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Sunday, May 20, 2012
Further Adventures in Woodworking
I made another train for my daughter's birthday. I did not paint it this time, though I may get around to that sometime.
I turned the round "boiler" on my wood lathe. The wooden holders for the boiler I cut with my scroll saw. The pattern for the engine is largely my own design.
She got a "Driver" figurine from the Thomas the Train series at Christmas time, so I made the engineer box to custom fit.
I also made the freight cars have some actual freight, which are really more like tinker toys. I got the idea for that out of a magazine.
I think they turned out nice.
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