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Project by deeman posted 486 days ago 1512 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tower Crane from plans in Wood magazine. Made from maple and walnut. Christmas gift for my Grandson

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 485 days ago

Really cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 485 days ago

Fun and cool build.good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 485 days ago

That looks Fun!! my boy would love that.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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woodcut

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#4 posted 485 days ago

Lucky Grandson!

-- Carl, Iowa

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gbrown4

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#5 posted 485 days ago

I have made several of these cranes. One suggestion is replace the lazy Susan with a nylon washer it will shore it up considerably. My wife teaches 3-4 yr olds and the kids love it.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo "All the horns of the wicked I will cut off" Psalm 75:10

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Roger

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#6 posted 485 days ago

Nothin better than homemade toys that actually work along with some imagination. Kids need more of this kind of hands-on stuff.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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crowie

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#7 posted 438 days ago

G’Day Deeman.
Your crane looks great.
I have the plans and my grandson has been asking for a crane but then he does ask for nearly every project in the book…..got to love them.
How long did it take to build and how difficult was the build please.
Cheers, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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deeman

370 posts in 1580 days


#8 posted 438 days ago

Thanks Crowie, I have built several of the construction toys in this series from Wood magazine. My grandson loves them. The crane was pretty easy to make. I didn’t really keep track of my time but I think you could make it in about 6-8 hours. I am disabled and it takes me a long time to get projects completed.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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