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Project by SirSeth posted 374 days ago 663 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dad and I started this train for my son during Christmas break and I finished it up at home. I’m a little disappointed with the paint job (and that’s usual for my projects), but I am very pleased with the proportions, how well it rolls, and its extra sturdy nature. My son is 17 months—so he is just starting to understand how vehicles work.

Maple, walnut, and a 2×4 were used. Wipe on poly was used for the natural pieces. We ordered the wheels online.

Chug chug chug chug choooo choooo!

-- What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?





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Don

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#1 posted 374 days ago

I think the paint job is a great choice. Little ones like colors and this is beautiful. It will get many hours of enjoyment.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 374 days ago

Nice work. It’s really cute.

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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#3 posted 374 days ago

Generations of creative play here.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 374 days ago

Nice work! It’s a great looking train!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Skiedra

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#5 posted 374 days ago

A fine train indeed!

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 371 days ago

Beautiful and well crafted toy train. Like the colors and the design especially the slots for the crayons. Kids will have loads of fun with it. Great job!

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crowie

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#7 posted 371 days ago

G’Day Seth, You and your dad have done a find job on the train….
And IMHO the young bloke will just over the moon to receive what his dad has made, having many hours of great play, so well done.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

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

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