Rocky visit Toys

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Project by robscastle posted 312 days ago 804 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had No 1 grandson visit for a long weekend so I made him some wooden toys from my off cut box.
a Tow truck, a bus, a ute and a truck with a gas tank on the back.

Pine off cuts from 100×50mm stock
wheels are about 70mm some with 6mm axles and one with 8mm axle due to me drilling the wheels out too big!

The bus I just glued the wheels to the axle but I didn’t like the look of it

so the others the wheels rotate on a hub within the axle and the axle is able to rotate also.

They kept Rocky amused for about 15 minutes then he spent the rest of the time exploring the workshop and working on the bike and car!

They will go in the Grandkids box for next time, as you can almost bet he will remember them and want them for the next visit if I disposed of them!

-- Regards Robert

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#1 posted 312 days ago

He will remember how much fun he had with Grandpa. I wish mine had taken the time to do things like this.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#2 posted 312 days ago

Five minutes, huh? He’s been imprinted. He’ll never forget those toys (including the bike and the creeper).
Great job, Grandpa!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#3 posted 311 days ago

Boys and their toys! Great job Grandpa! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 311 days ago

How fun, congrats to you and well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 311 days ago

Nice wood toys. I especially like the way you did the wheels. Your grandson will probably like making stuff with you as he gets older. A great way to bond.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 311 days ago

Might be the next Jessie James

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 311 days ago

Great memories for both of you.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 307 days ago

I’m sure he will always remember those great and sturdy toys and how much fun he had with his grandpa. Way to go!

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