-day. It was my first try at bent lamination and it went pretty well. I used cherry and maple for the bent lamination. The clackers are maple, purpleheart, walnut and cherry. The handle is a walnut dowel. It was finished with oil and wax. I also made another clacker that can just be rolled on the floor.

The idea was taken from woodentoy.com





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steliart

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#1 posted 02-14-2011 05:50 PM

very nice work on it

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 02-14-2011 06:00 PM

Looks great, but have his parents disowned you yet? What’s next… a drum set? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-14-2011 09:56 PM

Cool design, I think I’ll try one for my grand daughter

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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robert triplett

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#4 posted 02-14-2011 11:24 PM

Charlie, you beat to it. Is this payback for something the parents did to you. My mother in law gave my son a drum set at age 2. It ‘broke’, suddenly. Nice job on the toy though. There is a toy that has a duck with wings that flap-quietly. That might be a good follow up

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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moment

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#5 posted 02-14-2011 11:27 PM

Very nice workmanship . We all know that the art of clacker-making has been sorely neglected.

You clacker reminds me of the ones carried by the ancient Babylonians into battle

To instill fear and annoyance in their enemies . Nice gift…....and thought

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#6 posted 02-15-2011 01:00 AM

Nice job. You can do some wild things when you think outside the box. Cool Idea.

-- Marty Ohio

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#7 posted 02-15-2011 07:18 AM

Kool!! I can see where my grandsons need a pair of those for races ;-))

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

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