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Project by woodcox posted 182 days ago 678 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my daughter’s second birthday. This is inspired by a recent project from DonP. A set of inline skate wheels later, I had new toys for my cousin’s boy and my daughter. She has loved lions from a very early age so it fits. His main body is from 4/4 cherry, smaller pieces are resawed from some figured 3/4 cherry I had left over from her rocking horse present last year. She loves to roar like a lion when she skates him down the hall, pretty funny to watch. I may have to cap the bolt heads as my base boards are taking a toll already. Thanks for looking.

Here are the axle parts I used. 5/16 bolts. Coupler nuts are pressed in under sized holes from both sides.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.





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mavsprophecy

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#1 posted 181 days ago

Interesting idea! I would like to see it in action. Definitely haven’t seen that before.

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#2 posted 177 days ago

Awesome! Love lions too and the cherry is gorgeous. I’m sure the kids love it. Great job!

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#3 posted 159 days ago

I like the way you changed the grain orientation for the mane. Good attention to detail!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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