Making Wooden Toys: 12 Easy-to-Do Projects with Full-Size Templates (Dover Woodworking)

Making Wooden Toys: 12 Easy-to-Do Projects with Full-Size

Expensive electronic toys come and go, but the toys children really like the best are often the simplest. The plain handmade wooden train, doll cradle, or circus animal can provide the key that unlocks a young imagination.This book makes it easy to create toys that will win a permanent place in any child's heart. After years of working with young children, veteran woodcrafter and educator James. T. Stasio has distilled his expert knowledge into a handy, inexpensive guide to making 12 wooden toys of enduring appeal: helicopter, oil truck, biplane, destroyer, freight train, cargo ship, rocking horse and squirrel, circus animals and acrobats, doll cradle, work truck, truck bank, and fighter plane. You don't have to be a master craftsman or purchase expensive materials. If you can use a saw and a screwdriver, you can make any of these charming toys. For each project, a list of materials indicates how much wood and the kind of hardware you'll need. Exact-size templates for every part make cutting out the wood simplicity itself. And a large, easy-to-grasp exploded diagram shows precisely how to fit the parts together. The introduction also provides handy tips on selection of wood, finishing, and more. Best of all, these sturdy toys will stand up to almost any amount of rough handling. ...

  • ASIN: 0486251128
  • UPC: 800759251124

Great Big Toy Trucks: Plans and Instructions for Building 9 Giant Vehicles

Great Big Toy Trucks: Plans and Instructions for

Monster trucks can roar right into your home with Great Big Toy Trucks, a step-by-step guide to making a collection of wooden vehicles that can be played with and enjoyed – by the truck maker and the truck receiver alike!Sturdy, fun, and popular. Wooden trucks are great projects for the beginner and the experienced woodworker with the end results giving children hours of pleasure playing with the toys. With more than 400 images to view, detailed instructions for a fleet of vehicles are easily explained by author Les Neufeld, who has chosen toys that are consistently rated by toy manufacturers and retailers as top sellers.Nine working vehicles can be made, including:giant loadermining dump truckschool bustractor with wagon6-wheel dump truckfire trucksteamroller

  • ASIN: B0155G5184

Green Toys Dump Truck in Yellow and Red - BPA Free, Phthalates Free Play Toys for Gross Motor, Fine Motor Skill Development. Pretend Play

Green Toys Dump Truck in Yellow and Red

  • Color: Red/Yellow
  • Brand: Green Toys
  • ASIN: B001Q3KU9Q
  • UPC: 885417421347

Making Heirloom Toys

Making Heirloom

Professional designer and woodworker Jim Makowicki's 22-project collection reflects uncanny historical detail and technical accuracy. Each ingeniously designed toy is a potential family heirloom, as a plaything or for display. Makowicki's sophisticated toy designs are extraordinary. Some Making Heirloom Toys projects have over 50 pieces; one, a handsome ferry boat complete with vintage vehicles has over 100. There are simpler toys, too, all suited to the average woodworker's skills. Projects are meticulously researched and include scale drawings that can be copier-enlarged into full-size working plans. Readers get step-by-step details, including safety, design and finishing information. Projects are mostly transportation toys: cars, trucks, airplanes, trains, boats and more.

  • Brand: Ingram Publisher Services Inc
  • ASIN: 1561581127
  • UPC: 094115581127

Tremendous Toy Trucks: With step-by-step instructions and plans for 12 trucks

Tremendous Toy Trucks: With step-by-step instructions and plans

Simple, functional…and just plain fun: that describes the 12 projects in this collection of classic wood toys. The projects featured here include dump trucks, a tow truck, a flatbed, a semi, a cement truck, logging trucks…you name it. There's a project for every woodworker -- and hours of imaginative play for the lucky kids who will get the trucks once they're made. These designs are varied and durable enough for kids who play hard. Included are more than 300 photos and illustrations, and the projects have working parts -- from winches to rolling wheels.

  • ASIN: B002VPEA6M

The Great All-American Wooden Toy Book

The Great All-American Wooden Toy

Build any one of 50 top-quality toys with the help of exploded diagrams, photos, material lists and detailed step-by-step instructions.

  • ASIN: 0878576282

Great Book of Wooden Toys: More Than 50 Easy-To-Build Projects (American Woodworker) (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Instructions, Diagrams, Templates, and Finishing & Detailing Tips

Great Book of Wooden Toys: More Than 50

Build hours of fun for generations to come with these classic wooden toys! Projects include: Cars, trucks, & trailers Bulldozer, steamroller, & crane Planes including P-40 & F-16 Fighters Steam engines, locomotives, & pull-along trains Animal train including a lion, camel, elephant, hippo, giraffe, and bear In today's era of mass production and plastic, there may well be no other woodworking project as rewarding to build as a wooden toy. A wooden toy gets back to the basics of handmade craftsmanship, natural and safe materials, and best of all, good old-fashioned fun! Wooden toys are a joy to build, rewarding to give, and endless fun to play with—especially the ingenious designs in Great Book of Wooden Toys. Detailed and clearly illustrated, this in-depth handbook offers instruction for constructing more than 50 wooden toys designed to appeal to a child's sense of imagination and playfulness! From a powerful bulldozer to a pioneer-inspired paddleboat, Great Book of Wooden Toys includes 37 three-dimensional toys any child will love, along with 16 "pull-along" classics that are perfect for toddlers. A brief introduction covers the basic techniques like gluing, sanding, and making wheels. Each project presents a meticulous diagram, a handy materials list, detailed step-by-step i...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1565234316
  • UPC: 858924001340

Tremendous Toy Trucks

Tremendous Toy

Simple, functional-and just plain fun. That describes the 12 projects in this collection of classic wooden toys in Tremendous Toy Trucks. The projects featured here include dump trucks, a tow truck, a flatbed, a semi, a cement truck, logging trucks-and more beautiful heirlooms. There's a project for every woodworker -- and hours of imaginative play for the lucky kids who will get the trucks once they are made. Designs are varied and durable enough for kids who play hard Includes more than 300 photos and illustrations Projects have working parts -- from winches to rolling wheels.

  • Brand: Taunton Press
  • ASIN: 1561583995
  • UPC: 094115583992

Making Wood Trucks & Construction Vehicles

Making Wood Trucks & Construction

An old favorite gets a fabulous freshening up, with full-color images throughout—but the projects remain as wonderful as ever, appealing to children of all ages. Bulldozers, dump trucks, loaders, and forklifts, each with a variety of moving parts: all these toy vehicles are included for the making, with plenty of diagrams, very detailed instructions that proceed logically and clearly from part to part, and images of the final product. Try a box trailer with a semi-cab, doors, axles, wheels (with simulated tread, if you like), and mud flaps. They’re fun to craft and fun to receive.

  • ASIN: 1402727356

Plan Toys City Series Cargo Truck

Plan Toys City Series Cargo

Brightly coloured truck with detachable trailer. Different transportation vehicles perfectly compliment the PlanCity Road & Rail System.

  • Brand: PlanToys
  • ASIN: B000X4S7WG
  • UPC: 885133224567
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