How to Cut Wooden Wheels with a Drill Press and Hole Saw
In this video I go over making wooden wheels with a drill press. These wheels are the kind I use for the toys in the How to Make Wooden Farm Toys Book. And for the toys on the downloadable plans page. First I use a forstner bit to make an inset for the center then I cut out the wheel with a hole saw and finally finish the wheel and assemble it onto a toy.
Build of Lego Creator Snowman 30197
Below is the video of our build and review of the Lego Creator Snowman 30197 Polybag. http://youtu.be/fwLFsqj4_qA This Lego poly bag was purchased at Barnes and Noble for $4.95 and is also available at Amazon by clicking here. MUSIC Deck the Halls (Instrumental)- Jingle Punks Proctor- Topher Mohr and Alex Elena SOFTWARE Video effects/editing- Blender Photo editing- Gimp Audio- Audacity
How to Make a Doll Sleeping Bag
My daughter's dolly needed a warm place to sleep, so we went to our scrap fabric drawer and pulled out a scrap of fleece with a fun pattern larger enough to fit the doll. We placed Anna (the doll's name) on the fabric and sized it to her. [caption id="attachment_333" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="fold the fabric over the doll"][/caption] You can see below that we folded the fabric to create a bag on the bottom for the doll to sleep in and into a space for a pillow on the top. [caption id="attachment_332" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="make sure the doll fits on the fabric"][/caption] Now make ...
Toy Saw Pattern and Instructions
Even a kids toolbox is not complete without a good saw. For filling out that toddler toolbox you can download our pattern and cut one on yourself. This toy saw can be made from a scrap of 1/4" plywood or any other 1/4" thick material you choose. It consists of three pieces easily cut on a scroll saw. Click here or on the picture below to downoad a free pdf of the pattern with instructions and then you can follow along with the pictures below to see how I made mine. [caption id="attachment_305" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Pattern For Toy Saw"][/caption] You can see in ...
Doll High Chair Plans are Released
For Christmas this year I am building my daughter a high chair for her dolls. I just finished the design and am putting the plans I created out right away. The plans are free to download click here to download a pdf of the doll high chair plans or click on the picture of the print below. I use a Kreg pocket hole jig similar to this one from from Amazon (link by clicking here) to attach all the butt joints together, but you could also use dowels to attach them or even pre-drill the holes and use screws. [caption id="attachment_274" ...