Toy Making Projects

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Tegan Foley  |  Aug 10, 2022  |  0 comments
Brian Barber shares details of the techniques used to construct a 1:12 scale Georgian dolls’ house, which he built for his granddaughter
Tegan Foley  |  Apr 13, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Vivian comes up with a novel design for his take on a traditional Mancala board
Tegan Foley  |  Feb 17, 2022  |  0 comments
Arguably the most famous plane of World War I and associated with the Red Baron, Rick Wheaton sets about making a push-along toy version of the 1917 Fokker DR-1 model triplane for his four-year-old relative
Tegan Foley  |  Dec 22, 2021  |  0 comments

Commissioned to make a steering wheel for a pedal car restoration project, Peter Vivian had to get creative in order to recreate the perfect circle

Tegan Foley  |  Dec 07, 2021  |  0 comments

A perfect gift for young enquiring minds, Peter Dunsmore takes a tried and tested design and modifies it to make use of scrap timber and a few basic materials

Mark SBD  |  Sep 06, 2017  |  0 comments

Australian Big Rig

Keen toy and model maker Derek Lane jumped at the chance of building this scale model of an Australian 1988 Series II Mack Superliner, and what a great job he did!

Mark SBD  |  Jun 07, 2017  |  0 comments

Up, Up and Away – Part 2

In part 2 of his toy aeroplane build, having made all of the turned components, Ian Wilkie now sets about completing the propeller, wings, tailplane and undercarriage, then we’re ready for take off!

Dave Mackenzie  |  Jul 18, 2008  |  0 comments
There is evidence that when Viking children played they simply used logs found in the forest

Kubb, which comes from the Nordic 'Kubspell' which means block throwing game, originated about 1000 years ago in Scandinavia and is an outdoor party game that is played by two teams that can be a single person or up to six each side. Think of it as a sort of Viking skittles that can be played on any flat surface, grass, gravel or even…