toy trains-two of them

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Project by grizzman posted 10-27-2010 09:14 PM 2394 views 10 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are wooden toy trains that i am making now for selling , they are made with all salvaged wood’s , sassafras , antique southern heart pine, red oak, red cedar, the wood that are not salvaged that i used are bubinga and padauk, i also used walnut. the main train cars both have inlayed wood into the front and also on the sides of both train had bubinga and the other has padauk, i painted a fire box into both main engine cars for effect, there are three other train cars that go with each main engine, the last car is a caboose and has a removable top, the wheels are painted black and have a full length axle that is red oak, they are coated with polyurethane. these are so much fun for me to make and i hope to be successful in making more for others who would like one for there child or grandchild, if you would like one made, contact me via a personal message or my email address which is located on my main page, thank you for looking at my project and thank you for any comments made…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#1 posted 10-27-2010 09:20 PM

Nice work Grizz.
They have the “Grizz” touch… some little kid will get a toy that will last a lifetime and be passed on from generation to generation.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 10-27-2010 09:26 PM

Very nice Grizz.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 10-27-2010 09:29 PM

I just love these.

I really wish I could make something like this for my nephew and our grandson.

Amazing, Grizz. Amazing.

-- -- Neil

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#4 posted 10-27-2010 09:48 PM

witch line are you taking over and make your business on NY—Chicago or what…..LOL

looking good Grizzman

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#5 posted 10-27-2010 10:20 PM

Simple yet a certain elegance… without loosing your ubiquitous touch…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#6 posted 10-27-2010 11:20 PM

WOO WOOOOOOOOOOOOO sool cool these are the neatest super looking trains.


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#7 posted 10-27-2010 11:51 PM

Great work Grizz. Nice detail, such as painting the firebox. Best wishes regarding sales. My guess is that you’ll do fine.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#8 posted 10-28-2010 12:00 AM

Really cute trains. Looks like they took hours to build. Fun too!

-- Janice

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#9 posted 10-28-2010 01:13 AM

Great looking trains Grizz, man you must have a production run on right now. Busy Bee. :-)

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#10 posted 10-28-2010 01:34 AM

Bob that is the coolist set of trains I’ve ever saw, for a Mudhen you’re a good arteest. My good friend. Are you gonna send one to me, I ain’t got nothen to do. I used up all my strength doin that holey thing I made. love ya, goober, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 10-28-2010 01:56 AM

Solid. They are really cool. That engineer won’t be getting cold that’s for sure. Making someone else toys with your toys, it’s almost perpetual motion… or locomotion.


Paul M

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#12 posted 10-28-2010 03:59 AM

Great jog Grizz. I like them. Good luck on the sales.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#13 posted 10-28-2010 06:18 AM

Good looking set of trains Grizz. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#14 posted 10-28-2010 11:34 AM

Just right for younguns Grizz. The warm colors and contrasting woods give these trains a warmth that any child is bound to love and probably pass down to their own kids some day.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 10-28-2010 08:35 PM

Love these. My dad is a train buff so I have an appreciation for all things train related

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