Thomas Train Wall Rack

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Project by Jon3 posted 11-07-2013 09:11 PM 1615 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My 3 year old daughter (notice how long since my last post to LJ!) is very into Thomas the train, and has accumulated quite a huge collection.

To store them when not in use, I built her a niece wall rack. The actual rack itself is made of 8/4 hard maple, and is pretty large, 28” wide.

The side pieces have actual thomas joints on them, and I tried them out by connecting them to real track!

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#1 posted 11-07-2013 09:14 PM

very cool. I like the connection joints!

much nicer than how we store it all in a box :)

nice to see you active/posting again.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#2 posted 11-07-2013 11:49 PM

Great idea ,well done.


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#3 posted 11-08-2013 01:24 PM

very nice, wish I would have thought of that back when my child was obsessed with Thomas (now in college)

I did however build many hot wheel racks

I did keep all the thomas for potential grandkids someday

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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