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  1. David Wakefield's Hungry Hippo

    After building David Wakefield's animated Beaver toy, I went ahead and got his book with over 20 animated wood toys. In his book, David said he has settled in on cherry as the best wood for his animated toys because it is light and strong. He dips the toys in food grade mineral oil when they...
  2. Stegosaurus animated wood toy

    This is the latest David Wakefield designed animated wood toy I have built. I made this one from Brazililan Cherry, then dipped in food grade mineral oil. To avoid wood burn and an impossible sanding job on the triangular element, I scroll sawed it using a spiral blade. You have to see the...
  3. David Wakefield's Cross Crocodile animated wood toy

    After getting David Wakefield's book on patterns for animated wood toys, I am building the ones I find most interesting to me. The Cross Crocodile is the same basic design as the Hungry Hippo. There is a short dowel on the inside of each of the two front wheels. As the wheels turn, the dowels...
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