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Animated Animal Toys in Wood

Animated Animal Toys in WoodFun to build, fun to give, and fun to play with, these projects will provide hours of pleasure for woodworkers and children alike.

Projects include: chomping crocodile, waddling duck, jumping frog, timid turtle, howling wolf, or terrifying T-Rex.

▸ by David Wakefield
▸ 196 pages, paperback

Making Heirloom Toys

Making Heirloom ToysOver 20 innovative projects will keep you amused in the shop and the kids happy in the playroom. Each design includes parts list, full page photo, detailed drawings, patterns, construction photos, and instructions.

Projects include: grasshopper, tug boat, dump truck, crane truck and trailer, jeep, sports car, walk the ball, helicopter, police helicopter, jet, biplane, freight and passenger trains, cable car, trolley car, woodchuck clock, math balance beam, fire truck, vintage truck, ferry boat and four ferry vehicles and u-fly-it plane.

▸ by Jim Makowicki
▸ 151 pages, soft cover

Making Toys That Teach

Making Toys That TeachCombines his skills as an educator and woodworker to show you which toys are most effective for early childhood education and gives you all the information you need to build the toys yourself.

There are nine fun projects -- from Pattern Blocks and Dominoes to a Puzzle Train -- that will get little ones learning without them even realizing it. Kids will learn basic motor skills, color matching, organizing by size and shape and problem solving. Step-by-step instructions and detailed photos make it easy for you build the toys.

▸ by Les Neufield
▸ 144 pages, soft cover

Great Book of Wooden Toys

Great Book of Wooden ToysNow you can build wooden toys in the classic style of Norm Marshall! 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.

▸ by Norm Marshall
▸ 211 pages, paperback

Tremendous Toy Trucks

Tremendous Toy TrucksStep-by-step instructions and plans for building 12 trucks. Simple, functional ... and just plain fun. That describes the 12 projects in this collection of classic wooden toys.

The projects featured here include dump trucks, a tow truck, a flatbed, a semi, a cement truck, logging trucks ... and more beautiful heirlooms. There's a project for every woodworker - and hours of imaginative play for the lucky kids who will get the trucks once they are made. Designs are varied and durable enough for kids who play hard Includes more than 300 photos and illustrations Projects have working parts - from winches to rolling wheels.

▸ by Les Neufield
▸ 176 pages, soft cover


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