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Project by RiaanK posted 375 days ago 907 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all.

My father in law made a toy train for one of the grandsons, when we visited the last time he showed it to me, like we always share our woodworking projects.
And obviously my little girl did see this, and obviously also wanted one. So how on earth can you say no 

I made this one for her this weekend, and needless to say, she loves it. And I had a good time making it, what more can you ask for then that.

Made with plywood. And turned the boiler on the lathe. Painted pink and purple on her request.

Thanks for looking.

-- Riaan





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TheTalkingGrape

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#1 posted 375 days ago

Awesome job im sure she loves it. Great work and thanks for sharing.

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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robscastle

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#2 posted 375 days ago

good work there Riaan

Is these small jobs that produce big returns/rewards for us all.

Keep up the good work!

Regards

Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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ldl

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#3 posted 375 days ago

She looks contented for sure. Obvious she loves it. You need to put a seat on the second car for her to sit on.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 375 days ago

Nice project Riaan and your right who can say now to little ones as cute as your daughter… My daughter is all grown up and married, but I do have a one year old granddaughter who already has Granddad wrapped round her little finger…lol
Well done with the train…

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 375 days ago

Great looking train and what’s greater is having a cute little girl to give it to! Nice work! She looks very happy!

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

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whitebeast88

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#6 posted 375 days ago

great train,her smile says it all.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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hunter71

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#7 posted 374 days ago

Very cool. It will get many miles around the floors.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 372 days ago

Great work on that pretty toy train! Daughter is very lucky, she’ll have lots of fun and great memories playing with it.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 372 days ago

That train is really nice and she sure does have a happy smile on her face. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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

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