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Project by mikeho posted 02-23-2013 09:39 PM 1340 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second train I have made, this one for my second grandson. The flat car has a folding dowel that will fit in the bottom of the car so it won’t fall off during transportation, then after folding it down you can haul the homemade Lincoln Logs on the back haul. LOL The cattle car top is removable so you can haul things in it also. Ahh the fun of building the grandkids toys.

-- Mike, Thedford NE

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#1 posted 02-24-2013 12:38 AM

Nice work.

I am going to have to steal some design ideas!

I like to make wooden trains also. Usually I make name trains.

My preference is for the steam engines; so I can make the tenders! Usual train—steam engine , tender, name , and then caboose!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 02-24-2013 11:43 AM

Very neat. Nice design

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 02-24-2013 01:09 PM

mike….you got that right….always enjoyable to build for the grandkids….good job.

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#4 posted 02-24-2013 01:13 PM

These are nice and the kids will love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#5 posted 02-26-2013 06:05 AM

Your Grand kids are very lucky that you enjoy making them treasures to enjoy:-)

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#6 posted 02-26-2013 03:08 PM

Fun-tastic wooden train! Every details is well made and well thought of. The grand kids will surely enjoy and cherish it forever. Way to go Grand Dad!

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#7 posted 03-11-2013 10:37 AM

G’Day Mike,
Well done on a top train you’ve built for your grandson, looks great and ready for many hours of fun play.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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