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A rolling Toy , wheels from 1” local milled Ash, dowels birch and poplar. Made without any finish, the toddlers Mom wishes it so.Thanks to Karson for the help with the dimensions and plan.
-- Pete in NC
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#1 posted 04-02-2014 01:06 PM
I have used mineral oil as a finish for children’s toys. The oil does not go rancid and it protects the piece some from moisture from teething children.
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#2 posted 04-02-2014 01:11 PM
That should be satisfyingly noisy!
-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk
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#3 posted 04-02-2014 01:22 PM
The kids will enjoy making noise with this. Nice work.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#4 posted 04-02-2014 02:56 PM
Sorry I didn’t see your comment on my project until today.
Glad Karson could help you out.
Looks good, the kids should love them.
-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090
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#5 posted 04-02-2014 11:18 PM
Ohhhh, you’re gonna rue the day you made this thang if you made it for one of yours. For a customer, fine, but if it’s for one of your grandkids, make sure Mommy takes it home with her. After having five daughters and them getting at LEAST one of these infernal things and them providing us with 14 grandkids and 17 greats, I soon made a rule: if you get it or bring it, take it home with you.
Good looking thing, even though I hate ‘em. ;o)Good job. Thanks for the post andHave a good’unJoe
-- rejo55, East Texas
#6 posted 04-03-2014 10:40 AM
Thanks to all for the kind words, HerbC, thank you, rejo55 its for a grand, and no chance of me hearing the clatter until a visit, unfortunately, not often, they live 600 miles away.Any of you all have any idea’s, plans, for other pull, rolling, noisy Toys?
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#7 posted 06-14-2014 10:45 AM
G’Day Pete, That’s a beaut wooden toy you’ve made…well done sir….I have quiet a few plans in “pdf format” so will send you a “PM”....
-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie
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