Instructions for building a wooden Noahs Ark toy with patterns.
My introduction to the shingle dart came from my Dad when I was eight-years-old. I spent untold hours using the switch and string to fling the dart very high into the air. I think this was a popular pastime of the late nineteenth century for young boys.
A perfect Holiday gift for that favorite little boy or girl. This Cable Car model toy is one shop-made gift that is sure to get plenty of play-time.
Standard and metric measurements available. This scooter is an example of how something mechanical can be made just by using standard materials that can be purchased from most building supply stores. This project should be undertaken in conjunction with a capable adult. This project basically involves cutting the pieces of wood to length, marking where the holes are to be drilled, drilling the holes and simply bolting the pieces together.
Rather than attaching sides, I decided to dado (repeatedly) the race track board, to take it down thinner while leaving thicker walls at the edges. This would make the board lighter, which would make it easier for the kids to handle. It also gave me edges, to confine the cars as they zoom down the slope.
Here you will find a great three piece construction crew toy, a truck, trailer, and bulldozer.
When I was a kid I got sometimes a cardboard clown that you put together, and when you pulled on a string his arms and legs would swing out. I guess in English these are called jumping Jacks. This got me thinking and here is the result of a figure I made from left-over plywood; total height about 12-1/2 inches.
Here is a classic climbing bear toy has been around for generations. It is quick and easy to make…and a joy for the kids to play with.
Through the generations, puzzles have always been popular with children, being one of the few toys the kids can take apart without fear of breaking them. The three puzzles presented here, have two added attractions: First, they are easy to build and second, they are thick enough to stand up on their own, once your child has pieced them together.
This is a simple paddle boat toy project when pre-cut pieces are used. Scrap pine can be used for all parts.