Trucks for the Sand Table

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Project by souichiro posted 1067 days ago 1262 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I made these after the sand/water tables were made. These, and some boats….. that don’t like to stay upright :) The boats didn’t live very long, but these little guys are still going strong and get played with quite a bit.
The dump truck and dozer have been made before, but the scoop crane thing is new. New, and not exactly my favorite. Maybe I should have looked at some pictures and done some research first. What can I say, I got excited to get them into the kids hands. It was a fun one to make, and I’ll for sure be trying another generation of this little guy. The moving parts are a challenge that I think have a great payoff. So I’m excited to see where this sort of toy making takes me, and when the next ideas will hit me.

I hope you all enjoy them, and thanks so much for stopping by! :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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#1 posted 1067 days ago

They look good from here. BEt the kids love them.

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

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#2 posted 1067 days ago

Who’s having more fun? You’ve got to test them first, right? Atta-boy.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#3 posted 1067 days ago

Great job.

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

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#4 posted 1067 days ago

Sweet, little ones will be happy.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 1067 days ago

Very nice! I love toys like that. I have not made some yet but I aim to.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#6 posted 1065 days ago

These are really great! :)


-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs "Knowledge is Power"

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