Boxes, Toys & Musical Instruments

  • Classic Wooden Toys

    Whether you re looking for rugged toy trucks, delicate dollhouse furniture or timeless bookshelves and toy chests designed to grow with your kids, Classic Wooden Toys is a reliable guide and helpful hand that walks you through the entire building process.

    Complete with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photos and drawings, these projects are perfect for makers at all levels from first time woodworkers to seasoned pros. These 20 designs offer something for every maker and hours of imaginative play for the lucky kids who get to play with them.

    $34.99
  • Crafting Wooden Lamps
    This title has plans for 24 great lamps and lighting projects that most woodworkers can complete in a weekend.

    The designs range from traditional to contemporary and laidback to funky.

    Chapters:

    • Table Lamps
    • Floor Lamps
    • Wall Lamps
    • Ceiling Lamps
    Projects:
    • Slab
    • Turned
    • Pagoda
    • Pencil Post
    • Circular Ceiling Lamp and more!
    $25.99
  • Great Book of Wooden Toys

    Discover 37 three-dimensional projects, each complete with an exploded illustration, a materials list and detailed step-by-step instructions for a fool-proof building experience. More than 125 photographs show woodworkers how every piece goes together and a special chapter is devoted to finishing or painting.

    Includes:

    • Classic model T car
    • Steamroller
    • Bulldozer
    • Biplane
    • Trains and much more including 16 projects perfect for beginners

    $29.99
  • Make Your Own Amazing Mechanical Toys

    This practical book is a guide to making five kinetic, mechanical marvels. It combines basic mechanical principles with shaping and fitting components crafted from timbers and manufactured boards. Step-by-step instructions explain each project so that a simple push or pull action will magically bring the design to life.

    • Guide to the workshop, including useful power tools for the toymaker and craftsperson
    • An introduction to basic motion and mechanisms such as cams, cranks, levers and linkages to generate motion and movement in a wheeled toy
    • Useful construction and workshop techniques such as production aids for wheel-making
    • Painting and finishing techniques, and ideas to bring your designs to life

    $27.99
  • Making Classic Wooden Toys

    Wooden toys make great gifts – they are personal, thoughtful and a great way for woodworkers to use scrap wood. This book is filled with more than 20 wooden toy projects that hearken back to simpler times and convey a feeling of nostalgia – which will appeal to "makers" who put emphasis on all things handmade.

    Woodworkers will find easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions with clear photos showing how each project is made.

    $42.99
    $39.99
  • Making Wooden Chess Sets

    The 15 one-of-a-kind designs in this book are sure to become conversation pieces, like the Berlin, with its vertical board that mounts to the wall. Other patterns in the book are inspired by the beautiful cities of Paris, San Francisco and Venice.

    From classical to modern these chess sets will be cherished for years to come for their heirloom quality and high level of craftsmanship. The author's use of exotic woods and interesting designs are sure to inspire woodworkers, chess players and scroll saw enthusiasts alike.

    $29.99
  • Plan - Toy Wheelbarrow

    Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format,with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 76cm long. Two wheels for greater stability. "V" legs included as an option.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file. Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace.

    $17.00
  • Plan-Barbie Dolls House

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 84cm high, 24cm deep.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, hammer, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    $20.00
  • Plan-Big Front End Loader

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 40 cm long. Articulated for moving in small spaces, loads the dump truck and a grab handle for easy lifting.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, hammer, jigsaw or bandsaw, coping saw, sandpaper, router, hole saw 4", 2 ½", 2" (102mm, 63mm, 50mm).

    $20.00
  • Plan-Childrens Furniture Pack

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 120cm high hutch. 66cm high chairs with strong legs that will take adults weight. 66cm high stove with knobs that turn and 2 slide out shelves.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    $49.00
  • Plan-Childrens Table & Chairs

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Features: 53 x 4 x 60 cm Table and Chair set.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    $17.00
  • Plan-Dolls Rocking Cradle

    Features: 45 cm long. Tools Required: drill & bits, jigsaw or bandsaw, handsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format, with metric and imperial instructions.

    $12.00
  • Plan-Dolls Rocking Cradle on Stand

    Sweet dreams, for little ones and their babies, this gorgeous cradle on stand guarantees hours of enjoyment. Features: 91cm high.

    Tools Required: drill & bits, handsaw, jigsaw or bandsaw, sandpaper, wood file.

    Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated, metric and imperial instructions.

    $17.00
  • Plan-Garage and Small Cars

    Features include: Full size patterns with easy to follow step-by-step instructions

    Simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes, with metric and imperial instructions.

    Finished size: 61cm long x 29cm wide

    Tools Required: Drill, Handsaw, Hammer, Coping Saw or Hand Fret Saw, Drill bits, Sandpaper, Wood File

    $25.00
  • Plan-Pull Along Dog
    Features: 25.5cm long. Rolling ball. Tools Required: drill & bits, hammer, coping saw, sandpaper, wood file, basic hole saw set. Full sized patterns, simply cut out with scissors, lay on the timber and trace. Each piece tells you which way the grain goes, timber selection, finishing, symbols for types of holes in easy step-by-step written and illustrated format,with metric and imperial instructions.
    $12.00
  • Step-by-Step Guitar Making

    The fully illustrated and easy-to-follow instructions take you through the whole procedure for making an acoustic guitar while the full-size plans make the cutting and preparing the individual parts a breeze.

    In addition to building the guitar, you'll learn how to tune the soundboard, to place the frets accurately, and to adjust the action for comfortable paying.

    $39.99
  • Wooden Dinky Toys

    With easy-to-follow instructions, anyone can make beautiful versions of these classic toys in wood...

    In Wooden Dinky Toys, all the projects have been chosen by the level of historical popularity, as well as the ease of conversion to a wooden counterpart. Each are made to scale – approximately 1/64, typical of small diecast toys – and have a few moving parts, but they are all simple enough to make. Only basic tools are needed and the materials can be found among the scraps of any shop or garage.

    Best of all, these are woodworking projects that will appeal to all skill levels. Strict adherence to the "blueprints" isn't required and all the toys can be altered to suit personal preference. Many options are provided along the way, with suggestions for ways to customize further, that allow crafters to put their own stamp on each toy while generating lots of ideas for the next project.

    $34.99