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I made this Frog Launcher out of scraps for an event at work. The kids (and some adults) were lined up waiting to take a whack and send the frog flying.
-- Now, where did I put that?
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#1 posted 09-13-2012 11:42 PM
Really creative! I love the idea of launching frogs. Soo fun!
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#2 posted 09-14-2012 01:12 AM
Outta sight! I like that one!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 09-14-2012 07:55 PM
if my wife sees this.. I know what she’s gunna say. “make that! now!!” and then she’d likely play with it more than our 3 kids. hahahah
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#4 posted 09-14-2012 09:34 PM
I have never learned to like frogs, but this one, I am trying. Surely, it will be fun.
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#5 posted 09-15-2012 01:16 AM
Love the idea, really great job!
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#6 posted 09-15-2012 06:00 PM
-- Ride hard or go home~
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#7 posted 09-16-2012 01:17 AM
where can i git those frogs?? really neat idea
-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch
#8 posted 09-16-2012 04:19 PM
I bought the frogs from my local Target store. They were in a summer reduced bin so I don’t know if they have them year round.
#9 posted 09-17-2012 11:29 AM
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#10 posted 03-13-2013 04:47 PM
What did you use to make the board see saw?
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#11 posted 03-13-2013 05:27 PM
It amazes me to see how resourceful both children and adults are when it comes to inventing ways to have fun. Nice work.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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
#12 posted 03-13-2013 07:37 PM
I used a scrap piece of PVC pipe. I drilled two holes (counter sunk) into the sea saw board and two holes into the pvc pipe. The sea saw was attached to the pipe with pan head screws and bolts. The short board that does the flipping is attached with a hinge.
#13 posted 03-14-2013 07:21 PM
I thought it was a metal coupling, i would have never thought of PVC. Thanks for responding
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