Wedding And Christmas Gifts…….Extra Special Thoughts From You

Mr and Mrs

Our Selection Of Wedding And Christmas Gifts The wedding gifts I have selected are mainly made from my favourite material…. wood. Towards the end of this post I review the ways you can personalise products using a variety of techniques.   Charcuterie Boards Select from five styles and gift sets, finished in different colours. Personalised with a choice of ten options. Made in Florida and dispatched to the UK. Large Name Signs Made from Baltic plywood and painted with high quality metallic paints. Full range of lettering to enhance your venue. Made in Canada and despatched to UK    …

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Scooter For A Small Child

Girl on scooter

Scooters have come a long way since I was a kid. Nowadays they are shiny chrome with an electric motor. When I was growing up they were  made of wood and you had to provide the foot power. This is the style of scooter I’m going to describe today……a retro scooter for a small child.

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Swing That Makes You Fly

Biplane

  A swing, featuring a biplane, will bring a smile to any child’s face. This post provides a cutting list and step by step instructions to make a swing which you won’t see anywhere else.

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Toy Automata to Whirligigs….The 9 Best Books

Woodworking caterpillar Automata

Automata have fascinated generations from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. This short video by Stuart King called ‘Catch Me If You Can‘ illustrates the humour, design and craftsmanship that is required to make an automaton.       Quality Wellness Products at Affordable Prices   Also An Outstanding Business Opportunity  at Many books have been written about creating automated toys in wood…..here are ten of the best. 1. Making Moving Toys and Automata Lots of different construction methods are explained including oscillating shafts, links and linkages. levers and fulcrums, balance and movement, springs. shafts and cams, momentum and…

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Wooden Toys….Top 9 Books On How To Make Them



 

Toy Collage

 

Wooden toys, made yourself, show your love for a child more than anything else.

There are many reasons why wooden toys are better. They’re long-lasting and more durable.

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