Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - toy http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:39:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden laptop for children http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-laptop-for-children/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 13:29:54 PDT
Pencil Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Spin-Top/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a piece of sycamore turned to a top shape. You then insert a pencil and spin it up. I used 1/4 copper collars to give the pencil a tight grip. It draws cool circles and shortening or lengthening the pencil will give it different paths as it alters the center of gravity.
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:52:47 PDT
Toy Wooden Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Wooden-Helicopter/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:23:45 PDT
A Motor Bike - What a Rocking Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Motor-Bike-What-a-Rocking-Ride/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:39:48 PDT
Hobby Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-Horse/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 05:02:12 PST
Cowgirl Yoyo http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowgirl-Yoyo/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:30:59 PST
Boomerang http://www.instructables.com/id/Boomerang-2/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:58:02 PST
Miniature Gun Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Gun-Model/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 18:44:09 PST
Munchkin Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Munchkin-Chest/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:55:26 PST
Easy Toy Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Toy-Sword/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 20:57:07 PST
Mechanical Wood Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Wood-Toy-Car/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:57:19 PST
Tippie Top: This might be the most fun thing I've ever made http://www.instructables.com/id/Tippie-Top-This-might-be-the-most-fun-thing-Ive-ev/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This was turned on my lathe from a small piece of claro walnut I had in the shop. It was originally from a bag of firewood I bought.   I turned it in about 15 minutes, but it took anther 30 minutes to get the shape right for it to flip over on it's head.
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 11:06:50 PDT
A Desktop Bag Toss: Build it with Few Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Desktop-Bag-Toss-Build-it-with-Few-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MOJB/HLZRXPTY/FGNMOJBHLZRXPTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MOJB/HLZRXPTY/FGNMOJBHLZRXPTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MOJB/HLZRXPTY/FGNMOJBHLZRXPTY.SMALL.jpg Adeldor Known by a variety of names - baggo, cornhole, corn toss, etc. - the game's platform dimensions are normally 2 feet by 4 feet. At 11 inches by 7½ inches, this miniature indoor version is designed to sit on a desktop or table. It's well sized for a typical office cube. Videos giving a blow-by-blow a...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:25:51 PDT
Wooden elephant http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-elephant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/5Q7V/HJKBWWOD/FEE5Q7VHJKBWWOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/5Q7V/HJKBWWOD/FEE5Q7VHJKBWWOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/5Q7V/HJKBWWOD/FEE5Q7VHJKBWWOD.SMALL.jpg l33thaxor To make it you need Any kind of wood 10cm in lenght,7-8 height and 3 cm in width. A handsaw. Sandpaper. Time. And you could make that.
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:51:05 PDT
Simple wood airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-wood-airplaine/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 11:21:48 PDT
Marbles & Wood Tic-Tac-Toe Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Marbles-Wood-Tic-Tac-Toe-Set/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 13:03:52 PDT
Classic Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Toy-Car/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:19:46 PST
Toy / Play Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Play-Kitchen/
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:07:48 PDT
How I made an etched jigsaw puzzle with a frame- I made it at Techshop Detroit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-an-etched-jigsaw-puzzle-with-a-frame-I/
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:03:16 PDT
(Monterey) bayblade ("beyblade") http://www.instructables.com/id/Monterey-bayblade-beyblade/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 22:44:20 PST
Toy Wood Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Wood-Blocks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ZHPK/GY18WFOR/FMKZHPKGY18WFOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ZHPK/GY18WFOR/FMKZHPKGY18WFOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/ZHPK/GY18WFOR/FMKZHPKGY18WFOR.SMALL.jpg williewolf Project Overview: I always loved playing with wood building blocks when I was a kid. I thought I would make a set for a friend's 4 year old daughter. This project requires basic woodworking skills and access to woodworking machines. Woodworking machines have sharp cutting edges and are NOT forgivi...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 22:07:59 PST
Peg People: A Fun Toy for Most Ages http://www.instructables.com/id/Peg-People-A-Fun-Toy-for-Most-Ages/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2012 10:55:45 PST
Breakfast Board - An Unconventional Start to the Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Breakfast-Board-An-Unconventional-Start-to-the-D/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 07:40:01 PST
HomeMade Autometer http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Autometer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/M9HW/GWF60V1M/FUPM9HWGWF60V1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/M9HW/GWF60V1M/FUPM9HWGWF60V1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/M9HW/GWF60V1M/FUPM9HWGWF60V1M.SMALL.jpg skiffe This is a homemade autometer that i finished 2 day
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 11:21:37 PST
A Traditional Rocking Horse. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Traditional-Rocking-Horse/
A Traditional Rocking Horse. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/HHYH/GW88U54W/FM7HHYHGW88U54W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/HHYH/GW88U54W/FM7HHYHGW88U54W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/HHYH/GW88U54W/FM7HHYHGW88U54W.SMALL.jpg rickharris I have always wanted to have a traditional wooden rocking horse BUT have been put off by the cost, anything from £2000 up to £8000  !!!  Way out of my budget range. I thought about carving one but worked out the wood alone would cost £100's - again too much. So I hatched a scheme to make one a LOT...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 06:54:12 PST
Easy Cheap multi fire Elasticband gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-multi-fire-Elasticband-gun/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/file/PDF.gif http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/file/PDF.gif PaulReynolds This elasto gun is the simplest design possible cheap and loads of fun. Print off the PDF cut out the shapes in 3mm ply Glue together. Add trigger Drill hole Put screw through hole Cut groves on back and handle Attach elastic as shown Lock and load
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 19:54:42 PST
Wooden Rubberband Plunge Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rubberband-Plunger-Cannon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/Z225/GTIEWU9Z/FMHZ225GTIEWU9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/Z225/GTIEWU9Z/FMHZ225GTIEWU9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/Z225/GTIEWU9Z/FMHZ225GTIEWU9Z.SMALL.jpg cronin135 Build a Wooden Rubberband Plunger Cannon. Designed to shoot 1/2-inch wooden balls, which are available from many craft stores. My kids will sometime shoot other objects, such as beans. NEVER FIRE THE CANNON AT ANYONE. I've measure some trajectories up to 60-feet.
