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Tips, tricks, and tutorials on how to make handmade wooden toys for kids.

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How to Make a Hand Carved Wand

This tutorial explains how to make a hand carved wand, which is a perfect gift for any young witch or wizard. The process is...
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11 Great Tips for Making Homemade Wooden Toys

I just made a whole set of homemade wooden toys for my son. There are some tips that can get you on the right...
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Wooden Tools For Kids

My latest book, Wooden Tools For Kids is now available! I made a full set of toy woodworking tools for my son, and photographed the...
wooden tools for kids

How to Make Wooden Tools For Kids the Easy Way

Do you want to experience one of the most amazing feelings in all of woodworking? Then you need to start making things for kids....
Wooden nut and bolt

Handmade Wooden Nut and Bolt

Kids learn a lot from toys that get their hands involved. This homemade wooden nut and bolt is an easy project, and it gets...
how to make a wooden train log car

How to Make a Wooden Train – The Log Car

This tutorial on how to make a wooden train covers making the log car. It's a open car with six uprights that hold dowel logs....
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How to Make a Wooden Train – The Open Top Car

The following tutorial will teach you how to make a wooden train, in particular an open top car that kids can fill with anything...
how to make a wooden train tanker

How to Make A Wooden Train – The Tanker Car

This is another part of my tutorial on how to make a wooden train. In this post, you will learn how to make a...
homemade wooden train couplers

How to Make Homemade Wooden Train Couplers

Today I am going to show you how to make homemade wooden train couplers. I made a wooden train for my son for Christmas,...
toy wooden car

Wooden Toy Car

This is a wooden toy car that I made for my son, and it has an interesting design feature.  This car will always roll, whether...

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my favorite handmade toy tool

My Favorite Handmade Toy Tool

I made a whole set of toy tools for my son, and even wrote a book about it. They were all a pleasure to...
figured wood

Figured Wood For Making Wooden Toys

Using figured wood for making wooden toys is can really bring them to life. Figured wood is simply wood that has a striking appearance...
handmade toys

Handmade Toys and Woodworking

Handmade toys are an incredible gift for a child. Not only do handmade toys encourage the imagination, but they also give you a huge...
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Making Toys For Kids

If you are not making toys for kids, then you are missing out. My tiny boss (my son) has directed the vast majority of...
wooden baby rattle

Handmade Wooden Baby Rattle

This easy handmade wooden baby rattle is a quick project that is sure to put a smile on any small child. I made this...
homemade wooden blocks

Homemade Wooden Blocks

The scraps from other projects are a great opportunity to turn out some homemade wooden blocks. These were made for my son. He already...
my sons favorite toy car

My Son’s Favorite Toy Car

Here is a picture of my son's favorite toy car. I made it for him while working on a wooden tools for kids book....
wooden hand plane toy

Wooden Hand Plane Toy

This is what I have on the bench right now among other projects.  I am making my son a wooden hand plane toy that...
bear chair

Homemade Bear Chair

I made this homemade bear chair for my son before he was born. I had originally wanted to make an old world style cradle,...
my sons favorite toy car

My Son’s Wooden Hand Plane Toy

I am very close to finishing my next book, which should be out in a couple weeks. It's on making wooden tools for kids....