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4 Way Stop for Wooden Train Tack

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Project by Mauricio posted 07-01-2011 05:30 PM 2242 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Pretty self explanatory. I wanted this piece for my boys’ train track but the only place you can find it is in a $40 expansion pack. This was easily made out of a piece of 1/2” Oak and a 1/4” straight router bit.

Next I’m thinking of making the elevated 2 level 4 way stop.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch





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SCOTSMAN

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#1 posted 07-01-2011 05:33 PM

I have seen this before I imagine any small child would be elated to have such a set up go for it and averyone have fun. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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David

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#2 posted 07-01-2011 05:41 PM

You get started making parts for this Toy Train and you just may never come out of the shop! LOL I made my Grandaughter a wooden Ferry Boat with tracks in the deck to roll those trains on. If I can “borrow” it back; I’ll post it.

-- Islandwoodworker@Gmail.com

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#3 posted 07-01-2011 06:17 PM

Neat, I really like being able to upgrade my kids toys. They really appreciate that I made just for them.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 07-01-2011 06:43 PM

Great practical project to save some money. Wish all my projects saved money. :)

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#5 posted 07-02-2011 02:53 AM

That’s cool and I would like to see that elevated 4way if you ever decide to take in on.

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Mark Shymanski

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#6 posted 07-12-2011 06:07 AM

I’m still working at perfecting the ‘pin’ part of the track. Paul really likes the prototype straight piece of track I made, so I may just borrow your idea! Thank you.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#7 posted 04-17-2012 07:51 PM

God, it is so confusing! Which way do you turn it?

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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