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 13:14:07 PDT
Child's Airplane for Fisher-Price People http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Airplane-for-Fisher-Price-People/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 05:29:54 PDT
How to Make a Spiral Pencil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Spiral-Pencil/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2011 21:31:03 PDT
'Thomas the Tank Engine' Style Train Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-the-Tank-Engine-Style-Train-Cars/
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 13:00:36 PST
Torneando un trompo (turning a top) http://www.instructables.com/id/Torneando-un-trompo-lathing-a-top/
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 18:27:39 PDT
Suction-Cup Spear Gun Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Suction-Cup-Spear-Gun-Toy/
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 07:34:09 PDT
Wooden Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Airplane/
Wooden Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/482M/G68HDJB8/FAI482MG68HDJB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/482M/G68HDJB8/FAI482MG68HDJB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/482M/G68HDJB8/FAI482MG68HDJB8.SMALL.jpg mrdebos This is the first in a small series on making wooden toys from leftover pieces of wood or MDF. In this instructable I will show how you can build a simple toy airplane, with spinning propellor! Materials & tools NOTE: I'm not giving any specific measurements, because everybody has his own taste...
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Fri, 5 Mar 2010 10:43:59 PST
WOODEN PLAY IN BARBIE VAN http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-PLAY-IN-BARBIE-VAN/
WOODEN PLAY IN BARBIE VAN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/473W/G2HDZZFO/FCL473WG2HDZZFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/473W/G2HDZZFO/FCL473WG2HDZZFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/473W/G2HDZZFO/FCL473WG2HDZZFO.SMALL.jpg THE GOOSE HOW TO BUILD A WOOD VAN FOR KIDS TO PLAY IN. This is alot like my star wars space ship. the main thing you need when building a play in tuy for your kids is a imagination and some tools. this could also be a scooby van, sponge bob van, barbie van, or whatever your kids like.kids dont care if it perf...
By: THE GOOSE

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Mon, 30 Nov 2009 20:45:50 PST
Wooden Ratchet Noise Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Ratchet-Noise-Maker/
Wooden Ratchet Noise Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/6TW4/FUF3AOYI/FJ56TW4FUF3AOYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/6TW4/FUF3AOYI/FJ56TW4FUF3AOYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/6TW4/FUF3AOYI/FJ56TW4FUF3AOYI.SMALL.jpg Eric Hart Here is a wooden ratchet noisemaker I made, also known as a "gragger" when used during the Jewish holiday of Purim. For mine, I used a few scrap pieces of 3/4 inch thick oak, a 1/2 inch wood dowel (less than 6 inches worth), a piece of 1 1/4 inch dowel for the handle (about 5 inches long), and some ...
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Thu, 7 May 2009 21:14:37 PDT
How-To: Make A Wood Jigsaw Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wood-Jigsaw-Puzzle/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2009 15:38:37 PST
Indoor Wooden Castle http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Wooden-Castle/
Indoor Wooden Castle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/8Y0K/FF8XAM9M/F5C8Y0KFF8XAM9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/8Y0K/FF8XAM9M/F5C8Y0KFF8XAM9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/8Y0K/FF8XAM9M/F5C8Y0KFF8XAM9M.SMALL.jpg Stryker Today for the world's biggest show and tell I have an indoor wooden castle. It's an 11 foot wide, 4 foot deep, 9 foot tall castle I built for my boys in our living room. Don't ask me how I got my wife to ok this, I'm not even sure.I made it out of plywood, 2x4's, MDF, screws and paint for just a ...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 13:49:54 PST
STAR WARS WOODEN SPACE SHIP http://www.instructables.com/id/STAR-WARS-WOODEN-SPACE-SHIP/
STAR WARS WOODEN SPACE SHIP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/G8RB/FD80BVC6/F6MG8RBFD80BVC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/G8RB/FD80BVC6/F6MG8RBFD80BVC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/G8RB/FD80BVC6/F6MG8RBFD80BVC6.SMALL.jpg THE GOOSE This is a big project, it took me 4 days to complete, but I can't use my left arm to well cause of a surgery I had. so if your handy you could build it faster. it cost me less then $100.00 but I had some of the stuff lying around (plexaglass, vinal, lights gauges, switches, most of the paint and sta...
By: THE GOOSE

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Sun, 2 Mar 2008 17:45:18 PST