first attempt to make a toy train

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Project by nitewalker41 posted 1208 days ago 1326 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt to make a toy train, it is made out of pine, and then I painted it. I got the plans from a book that a person wrote showing all of his toy projects. His were all stained and not painted, maybe if I try and redo it I will try and do better work so I can stain it. The whole train is about 6 feet long when cars are coupled.

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#1 posted 1208 days ago

Wow, impressive none the less, thanks for sharing

-- Norman

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#2 posted 1208 days ago

Great Job. Impressed.

-- Mike, Aptos, Calif.

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#3 posted 1208 days ago

Very nice… I like trains.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 1208 days ago

Fantastic, I may have to try one some day. What is the book?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#5 posted 1208 days ago

don´t be so hard on your self :-)
its a great set you have made
thank´s for sharing


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#6 posted 1207 days ago

Cool train.
I use magnets for couplers. Give them a try. tom b

-- tomsky

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