As far as making something and having it turned out like I envisioned it this rattle is the closest: Red Oak and Poplar and filled with dried beans, 5.5 inches long and 3/4 of an inch in diameter at the handle. Finished with mineral oil.
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Just starting out, got an idea that I need to make wooden toys.
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So I have re worked the designs on a few of them and I am almost there with them to start making them en-mass for sales and gifts. Need a bit more space around the legs and wings for painting. He is make out of red oak and I wanted him lef...
Set number two: I really like that t-rex. Also put together a couple of dragons: And my little dragon took right to them. I’m going to re-design the red dragon so the wings come off the body like the t-rex legs, I think that ...
Finally finished up the first two: And just in time as it seems our friends are all having babies at once. So I’m trying some others and practicing on the lathe. The two dumbbell shaped ones below are similar to the above two. Still ...
So I found some pictures of wooden rattles online and thought I’d try to do something like that. I bought my first lathe last winter and have not put much time into it, I thought these might be good ways to practice tuning. I turned ...