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petesox

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02-08-2012 11:43 PM

I have been reading this blog for quite a while and have finally signed up. I will have some pics to post to night of my shop remodel and newly built router table. My focus is on building models with my girls. They like going to our local Lowes and Home Depots for the kid crafts in particular the vehicles they do. I want to get hold of some plans so we can build some more detailed/complicated models at home. Does anyone have suggestions on where to get plans. Downloadable would be preferred but not required.

Thanks, Pete


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Foegk

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#1 posted 02-09-2012 08:45 AM

Hello Pete,
My question is the same as yours , there are some very clever toy makers on this site and as soon as I can , I would like to get a message to them .
Initially I googled wooden toy plans and picked up some very good sites

-- Bryan

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HalDougherty

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#2 posted 02-09-2012 12:30 PM

Wood Magazine has several issues that have plans to build vehicle models. Here's a link to a related website that has plans available. And a link to back issues from the Wood Magazine website.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#3 posted 02-09-2012 12:34 PM

toys and joys also gatto plans are 2 good ones.
coloradobob

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#4 posted 02-15-2012 11:56 AM

I have built and modified Toys& Joys plans many times. They are well written for the novice builder. You do have to have some “experience” to make the most of them. Best part is they are full sized plans. Order several at one time because shipping is $10 for 1 or 20 sets.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 02-17-2012 02:49 AM

Hi there wooden models are my passion. I love building wooden toys, cannons, and you name it. I second Toys and Joys, they have great plans. However spend some time googling free wooden toy plans there are tons of them I have collected hundreds of free plans and drawings off the internet. Let me know what your looking for I might have something

-- Ray

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petesox

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#6 posted 02-20-2012 12:40 PM

Thanks guys for the tips. Ray I am currently looking for trains and fire trucks if you have any handy I’d appreciate it.
Pete

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Planeman40

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#7 posted 02-20-2012 06:08 PM

The best way to locate wooden toy plans is do an Internet search. I have found some absolutely novel and fantastic toy plans this way. It does take some searching and time though.

Planeman

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smokey1945

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#8 posted 02-29-2012 06:44 PM

http://ana-white.com/2012/01/plans/bathroom-helper-step

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#9 posted 03-02-2012 06:32 PM

Grizzly has a lot of toy plans.

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