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Turning Vintage Toys

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Featuring 15 fabulous toys, each with clear step-by-step instructions, detailed photographs, and easy-to-follow diagrams. Beginners can try their hand at colorful yo-yos, spinning tops, quoits, and skittles, while intermediate-level turners can relish the challenge of a kaleidoscope colour top, diavolo, or the endearing walking penguins. To the delight of children and grandchildren, this handy guidebook offers an assortment of vintage wooden toy projects that hearken to bygone eras. Drawing primarily from Victorian and Edwardian eras, each wonderful toy project offers step-by-step instructions, cutting lists, wood recommendations, and techniques such as jigmaking and turning spheres and cylinders. In these 15 projects, crafters will find age-appropriate toys for toddlers to teens, including a diavolo for juggling, a yo-yo, toy soldiers and mice, colorful stacking discs, spinning tops, and bowling pins. More skilled toymakers will enjoy the challenge of crafting a kaleidoscope colour top and a walking cow. Variations for each project allow crafters to personalize each toy, and a brief history of how and where the toy was used provides added value and interest
Featuring 15 fabulous toys, each with clear step-by-step instructions, detailed photographs, and easy-to-follow diagrams. Beginners can try their hand at colorful yo-yos, spinning tops, quoits, and skittles, while intermediate-level turners can relish the challenge of the kaleidoscope colour top, diavolo, or the endearing walking penguins. With comprehensive advice on techniques and equipment, this inspirational book provides all of the information and guidance you will need to turn beautiful vintage toys.
More Information
Weight 1.375000
Pages 176
Size 8.50" x 11"
Author Chris Reid
Region United States
Subscription Length 1 Years
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