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Project by Foegk posted 05-14-2012 02:36 PM 1366 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi to you fellow toy makers,

This is my first attempt at toy making , I have spent a lot of time wood turning and decided to take on a new challenge.
I am a retired builder and spend a lot of time in my workshop , with a real passion , for wood.
I look forward to exchanging ideas with others

Regards
Bryan

-- Bryan





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GenerationWW

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#1 posted 05-14-2012 06:17 PM

If you didn’t say that this was your first toy you built, I would’ve bet you have been making wooden toys for years. Great Job and a great passion to have!

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wiswood2

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#2 posted 05-14-2012 07:10 PM

Nice job,Go to Toys & Joys.com They have about 150 plans you can buy,also get some new ideas on building new ones.
Chuck
Wisconsin-Wood-Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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#3 posted 05-14-2012 08:39 PM

Nice toys; welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Foegk

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#4 posted 05-15-2012 07:14 AM

Thank you for the comments and I would be one of the most passionate , when it comes to this hobby . I have been a builder for 50 years , so do have the skills of the trade, which makes this type of work a little easier.

-- Bryan

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hunter71

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#5 posted 05-15-2012 10:26 AM

OK, now your hooked. Nice job fellow toy maker.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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LightfootLtd

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#6 posted 05-15-2012 02:15 PM

Very cool. I would play with those!

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 05-16-2012 01:54 AM

Those came out great nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Arnies

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#8 posted 05-17-2012 10:57 AM

Great Job on the toys!

-- arnies

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Foegk

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#9 posted 05-17-2012 11:00 PM

Hi Martin and arnies,
Thanks for the comments , are you both toy makers .
I liked the ditty of yours Martin , after 50 years I stilll have all fingers and thumbs , touch wood HaHa
Regards
Bryan

-- Bryan

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Roded5

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#10 posted 07-03-2012 12:15 AM

Awesome work on the toys. I want to build some of these for my nephew.

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Foegk

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#11 posted 07-03-2012 06:38 AM

Hi Roded5
Thankyou for the comment , I get a terrific amount of pleasure in my workshop.
send me an email if you need any help , if I cant answer it, I may know where to direct you
Regards
Bryan

-- Bryan

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crowie

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#12 posted 02-17-2013 10:43 PM

G’Day Bryan,
You aren’t just a toymaker, they’re beaut models indeed and I’m afraid my grandsons would break them.
I have a couple of plans for similar to your craftsmanship but haven’t been game enough or have the patience to start so just make toys for play.
Cheers, crowie

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

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Ozworkshop

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#13 posted 02-17-2013 11:31 PM

Well done Bryan, hand made toys are the best.

-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop

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