Learn to safely make thin wood strips on your table saw! In this video Imant Udris shows how to safely saw thin wood strips with a table saw from standard framing lumber. Also, some toy plans require a wide piece of wood and a thinness that sometimes you can't easily purchase locally, but this isn't a problem! You can use the thin strips you've made to glue up wide-board panels.
Save money and time on wide boards for toymaking! Make your own wide wood boards using scrap lumber with this popular and easy glue jig. Works great for thin and wide toy parts. Imants Udris demonstrates in this video how to make a simple jig to glue up strips of wood to make wide boards for about any size wood toy part. He'll also show us how to modify this simple jig to make it even better.
Expert Wood Toymaker Imants Udris shows how to make an inexpensive perfect turntable for spray or brush painting wood toy parts. Spray painting toy parts just got a lot faster and easier with this simple solution. It's a snap to construct from readily available materials. And once it's completed and put to use you will wonder how you ever got along without it!
Cynthia Lewman of ToymakingPlans.com shows you how to make an inexpensive, child-safe, non-toxic wood toy miracle finish. The finish is very popular with wood toymakers all around the world!
How to choose which scroll saw blade to use for scroll sawing wood toy projects. Plus read about other Scroll Saw blade tips.
We show you how to easily make your own perfect 3" or larger wood toy wheels. For safety reasons, the sanding disk method described in this article isn't recommended for wheels under 3". For wheels smaller than 3" refer to the article on How to Easily Make Small (Under 3") Perfect Wood Toy Wheels.
We show you how to easily make your own perfect small (under 3") wood toy wheels. For wheels 3" or larger refer to the article on How to Easily Make 3" or Larger Perfect Wood Toy Wheels.
Build a wood toy axle hole jig to use for one toy or for mass production. This simple jig will guarantee the right drill locations for the axle holes in the chassis. You can re-use the jig many times and achieve perfect axle hole alignment on each part.
When you complete the easy and inexpensive improvements discussed in this article you'll discover that the Porter Cable scroll saw is great for toy making and that it is a reliable and accurate saw especially considering the low cost of the saw and stand.
TOP GUN USS ENTERPRISE Part 1 and Part 2 PATTERN SUPPLEMENT. How to safely cut angled Part 1 and Part 2 for Top Gun Aircraft Carrier.