Wooden Lion teether

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Project by Mike Gager posted 08-13-2012 01:16 PM 1353 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a teether i made for my son. it is made from maple, then wet sanded to 600 grit. once sanded i burnished it with craft paper to get it silky smooth. it feels like a polished jewel. the wet sanding takes away any risk of raising grain when he chews on it and the wood is safe and organic. There is quite a movement going on right now in the baby world with parents going back to old style natural (wood) toys, figured id give it a try. my sons seems to like it

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#1 posted 08-13-2012 02:10 PM

I am going to give making some of these wooden chew toys a try as requested by my wife’s cousin. Thanks for explaining your sanding process.

-- Chuck,

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#2 posted 08-13-2012 02:22 PM

Is there a particular reason behind the shaping? I like the old school approach.

-- Something, something, something.

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#3 posted 08-13-2012 02:53 PM

he likes lions!

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#4 posted 08-13-2012 04:06 PM

It’s great to see wooden things for kids becoming popular again. Plastic has reigned long enough !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#5 posted 08-14-2012 02:13 PM

Good answer … im gonna have to consult the wife and see if i can get permission to copy.

-- Something, something, something.

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