Rocking Fire Engine

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Project by sheetzy posted 236 days ago 681 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a rocking fire engine I made for my wife’s grandson’s first birthday. Her son is a volunteer firefighter and her grandson loves fire engines. This rocker has a ladder on each side, a steering wheel that turns, and a bell that rings. The idea came to me in the middle of the night one Saturday. I sat straight up in bed and said, “I know what to give Mikey for his birthday!” and then went out to the shop and got started right away. This project was a lot of fun!

-- Sheetzy

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#1 posted 236 days ago

Looks like a fun project—very nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 236 days ago

That looks great. I’m sure the little fireman will have a lot of fun.

-- Dave K.

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#3 posted 236 days ago

What a great did a great job on building that one.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#4 posted 235 days ago

looks like there is a junior fire-fighter who’s going to be having a lot of fun. That is a cool looking rocker!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 235 days ago

way to go grandpa….very nice job indeed


-- one good turn...gets all the covers

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#6 posted 235 days ago

This is a beautiful project. The kids will love it.

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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#7 posted 218 days ago

Super Clever, great design.

-- Dan Wilson - Red Wing, MN

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