Christmas toys and decorations are already in stores, like it or not. For the woodworking enthusiast, there is still time to finish a wooden toy for the child on your Christmas list. But you might want to start now; get your plans, your tools, and your wood finishing products ready. Click here to view eco-friendly Aqua Coat stains, sanding sealers, grain filler, and topcoats.
For plans, here are some places to start looking for ideas:
- From the Woodworkers Workshop, a list of links to free toy plans here.
- From Greenville Woodworkers, free pdf files of toy plans here.
Don't forget to check your local library or sites like Amazon to find books like this one:
- Great Book of Wooden Toys: More Than 50 Easy-to-Build Projects from American Woodworker
For tools, I wrote recently about getting your basic woodworking shop organized here: