Toys for toddlers

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Project by Jim Finn posted 06-24-2016 12:51 PM 1372 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All these have movable arms and legs. Most about seven inches tall, Marvin the Martian is made of poplar and walnut. Others are made of poplar or pine. Our club makes thousands of toys every year so I plan to mass produce these four in addition to others I contribute. We give them to local children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald house and The Salvation Army. Total of over five thousand a year, for many years now. We get the poplar from a local lumber yard. They give us their poplar skids that are shipped to them under plywood.

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#1 posted 06-24-2016 02:00 PM

These are very cool Jim ,it’s great of you to contribute to such worthy causes.


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#2 posted 06-24-2016 04:53 PM

That’s awesome. You guys make a lot of kids happy.

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#3 posted 06-24-2016 06:05 PM

Real nice kids’ toys, Jim


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#4 posted 06-24-2016 07:23 PM

A nice set of toys and very good causes too!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 06-24-2016 10:54 PM

Nicely done.
I’ve always loved Marvin the Martian!!!

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#6 posted 06-25-2016 04:52 AM

Nice work, great cause.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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