Toy train for my little girl.

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Project by RiaanK posted 07-02-2013 05:53 AM 1265 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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#1 posted 07-02-2013 05:56 AM

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

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#2 posted 07-02-2013 08:56 AM

good work there Riaan

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

Keep up the good work!


Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 07-02-2013 12:05 PM

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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#4 posted 07-02-2013 12:07 PM

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.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 07-02-2013 01:51 PM

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 UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#6 posted 07-02-2013 11:10 PM

great train,her smile says it all.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 07-04-2013 12:23 AM

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

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 07-05-2013 02:04 PM

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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#9 posted 07-05-2013 02:05 PM

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

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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