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Project by RiaanK posted 03-17-2014 07:48 AM 704 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One for my little girl, and one for my baby boy.
The car is made with pine and sleeper. The horse and carriage is made only with pine (I ran out of sleeper )

Both given a clear varnish sealing.
I got the idea from the internet, saw the picks and downloaded some images. I cannot remember the site now, But thanks for the ideas.

Thanks for looking.

-- Riaan





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exelectrician

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#1 posted 03-17-2014 03:38 PM

Riaan, very nice toys, your kids will treasure them for a long time. Well done.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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cdkoch

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#2 posted 03-18-2014 01:31 AM

My daughter and son would love them. What is “sleeper”? I did a google search and didn’t come up with the answer.

Edit: I may have found it…railway ties??

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RiaanK

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#3 posted 03-18-2014 05:23 AM

Thanks for the compliments.

“cdkock”, Yes, Railway ties. I know it as sleeper wood. A lovely wood to work with. A bit hard, but beautiful wood.
If and when I get my hands on a piece, I keep it safe and treasure it until the perfect project comes up.

-- Riaan

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hunter71

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#4 posted 03-18-2014 11:01 AM

Pretty cool.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 03-18-2014 12:32 PM

Way to go, Dad. I bet they love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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nitewalker41

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#6 posted 03-18-2014 03:58 PM

Really nice, the kids will enjoy for sure!

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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