Picture of Single string vintage TOY CLIMBER.
This is a replica of an old toy. After some try and err I was able to remake a working climber using few tools and scrap materials.
Hope you enjoy it  ;-) .



Step 1:

Picture of
Materials :
  1. Wooden sticks or tong depressors.
  2. Toothpicks or bamboo sticks.
  3. Some felt for the pads (you'll see later on where to use them).
  4. Cotton string.
  5. Rubber band (small size).
  6. Glue.

Tools :
  • Hand drill
  • Exacto blade/knife
  • Scissor
  • PC and a Printer (optional)
rimar20002 years ago
Very interesting, thanks for sharing.
So what exactly does this do?
Hi Chris, you are too young to remember this toy !

It does what the title says.  If you pull down and stretch the line, the toy will climb up in a very life-like manner.

Kiteman2 years ago
Always love the traditional toys!