Comfort toy

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Project by holzmichel posted 197 days ago 691 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m not sure the word in the title is the right one, but it’s a toy for a small baby to grip, to feel, to watch. Saw the little elephant in a catalogue and thought I could do it myself. It’s for my grand-niece. The wood is cherry, the finish is linseed oil.

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#1 posted 197 days ago

When dealing with infants, shellac should be the only finish.
They put things in their mouths, and linseed if it’s blo, will have driers in it. When they teethe that’s not a good finish. Shellac is edible, the pharma’s use it on pills to allow it to go down the throat.
You may want to redo with Shellac.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 193 days ago

Pretty toy, the design is adorable and the cherry is beautiful. Well done!

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