Instructions and plans for heirloom toys that delight children and teach essential skills The difference between a good toy and a great one is its ability to entertain -- and instruct -- a child at the same time.
Now 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…
…shares design elements with the mobile crane and excavator (43973 and 45098, sold separately), and is a great complement to those toys as well. For added safety, the plan includes a bonus article on tips for safer routing. The techniques will come in handy when machining the small parts on this project…
Junior operating engineers will enjoy doing the heavy lifting with this fully operational construction toy. The hand-operated hoists raise and lower the boom and bucket, and the tower assembly pivots smoothly on a ball-bearing lazy Susan to easily pick up and place loads. The wide-track chassis features…
Over 20 innovative projects will keep you amused in the shop and the kids happy in the playroom.
…book of easy-to-make wooden action toys. Have fun building toys like a Warp-Speed Penny Shooter, a Tissue-Launching Crossbow or a Poparazzi Gumball Machine. This guide includes patterns, step-by-step instructions and engineering advice on how to make 28 different toys. Also included are a supply list and…
Our Cricket Xylophone Plan shows you how to make a cricket that can really chirp out a tune. As it rolls, its legs bound up and down and its antennae double as hammers. Makes a great gift for kids, or they can help you out with the project. Full-scale patterns make the scroll saw work a breeze - just…
Follow the step-by-step instructions and diagrams in the Box Builder's Handbook by AJ Hamler to build the box of your choice, or build them all and learn a new skill with each new project. A colorful book with 176 pages.
Step-by-step instructions and plans for building 12 trucks.
Guided by an experienced woodworker and hundreds of photos, enjoy a full course that covers everything: sourcing and seasoning different woods; choosing and using tools and equipment, and mastering basic techniques (mapping out the design, making dovetails, assembling the internal pieces), and more.
Finished dimensions measure 19-3/4" deep x 37-3/4" wide x 18-3/4" high. Plan includes exploded view, instructions, material list and dimensions.
…wooden toy train tracks, similar to the expensive store-bought track.Double groove bit cuts both track grooves in a single pass.Use single groove bit for curved track sections.1/2" shanks.White Birch, Maple or European Beech stock recommended.Click here for your FREE Downloadable Train Track Plan
A fun project for woodworkers and musicians of all ages! The kit includes 25 bars enough for two complete chromatic octaves plus instructions for building aclassic wooden base. Makes a great gift. Wood and hardware sold separately.
Featuring 400 outstanding works that range from traditional to wildly contemporary, this superb gallery celebrates the art of the wooden box.
If the cover of this book made you look closer to see if that bow was reallywood, you're not the first. Author Carole Rothman reveals the answer to thatand more in this whimsical tribute to the creative potential of the scroll saw.She'll walk you through the creation of 28 unique boxes, including…
…attach the hose to your steam box, two hinges, a latch/clasp, and an assembly plan that gives you step-by-step instructions on how to build a steam box. Get your Rockler Steam Bending Kit now to build unique chairs, toys, oval Shaker boxes, instruments, specialized molding, doors, handrails, and more…
Hone your woodworking skills one box at a time! Includes step-by-step instructions to build 21 delightful boxes. With full-color photos, hardware and supply lists, and exploded diagrams.
…it all impresses with interesting patterns throughout. Similar to standard cherry, curly cherry is a popular choice for cabinetry, but its uses also extend into specialty high-end projects like musical instruments, boat or car interiors, decorative turnery, toys, and carving. NOTE: The lumber on this…
…maker Gary MacKay will introduce you to his simple techniques for making 30 elegant and functional boxes. With full-color photos, easy-to-follow patterns, tool and material lists, and detailed instructions.
Put this toy and a pile of marbles or Legos in front of a child and watch them while away the time scooping and moving them around. The excavator shares design elements with the mobile crane and bulldozer (43973 and 49848, sold separately), and the toys complement each other well. Materials not included…
Two great books - one great price, for a limited time! This pair of books is filled with all the tips, tricks, secrets and other information you need to build the fastest, coolest pinewood derby car.
With this one CD, you get over 200 project plans! (Yes, you read that correctly.) It's a compilation of everything, from projects, to techniques and tips, to wood science, from over nine years' worth of Today's Woodworker magazine (published 1989-1998). Everything, from every issue of the magazine, is…
By presenting projects with step-by-step instructions and detailed photos, this book delivers all of the advice you need to build durable, functional boxes with precision. Projects you'll discover include a shaker lap box, fumed oak humidor, glass-tipped display case and jewelry box with dovetailed…
Easy to follow step by step instructions for more than 15 useful and attractive boxes.
With a dozen featured projects and ideas for dozens more, this book is sure to get you in the right "frame" of mind for housing your family's most treasured memories and artwork. Step-by-step instructions, and vivid, full-color photographs bring the woodwork to life and ensure the success of your…