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Your complete guide to making vintage vehicles in wood!
- Step-by-step instructions and photography on building the featured project, a Peterbilt truck tractor
- Complete plans, measured drawings, and parts lists for a Ford Model A pickup, a 1932 Buick sedan, a flatbed trailer, and a van trailer
- Perfect for intermediate to advanced woodworkers looking to practice their scroll sawing skills
- A timeless guide for woodworkers and scroll saw enthusiasts to create nostalgic toys and collectibles
Learn to create classic trucks and cars that will last a lifetime!
Inside this book, skilled woodworkers Sam Martin and Roger Schroeder walk you through a featured Peterbilt truck tractor project with 155 intricate step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow coordinating photography! You’ll find incredible attention to detail, precisely measured drawings, and complete parts lists.
Once completed, detailed woodworking plans for additional vintage toy vehicles, such as a Ford Model A pickup, a 1932 Buick sedan, and a flatbed trailer, are also provided for you to accomplish on your own with your newfound skills. Each scroll saw and woodworking project contains the meticulous drawings and parts lists you’ll need to ensure success.
This is your complete guide to making wooden cars and trucks. Perfect for intermediate to advanced scroll sawyers and woodworkers looking to practice their skills while creating one-of-a-kind collectibles, Making Toys, Revised Edition: Heirloom Cars & Trucks in Wood is an excellent source of inspiration for all to enjoy!
“If you’ve dabbled in woodworking or have already created piles of sawdust, this book will sharpen your skills and take you to the next level. Making Toys feels like you’re getting private lessons in a master craftsman’s own shop. You get an up-close look at how an expert uses a wide variety of tools to easily sculpt and shape amazingly intricate parts you may not have thought possible in wood. Soak up years of experience seeing the jigs and time-saving tricks used. This book is perfect for honing your talents with projects that can be enjoyed and appreciated by all ages.”
—Bob Gilsdorf, Author of Making Inventive Wooden Toys, Zany Wooden Toys that Whiz, Spin, Pop, and Fly, and Zany Wooden Toys Reloaded!