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  Carving Miniature Carousel Animals with Dale Power

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Carving Miniature Carousel Animals with Dale Power

Carving Miniature Carousel Animals with Dale Power. The complex blend of comedy and threat in the mounts on early American carousels still fascinates children and adults. For those who want to create that antique animal charm, Dale Power provides direct instructions and 267 color photographs illustrating all the steps necessary to transform a simple basswood blank into an impressive carousel goat like those that might have adorned carousels built between 1860 and 1930. Dale uses a variety of hand and power tools to complete his projects. Once the carving is complete, wood burning, painting, and mounting techniques are discussed which will bring your carousel animal to life. Patterns for seven additional, uncommon carousel animals and a color gallery are provided to further inspire carvers. With a combination of straightforward instructions and full color illustrations, this book will be a valued addition to the libraries of novice and advanced carvers alike. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Illustrations: 267 color photos, 12 patterns for 8 animals Pages: 64 Binding: Soft Cover
Model : 3120 Manufacturer : Book
  Great Book of Wooden Toys by Norman Marshall

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Great Book of Wooden Toys by Norman Marshall

Great Book of Wooden Toys by Norman Marshall. More Than 50 Easy-to-Build Projects (American Woodworker). Norm Marshall was a well-known toy maker, whose classic toys were loved by children and woodworkers alike. They provided hours and hours of entertainment for countless generations, and best of all - they were easy to build. Now you can build a Norm Marshall wooden toy! With Great Book of Wooden Toys, you'll discover 37 three-dimensional projects, each complete with an exploded illustration, a materials list and detailed step-by-step instructions for a fool-proof building experience. More than 125 photographs show woodworkers how every piece goes together. A special chapter is also devoted to finishing or painting your toys for a professional look. Toys include:-Classic Model T car-Steamroller-Bulldozer-Biplane-Trains and much more. There's also 16 projects perfect for beginners - like a pull-along train and circus animals.
Model : 4314 Manufacturer : Book
  Natural Wooden Toys - 72 Easy-to-Make and Kid-Safe Designs to Inspire imaginations & Creative Play

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Natural Wooden Toys - 72 Easy-to-Make and Kid-Safe Designs to Inspire imaginations & Creative Play

Natural Wooden Toys - 72 Easy-to-Make and Kid-Safe Designs to Inspire imaginations Creative Play. Finding toys that are made from natural products and promote fun and imaginative play can be difficult to find and often carry a hefty price tag. That s why stay-at-home mom, Erin Freutchel decided to teach herself how to use a scroll saw and begin making safe, colorful, and irresistible imagination-building toys for her children.Using just a scroll saw, a palm sander, a drill, and with no prior experience, Erin shows through step-by-step instructions, how to make more than 75 charming wooden toy designs with themes like fairytale, farm, and ocean. Also included are instructions on creating natural and non-toxic colorful finishes. Sidebars throughout the book explain how to incorporate open-ended Waldorf-style elements into your child s play. These captivating wooden toys will encourage a child s creativity by helping them set a scene with a backdrop, characters, and accessories - the rest is up to them!
Model : 5343 Manufacturer : Book
  Turning Vintage Toys by Chris Reid

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Turning Vintage Toys by Chris Reid

Turning Vintage Toys by Chris ReidFeaturing 15 fabulous toys, each with clear step-by-step instructions, detailed photographs, and easy-to-follow diagrams. Beginners can try their hand at colorful yo-yos, spinning tops, quoits, and skittles, while intermediate-level turners can relish the challenge of the kaleidoscope colour top, diavolo, or the endearing walking penguins. With comprehensive advice on techniques and equipment, this inspirational book provides all of the information and guidance you will need to turn beautiful vintage toys.This book includes:-- Clear step-by-step photography-- Detailed schematic diagrams and templates-- Advice on the right tools for the job-- A range of projects to suit everyone from the beginner to the more experienced turner.
Model : 4512 Manufacturer : Book