Gather your Materials
-picture of animal
- 1x8” piece of plywood
-4 axels -wood glue
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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