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Make your own logs, roof boards and other pieces needed to create this wilderness cabin schoolhouse. The logs are made by ripping 3/4 x 3/4 inch strips of pine and then routing all edges. The trick is in knowing the lengths of each piece and where to cut the notches. All these questions are answered in the full size drawings included in the plan. Kids will have a great time stacking all the parts to assemble their very own old fashioned schoolhouse.
This set of five over-the-road trucks is just right for any child who has dreamed of movin on down the road aboard a diesel-powered 18 wheeler of his or her very own. Add to that a wrecker for vehicle...
This plan includes the table, the straight and curved tracks and a five-car train. The table features two big drawers for storage. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
Little children love this device. Place the eagle beak on your fingertip and it balances. It can be tipped and turned without falling. The plan includeds a wood Eiffel tower for display. Grids are provided on the drawing to mimic the Eiffel Tower if you chose to decorate the tower in that way, you you can paint it with color as shown in the photo.
Old World Castle woodworking plans - Packed with details including men & horses. A classic design in wood. The detail captures the days of Camelot and Knights of the Roundtable. It includes towers with...
Bell Tower Marble Machine woodworking plans - A popular wood project packed with action. On the heels of our previous Marble Tower is a tower based on the bell towers of Italy. A unique wood crank ...
The plan says: This machine gun is No. 1 on the list of every real boy. Can be made from dowels and short scraps of lumber.
This plan shows the secrets to making the logs, roof and all other parts. Kids will love to stack all the parts to build this log house. All pieces can be cut using 3/4 inch thick pine lumber. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 12 inches high x 18 inches long x 14 inches wide.
Chickens Feed is a popular item made mostly in Czechoslovakia but this may be the only plan. Fine wood pieces are cut and fit to produce five feeding hens and little chicks. A weight below the paddle swirls around as the chicken's heads bob up and down to feed. Fun clicking sounds accompany the action. Finished dimensions are for the paddle part of the project.
The plan says: The enclosed pattern provides a simple method for making the Circus Group. Full size painting guides printed on the pattern insure your finished article looking like the one illustrated.
The mystery box illusion is one of the easiest magic tricks to perform yet one of the most baffling of all magic illusions. Because it is mechanical (it works by itself - no sleight of hand required) it is perfect for first time magicians or anyone just getting into magic. You begin by tilting the box toward the audience and opening the lid so everyone can see the box is empty. ...
Three mirrors multiply a stream of stars, moons, and planets into an every-changing visual delight. Start by gathering a few scraps of contrasting figured woods. Follow with simple construction, and you will have an heirloom toy for kids of all ages. We have included with the plan, the sources for hard to find parts, as well as plans for an optional display stand.
With a chalkboard on one side and cleats to secure paper in the other, this fun-filled project helps bring out the creativity in any child. And do not worry about storing large sheets of paper.
Give kids an assortment of wooden blocks and watch them create fantasy structures for a king. Plan includes full-size patterns as well as detailed instructions on safely coloring the pieces.
Circus Train woodworking plans - Delightful cars with animals. A top selling plans package. A whimsical design inspired by the Barnum and Bailey/Ringling Bros. traveling circuses at the turn of the ...
Make your own furniture perfectly sized for 18 inch tall dolls. Simple construction from 3/4 inch pine. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 16 inches high x 9 inches wide x 8 inches deep.
Learning numbers, colors and shapes is fun with this box of puzzle blocks. Animal shapes fit into their matching blocks and then can be arranged inside the storage box. Easy to make from 3/4 inch pine and 1/4 inch plywood. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE.
Sandbox construction crews will find plenty of on-site jobs for this heavy-duty equipment replica. With its workable boom and bucket assembly, this model works just like the real McCoy. Your little fo...
This crossbow is designed to look like the medieval weapon used centuries ago, but ours shoots rubber bands! Plan also includes the castle target with 3 knights. Practice your aim by knocking down the knights.
This project is an exhibit of revolving colors! Endless varieties of spinning wooden discs and wheeled vehicles can be constructed to make their way down parallel ramps in mesmerizing fashion. As they drop from the last ramp, inertia propels them across the floor. Design is inspired by bright European colors to enhance the project.
Cavalry Fort woodworking plans - The old west, with wagons, horses and men. The Wild West in wood. Its like the forts in the great John Wayne westerns. The headquarters and barracks buildings have ...
A simple wood project for ramps. Two round, oval or teardrop shaped pieces of wood are notched to fit together. They form two offset discs that roll and wobble down ramps. Other varieties can be made from this same theme.
In this magic illusion, you will produce dozens of silk scarves seemingly from an empty box! Begin your performance by opening the front door of the box so the audience can see that the box is completely empty. Now close the front door and open the top door. Proceed to pull out up to two dozen silk scarves, each tied end to end. You will amaze your audience.
In this magic illusion, the magician holds two square columns up so the audience can see through one end and out the other. A wand, or a hand wave, can be shown to go through the columns to further prove that each is empty. He then holds a solid piece of plastic up for the audience to see. He taps a wood cube against the plastic to show both are solid. He places the plastic between the columns and explains to the audience that he will drop a solid cube down the top column and it will go right through the solid plastic plate and out the bottom of the lower column. He then drops the solid cube and it indeed falls through and out the bottom - seeming to penetrate the solid plastic plate.
This plan is for an upright panel for a clown, boy and girl characters. They slide and clatter down the pegged surface to the bottom. Other custom characters could be made by attaching trimmed family photos to fit the patterns for more family fun. The specially designed rear support locks at the proper tipped angle for operation. Two base options are included, clown shoes or a standard base. Design is inspired by bright European colors to enhance the project.
Kids will love tugging on this 3-foot long dragon, thanks to his flexible center core of canvas. That pliability gives Mr. Wiggles a mind of his own as his head and tail swing to and fro in random fashion.
This marble feeding birds scroll saw project is another crowd pleaser. Marbles dropped in the top of the owl that then cause its wings to flutter in excitement as marbles exit out his side to feed and tip colorful birds one after another on its way to the bottom where a snail awaits their arrival. Project makes use of 5/8 inch diameter glass marbles. Design is inspired by bright European colors to enhance the project.
A great race car project that is sure to impress any automotive enthusiast! Full size plans.
This is one of the most universal of moving wood devices. A large number of versions have been made, but this may be the only plan for building one. Three different figures are shown as examples. A hand crank is turned on the end as wood cams lift and turn one or more platters on top. The design possibilities are limitless. Make just one turning platter. Or, as an example, three platters with three ballerinas on the center platter and two single dancers at both ends. This plan also includes patterns for a dog, cat and mouse and carousel horses. Easy to make. Finished dimensions shown are for the box only.
Make your own furniture perfectly sized for 18 inch tall dolls. Simple construction from 3/4 inch pine. All patterns drawn FULL SIZE. Measures 16 inches high x 8 inches wide x 8 inches deep.
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