Here is a large farm type coaster wagon that will provide the children with a great deal of fun. The wagon was made from hard wood such as maple or birch.
The real secret to a long-spinning top is symmetry — if it is not balanced, it will not spin for long! Never mind all of the geometric formulas — if you drill the hole for the spindle in the EXACT center of the top body, it will spin for a long, long time.
These simple toys give many children their first taste of how to be creative, while keeping them occupied for hours on end. This simple Interlocking Log project can be built with scrap wood that might otherwise go to waste.
Cut list and step by step instructions on building your own derby car toy.
From a piece of hardwood 1-3/4 inch stock, 5 x 6 inches, and a piece of 3/8 inch by 4-1/8 inch long dowel, you can make this streamlined roller in a short time. By laying out squares on the line drawing below, you can increase the size of the toy as big as you like.
You can readily see how well the monkey rides that tricycle. The leg joints are all pivoted in the monkey.
For you wood crafters out there, with just a small piece of wood, you can make this whistle.
The realistic toy plane shown in the photos at this resource was copied from the U. S. Navy Corsair.
This type of toy car with camper in tow is well liked among the youngsters because of the disassembly feature.
A band saw, lathe, and drill press are required to make this amusing little toy car.