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Project by indy_girl posted 667 days ago 3007 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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pintodeluxe

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#1 posted 667 days ago

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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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 666 days ago

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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Von

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#3 posted 666 days ago

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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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 666 days ago

I have never learned to like frogs, but this one, I am trying. Surely, it will be fun.

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BarnBlunder

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#5 posted 665 days ago

Love the idea, really great job!

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dust4tears

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#6 posted 665 days ago

Cool!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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ElmoSr

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#7 posted 664 days ago

where can i git those frogs?? really neat idea

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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indy_girl

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#8 posted 664 days ago

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.

-- Now, where did I put that?

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ElmoSr

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#9 posted 663 days ago

thanks indy_girl

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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WEEBLE

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#10 posted 486 days ago

What did you use to make the board see saw?

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 486 days ago

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 Charles
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-- 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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indy_girl

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#12 posted 486 days ago

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.

-- Now, where did I put that?

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WEEBLE

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#13 posted 485 days ago

I thought it was a metal coupling, i would have never thought of PVC. Thanks for responding

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