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Toy plans to use in a photoshoot as props? 
Dear Tony, My name is Madeleine Lithvall and I’m the creative director of Lapland Resorts. We operate two Arctic ski resorts in Sweden; Riksgränsen …

Membership 
Hi, it says free plan download. What if I don’t want to become a member? I’m new to woodworking and am just trying my hand at it. I don’t mind paying the …

intarsia santa 
Do you have the pattern you used for the first Santa you made. Looks great! I'd love to try it!

May I use the plan for my cnc machine? 
Hi Tony, Thanks for the plans you have shared. I have a CNC Machine to cut the design, not a scroll sow. When I tried to open the file in CorelDraw …

Rocking Horse mane and tail 
I'm wondering if you could elaborate on how you made the mane and tail? I came across your excellent site via Pinterest. Chris

The 4 bears scroll saw pattern 
Hello. I would like to download the pattern for the 4 bears but cannot find it ? all I keep getting is a picture ?

Thank You 
Thank you for offering these great rescource for free.

I saw this picture on Pinterest that led me to your site 
https://pin.it/7qr4s1S Directs me to your site but I cannot find the plans or instructions? Hi Joseph, this is from the book by Norm Marshall …

Ramp Toys (juguete de rampa) 
A request from laculturagz for the plans for this ramp walking toy. Translated from Spanish it reads as follows: greetings I am crafted toy craftsman …

Tools for making wooden toys 
I am new to woodworking. I have a single car garage that I am using for my shop. Most of the tools I am getting are bench top, (Drill press, sanders, planer, …

Free Dollhouse Plans  
Hi Tony, For some time I've been looking for a plan of a dollhouse that can be self-made and demountable, so it doesn't take much place when it is not …

Scroll Saw Puzzle by Peter Self  
Scroll Saw Puzzle by Peter Self

Selling Puzzles 
Hi. If we were to make these puzzles using your patterns, would we be able to sell them in our online shop. We have people asking for activities for the …

Thickness of wood for the scroll saw puzzles? 
What type of wood do you recommend for the puzzles, 3/4,1/2 ? just wondering. I love your patterns, thank you very much. Cathy

Child Safe Paints 
Hi Tony Thank you so much for making your plans for toys available. I have just downloaded the toys for boys plans ready for me to make some toys for …

Plans for storage or chairs for children 
Do you have any plans for storage or chairs for children. I would appreciate the help, thank you

Help to make this wooden toy 
Can you help me? how makes this wooden toy (pull toy).See in www.youtube.com. video - MVI_1547.AVI the articulating camel was also in the magazine woodworker's …

Doll House Plans 
Hi Tony: those doll house plans I didn't see anywhere on them the thickness the plywood is supposed to be. I'm thinking 1/4". Thanks for any help. Bob …

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Links

Woodworking forums

These are two of the many woodworking forums that I have joined.

Woodworkforums.com  a forum based in Australia with contributors from all over the world. Many sub forums, including a very active discussion on wooden toys and model making.

For example, do a search on making wooden wheels.

Lumberjocks.com is a forum with more than 100k participants to show and discuss woodworking projects. Become a member and create your own blog. Share your ideas and learn from others.

Free woodworking project plans

Everyone likes to get something for nothing. Free plans are very popular among woodworkers and toy makers.

Woodworkersworkshop.com is the largest collection of free woodworking project plans. Includes a search engine to help you find just the plans you want.

Plans to make wooden toys

Sometimes free plans just don't cut the mustard.

Childrens Toys and Games Woodworking Plans for sale at very reasonable cost. Some plans offer a choice of PDF download at a discounted price or a paper version.

Aschi's Workshop has a number of free wooden toy plans, including plans to build a toy fire truck. Peter Aschenberger, who lives in Australia, is the creator and designer of the Tuff Truck Series, Scale Model Series and Junior Series.

Rocking Horse Oscar

A short video showing how the wedges are attached to the top of the legs.

How to print to scale and join tiled prints.

how to print to scaleHow to print to scale

This is an example using a Brother printer. I am sure that most printers have a similar function that can be accessed if you are willing to read the manual for your specific printer. 

How to join tiled prints

Using a light table to line up the prints is the best way to join tile prints. The light shines through the paper and makes it easy to line up the overlapping areas.

However, it is most unlikely that you have a light table at home, so a window or better still, a glass sliding door is also an option.