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Project by tim0001 posted 01-01-2012 09:56 PM 1913 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are toys I made for my grandson and a friends daughter. The design is from a magazine. I made one of the strum drums for a friend who’s young daughter is blind and she liked the feel, tone and vibrations so much she sleeps with it. Although simple to make this is the project I’m most proud.

-- TimV

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 09:59 PM

Great stuff! Such fun and I like the story behind the drum. So great.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 10:00 PM

very nice …and would like plans on the drum

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 10:33 PM

Very nice toys. In particular the drum has a nice story – as well as great executions and wood selections for all projects.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 01-02-2012 06:23 AM

super toys ,very nice.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 06:52 AM

Top quality toys, with great choice of wood. The strum drum is something new to me so I was very interested to read the story.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 01-05-2012 07:40 AM

A very lovely drum with storage too!, and a happy receiver. Well done, nice stuff.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#7 posted 02-01-2012 08:08 PM

Beautiful toys… that drum looks like it would make nice sounds too…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#8 posted 03-04-2013 05:00 AM

G’Day Tim, They are 2 fine examples of the construction series in Wood magazine, well done.
I’m sure they will be played with for many year and being much enjoyment.
The music box is just beautiful, a very clever idea for the little girl, top marks.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

PS – were did you source the plan for the music box please??

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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