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grace123

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1265 days ago

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I would like to know how to make the wheels on a child’ pull make the toy wobble.


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Bogdanovich

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#1 posted 1265 days ago

My advice, buy them. If not, make a cylinder on the late, cut on the thickness you wont and rout them, if you wish. If you know how, make them completely on the late. If you put them on the router first look my topic-Toy’s wheel routing, not finger routing-. Also, try to find old topics with search.
Please excuse my broken English.

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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Mark Shymanski

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#2 posted 1265 days ago

It can be as simple as putting the axles off center so that the wheel lopes as it goes around. If you do all 4 corners with different offsets the action will be really wobbly.

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SCOTSMAN

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#3 posted 1264 days ago

Put the axle fractionally of centre on the wheels and you have a CAM action wobbly .Why not read a few books on puppet making and toy making and you will see this over and over again it was part of the old Cam action of making beautiful toys work where arms and legs of stationary diaorama type set ups would move out of sunch with each other or even in synch.i forget the correct term tonioght anyway have fun.Alistair

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wiswood2

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#4 posted 1264 days ago

Go to www.craftparts.com , they have any thing you could want and the best prices on the web.
Chuck

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Bogdanovich

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#5 posted 1264 days ago

My English, i look for wobble in dictionary just now.
There is two different options… I can explain with words I weal post a picture later.

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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Bogdanovich

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#6 posted 1264 days ago

For uper picture same angle and same distance from the center.

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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rance

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#7 posted 1264 days ago

You forgot one, which might your best solution:

Actually, this might make it more humpy, than wobbly. But I doubt the child would care.

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Bogdanovich

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#8 posted 1264 days ago

I will post a picture whit explanation how i make if you wont.

In the past I got good results. Wobbly toys are funny. My kids love them.

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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grace123

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#9 posted 1264 days ago

Thanks to everyone for your posts. I believe you have given me enough advice to give it a try in the shop.

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