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A granpa’s joy is to see the face of his grandson when presented with a home made toy.. This ones for Henry.Watch me make it here Hope you like it.
-- Rob, Victoria, Australia, http://www.youtube.com/ozworkshop , http://www.facebook.com/ozworkshop
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#1 posted 07-16-2012 11:47 AM
That is what makes life Grand
I’m sure Henry will enjoy playing with it
as much as his Granpa :)
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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#2 posted 07-16-2012 12:15 PM
Looks great, my boys are always asking for me to build stuff. The next thing on the list is a Star Wars gun. Do not know what that means yet, I am sure I will find out.
-- Chris K
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#3 posted 07-16-2012 01:08 PM
Nothing better in life than to see a smile and the look of wonderment in a childs eyes, and it even better when it a grandchild. That for posting and the how to video.
-- --May you have fair winds and following seas--
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#4 posted 07-16-2012 06:19 PM
This is some gorgeous toy.F… chinese plastic!
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#5 posted 07-17-2012 05:48 PM
Thats great but it looks like it has a lot of work in front of it. lol
-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....
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#6 posted 07-18-2012 08:08 PM
That is a wonderful toy bulldozer you made hope Henry gets years of fun out of it. I plan on making a toy bulldozer when I get some time to but mine will have moving tracks on it and maybe some other moving parts on it to.
#7 posted 07-18-2012 10:53 PM
Hi jeff, thanks for you comments. My grandson is still a bit young for moving parts stuff, I think it important not to give them anythink that might have stuff that could end up down little throats. but to my delight my oldest son expressed a desire to learn woodworking from his Dad so we are building a model Kenworth truck and trailer together and he is 36. never to young :o)#
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#8 posted 07-18-2012 11:35 PM
-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.
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#9 posted 02-17-2013 11:13 PM
G’Day Rob, That’s a great dozer and I love the use of the forstner bits to represent the track drive wheels….well done. Cheers, crowie
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
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