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Project by David Wakefield posted 02-14-2014 12:12 PM 1320 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This beast was my first venture into the absurd with my toys. Once again, Cherry of course. The dowels inside the wheels lift the claws one at a time and make a nice (infuriating for parents) clacking sound. I’ve redesigned this one since the original and it’s on my website and in my upcoming book (this August!).
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-- David Wakefield





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 12:47 PM

Love it! Absolutely delightful! I can see the little darlings entertaining their parents to total distraction. LOL. Thanks for sharing.

-- 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 02-14-2014 01:26 PM

Looks like a sister-chaser to me, David. :)
Beautiful work! If this is the beginning of a Toy-Of-The-Day Club, sign me up.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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mpounders

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 03:08 PM

Pretty cool!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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CFrye

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 03:16 PM

Love the push toy version David! Noisy toys are favorites of ornery aunts! Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 03:43 PM

I love it!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 04:28 PM

Great toy, I have your book “How to make animated toys” and it is wonderful source of gifts for grand
children and great grand children.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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jim65

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 05:14 PM

Great toy, looks good!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 05:29 PM

Very good! Please more!!!!!!!!!

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 10:30 PM

Very Nice Indeed David! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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tefinn

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#10 posted 02-15-2014 03:41 AM

Even cooler than the hippo. The clacking noise is a real plus!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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Rick

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#11 posted 02-15-2014 05:52 AM

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-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#12 posted 02-19-2014 03:29 PM

Way cool toy. Fantastic design and finish, cool movement and sounds to boot. Awesome work!

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