How to Make a Toy Leopard




Introduction: How to Make a Toy Leopard

Gather your Materials

-picture of animal


- 1x8” piece of plywood

-2x6 blank

-4 wheels

-4 axels -wood glue

-band saw

-palm sander


Step 1: Step 2

Find a picture of an animal going long ways so you can cut it out.

Step 2: Step 3

Print your image and cartoonize it to make it look like a child’s toy

Step 3: Step 4

Create a template – on a piece of 1/8” plywood or much sturdier template that won’t rip

Step 4: Step 5

Trace your cutout on to a 2x6 blank to cutout on the band saw

Step 5: Step 6

Cut it out with the band saw and router all the edges with a ¼ round over bit

Step 6: Step 7

Sand away all the tool marks and burns with a hand sander or palm sander

Step 7: Step 8

Paint on the design you want, make sure to go over it with pencil first.

Step 8: Step 9

Glue in the axels and the wheels for you finished toy



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