A Homemade Life
Welcome to Homemade Life.

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member or join our community if not ....

Chilli-head
Who is online?
In total there is 1 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 1 Guest

None

Most users ever online was 62 on 10th April 2015, 8:24 am
Latest topics
» Two minute beach clean
by FloBear Yesterday at 10:10 am

» Irish Wheaten Bread
by Ploshkin 13th December 2017, 1:42 pm

» What arts and craft things have you been making lately?
by Dandelion 11th December 2017, 5:31 pm

» What have I done in the workshop today?
by Ploshkin 9th December 2017, 6:23 pm

» What are you harvesting today?
by Ploshkin 9th December 2017, 1:52 pm

» Best before ...
by FloBear 8th December 2017, 2:28 pm

» Armchair gardening in December
by freebird 4th December 2017, 11:11 pm

» Autumn sowing in the November Garden
by Ploshkin 3rd December 2017, 3:46 pm

» Seed Banks and reliable suppliers
by Chilli-head 19th November 2017, 9:05 pm

» No-dig gardening & weed control
by freebird 17th November 2017, 5:10 pm

» Homemade onion sets
by freebird 17th November 2017, 7:50 am

» New arrivals
by FloBear 5th November 2017, 4:26 pm

» Wrapping up in the October garden
by freebird 30th October 2017, 12:41 pm

» Excellent publication
by Dandelion 18th October 2017, 5:07 pm

» Masaledar Sem (spicy green beans)
by freebird 15th October 2017, 8:08 pm

» Autumn planting vegetables
by freebird 7th October 2017, 12:58 pm

» Greek village bread
by Chilli-head 5th October 2017, 1:57 pm

» Passata machine
by Ploshkin 4th October 2017, 12:21 pm

» Bad press for woodburners
by freebird 29th September 2017, 7:20 pm

» Reflections on the seaon 2017
by freebird 28th September 2017, 9:35 pm

Statistics
We have 631 registered users
The newest registered user is dreamcb77

Our users have posted a total of 44944 messages in 2335 subjects
HML on FaceBook
RSS feeds



Donate to our Charity
The Homemade life supports Kiva - microloans for people in developing countries working to change their lives.  These loans are repaid to our KIVA account, so your donation is used many times to help different people - literally the gift that keeps on giving..

Wooden toys

View previous topic View next topic Go down

default Wooden toys

Post by Chilli-head on 3rd October 2011, 10:26 am

Anyone make wooden toys ? I was looking at the four rounds of oak which were waste from drilling 2" holes with a holesaw, and thinking that they were just asking to be made into wheels ... so, I thought I'd see what I could create.

So here it is, an 0-4-0 Saddle tank locomotive in oak and iroko:


A fun way to use up little bits of scrap wood too small for anything else.
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2395
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 3rd October 2011, 10:53 am

that's a lovely piece of work, CH. And just the right degree of chunkiness for small hands.

................................................................................................................................
www.killandcure.net/blog/
avatar
Wilhelm Von Rhomboid

Posts : 2942
Join date : 2009-11-08
Location : Schloss Rhomboid, Carpathia.

http://www.killandcure.net/blog/

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by CraftyBirdUK on 3rd October 2011, 2:10 pm

That looks lovely, thanks for sharing Smile
avatar
CraftyBirdUK

Posts : 21
Join date : 2011-09-29
Location : Norfolk UK

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Crafty-Bird/166754780056152

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by MrsC on 3rd October 2011, 5:21 pm

That is seriously nice!

Mrs C

................................................................................................................................
My blog, Being Mrs C: http://www.beingmrsc.com
Mr C and my other project, UK Nature Blog: http://www.uknatureblog.com
avatar
MrsC
Homemade Moderator

Posts : 1876
Join date : 2009-11-10
Location : St Albans

http://www.beingmrsc.com

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by Jaded Green on 3rd October 2011, 6:26 pm

Really lovely
avatar
Jaded Green
Homemade Moderator

Posts : 2275
Join date : 2009-11-09
Location : London

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by mr_sfstk8d on 10th October 2011, 2:10 pm

Love the attention to detail like the face of the boiler tank and the dovetails in the cabin roof. Fine work, thanks for sharing.
avatar
mr_sfstk8d

Posts : 584
Join date : 2010-12-01
Age : 40
Location : Peoria, IL, US

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by Chilli-head on 10th October 2011, 4:41 pm

Thanks guys. And I'm glad you noticed the dovetails - I was quite proud of them; never done them on something curved before, but I couldn't think of another way of making the cab roof secure enough.

C-H Jnr is too old for it (though he looked interested in what I was up to), so it will be a gift for my friend's little boy.
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2395
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Wooden toys

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum