or Join Now!
What do you get a one year old for his birthday? A motorcycle, of course! I built this rocking motorcycle for my nephew’s 1st birthday. I probably had as much fun building it as he does riding it.
home | projects | blog
26 posts in 1550 days
Preview this project card
20 posts in 1525 days
#1 posted 07-19-2012 04:43 AM
That is absolutely AWESOME!!!
Did you make this from some plans or is this your own creation? If it’s your design can I buy a set of plans from you? I definitely want to make this for my son.
-- Eric Schwartz (Versailles, KY), Bliss is teaching your son to use a tool.
397 posts in 1514 days
#2 posted 07-19-2012 04:53 AM
I want it!!
-- Ride hard or go home~
173 posts in 1548 days
#3 posted 07-19-2012 06:56 AM
That’s very cool. I like it. Thanks for sharing!
-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sergeantsawdust.com
16807 posts in 2554 days
#4 posted 07-19-2012 08:56 AM
Now that is cool, love it!!!! As I’m sure he did as well.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
645 posts in 1743 days
#5 posted 07-19-2012 11:29 AM
Now, I wish I have a bike like that.Awsome.
-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS
300 posts in 1510 days
#6 posted 07-19-2012 01:49 PM
Heck yes! Thats sweet!
-- Ethan, CT: Check out my Small Business at http://www.spudwoodworks.com & also follow me on twitter https://twitter.com/Ethan_Woodworks
2098 posts in 1554 days
#7 posted 07-19-2012 05:25 PM
Where were you when I was a kid ! I like it. I also like the cabinet behind it in the second pix. Handsome.
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
332 posts in 1544 days
#8 posted 07-19-2012 09:22 PM
Very creative birthday gift idea. I have no doubt he enjoys it.
-- Ben from IL
282 posts in 1641 days
#9 posted 07-20-2012 02:50 AM
good looking bike….......made one for my nephew few years back .got 2 started in the shop now, grandson will be 1 in nov
-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their
152 posts in 2884 days
#10 posted 07-20-2012 11:03 AM
Looks amazing, great job. Plans?
-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"
#11 posted 07-21-2012 02:45 AM
Thank you all for the great comments. I did not have any plans for this project. I started out by drawing the motorcycle on a piece of poster board. Once I got the design and size i wanted, I started building. The frame and rear wheel were made from 2×12 pine boards planed down to 1 1/4” thickness. I had to widen the 2×12 board for the frame a couple of inches for the neck on the frame.. The front wheel was made from 1×12 planed down a bit. The bike turned out to be 36” long, so I made the rocker base 38” long and 15” wide using 2×6 pine boards planed down to 1 1/4” thickness. I believe the Rear wheel is 9.75” and front wheel is 10.25”.
I’m actually starting to build another one now with some slight modifications for my son. This time I am making templates for all the parts.
If you would like more info please just drop me a line I would be glad to help or send more photos!
#12 posted 07-21-2012 02:51 AM
I can’t take credit for the TV cabinet….it’s made by Hooker furniture. 44” console – Brookhaven collection.
7563 posts in 2208 days
#13 posted 07-22-2012 05:54 PM
Nice piece. How many horsepower? LOL!
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
106 posts in 1472 days
#14 posted 09-03-2012 02:00 AM
I need to make one of these for my nephew. Any more pics for it?
-- God is good..All the time
1306 posts in 1317 days
#15 posted 02-17-2013 11:06 PM
With doing such a great job on the first one, it’s any wonder you don’t have a request list as long as your arm…..well done. Cheers, crowie
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics