|Project by LeeinEdmonton||posted 08-11-2008 04:39 PM||3967 views||5 times favorited||20 comments|
Last December there was an article in our local paper commenting on toxic Chinese Toys & featured a clever Welsh Toymaker pictured with his motorcycle rocker. I thought that was a neat idea & as the photo was a side view of the rocker , I was able to convert it to working plans. The cycle was definitely a european profile so I modified it somewhat to give it a North American “look”. As the rocker will end up at a day care for inner city kids, it will likely be subject to some pretty enthusiastic rocking so I flattened the rockers somewhat to reduce the possibility of an accident. I do not put a finish on my toys because I never meet the parents of the children that receive them & with the Chinese scare would not like a child being denied use of the toy due to toxicity concerns. Thanks for looking.