|Project by Rob23||posted 03-09-2014 04:42 AM||1241 views||12 times favorited||10 comments|
Recently a good friend (and motorcycle enthusiast) had his first child, a boy. I wanted to give a gift that was a little different from the traditional diapers and one-zies. I used an old rocker toy as a pattern for the curve, and in general for the balance point, and an old tricycle sacrificed a seat and some handlebars. A fuel gauge and ‘bullet’ light (LED) were added as well. The build was fun – because it was like nothing I had ever attempted before. I used Baltic-birch for it’s strength. My children served as the ‘official testers’ and it was a success! It was painted to match my friend’s Harley.
This is my first post here, hope this is suitable (as I know it is not all wood!)