Wooden Toy Walkie Talkies

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Intro: Wooden Toy Walkie Talkies

Hi everyone!

In this simple Instructables I'll show you guys how you can make these simple but cute wooden toy Walkie Talkies! They are really fun to play with for the younger kids!

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Step 1: Step 1: Milling the Lumber

For the walkie talkies you'll need two pieces of these dimensions:

- Thickness: 23mm

- Width: 54mm

- Length: 11cm

After you've cut the Walkie Talkie blanks it's time for sanding.

Step 2: Step 2: Shaping of the Walkie Talkies

Round off the edges on the router.

After that you can drill the speakerholes. I made a mold because I was making more than one set. I made 16 holes with a 3mm bit.

Next drill a 6mm hole for the 6mm dowel as an antenna. The antenna is 6mm long. Glue it into the hole with woodglue.

For the knobs I used 15mm dowels and cut of a little knob. You'll need 3 knobs for one walkie talkie. Glue them on with woodglue.

Step 3: Step 3: Finishing

To finish the Walkie Talkies apply 3 coats of Mineral Oil and you're ready!

Thanks!

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