Locomotive #94

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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 05-06-2019 05:47 PM 5524 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this steam engine for my 4 yer old son; he loves trains. I am hoping that this piece will help him retain his enjoyment and passion that he has for trains through out his life. I knew that I hit a home run in his eyes when he told me I did a good job and it was pretty. Made it all worth wild. I received a lathe from my wife this past Christmas, and this was the first time I ever used a lathe. I can see now how addicting it is going to be. The materials I used are Walnut and Ash. As always all comments are welcome.

Plan is from Toys and Joys #94

( 2015 is the year Carter was born and his initials are CJM )

Now to make more pieces for his train.


-- Sean

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#1 posted 05-06-2019 05:54 PM

Just insane! Magnificant train model

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 05-06-2019 06:01 PM

Nice job! My daughter has claimed my trains, she is 44.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#3 posted 05-06-2019 07:16 PM

my goodness. A lot of work has gone into that project and it looks gorgeous.


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#4 posted 05-06-2019 07:21 PM

Very nice. colors and execution, and it makes me excited to make one myself, but I have to say that my bucket list is big.


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#5 posted 05-06-2019 07:48 PM

Yes Sir Toymaker you know something about trains. As close to an authentic reproduction in wood as I have seen. Makes you think a little steam introduced and those wheels will carry it right off the track, BEAUTIFUL.

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#6 posted 05-06-2019 07:56 PM

Superb workmanship and looking at the rest of your projects are excellent.

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#7 posted 05-06-2019 07:56 PM

Thank you LJ for Daily Top 3, and the nice comments.

-- Sean

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#8 posted 05-06-2019 07:57 PM


Jope he is extremely careful when playing with it.

Way to pretty to see ruined.

I want to see the rest of the train FOR SURE!

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

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#9 posted 05-06-2019 08:06 PM

Sean ….. beautiful train …. how did you do the name tags and 2015 they look excellent …. this train is on my list GREAT JOB :<))) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#10 posted 05-06-2019 08:24 PM

Awesome job!

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

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#11 posted 05-06-2019 08:26 PM

That is beautiful. A piece of art..wooden that is

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#13 posted 05-06-2019 08:47 PM

Nice job!!!
Love the dark woods with the light trim.
Now for the fun stuff, building the cars. :-]

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#14 posted 05-07-2019 02:05 AM

That is great, you have done a real nice job.

-- Don't tell me it can't be done.

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#15 posted 05-07-2019 04:04 AM

Definitely a masterpiece.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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