A child’s toy

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Project by Tillir posted 09-17-2018 01:21 AM 1140 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I copied this carocel from an old toy a friend brought to me and asked if I could make one or two for his grandchildren. I enjoyed it so much, I made four more after the first one. Stack cutting saved time. They’re made from pine. I am curious about the origin of the toy. A friend told me her uncle made one when she was a child, but she didn’t know where he got the idea. Can someone provide information as to the origin?

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#1 posted 09-17-2018 01:14 PM

You did a great job on this toy carousel. Congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#2 posted 09-17-2018 03:21 PM

Nice work…I’m real fan of wooden toys.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-17-2018 06:51 PM

Very well done!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 09-17-2018 09:17 PM

Beatiful. It works?

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#5 posted 09-17-2018 09:34 PM

The carousel spins forward and the cords wrap around the center dowel. It stops and spins back. It goes back and forth many times. I tried to post a video, but I couldn’t get it formatted and the file was too big.

Thanks for the compliments.

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