Christmas Crane

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Project by Rob posted 12-25-2008 04:01 AM 2646 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for my 3 year old son who loves the Thomas the Train items. If you know Thomas you may know Cranky the Crane; I based this crane off of that one. The arm swivels 360 degrees and the magnet raises and lowers with the crank. It’s made from various scraps. One day my boy came into the shop and saw a drawing I’d made while planning the gift. He took one look and said, “Oh Cranky; Dad you have to make it!” I told him if he was lucky then maybe for xmas. He got to open it as his early gift tonight and he’s been quite busy with it since. Oh, and if you are still reading this Merry Christmas to you!

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#1 posted 12-25-2008 04:38 AM

Bet the expression on his face was priceless!

Great Toy!!

Merry Christmas to you and your family.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-25-2008 05:24 AM

that is great rob…..

good job…hours of fun !

-- 'Original Rudge' Muskoka, Cdn

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#3 posted 12-25-2008 12:15 PM

hours of fun here!!! I love interactive toys. Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#4 posted 12-27-2008 09:36 PM

A simple act which will bring great joy and lasting memories. Nice work.

-- Marge, Colorado

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