I know Christmas is still months away, but we all know how fast those months go so why not start now on this walking duck and jumping rabbit for your children or grandchildren. The plans were published in the 1925 January edition of Popular Mechanics and you can download them in pdf format by clicking the icon below
I guess the hardest part of this project is to get hold of a cigar box. Smokers are as we all know a dying breed. Anyway, the project was published in the 1917 September edition of Popular Mechanics and you can download the plans in pdf by clicking the icon below
Should your little’uns be fascinated by art deco and functionalist architecture or just fancy a great dollhouse, here’s your chance to build them one. The plans were published in Popular Mechanics in 1937 and as usuall, you can download them in pdf format by clicking the icon below
If you got an old kitchen chair up in the attic and a pair of old preferably wooden skis you can make this chair sled in a couple of hours. My dad made me one when I was a kid and I had a lot of fun with it. Get to it, there’s a lot of winter left yet.
I would suggest that you place the chair closer to the front of the skis than on these plans, it gives the one pushing more room to stand on the skis when going down hill. My dad did
I owe you to mention that this dressing table was the latest fashion back in the early forties, but if you are fascinated by the styles from that periode this might be just the project for you. The plans was published in Popular Mechanics Magazine in 1940 and you can download the plans in pdf format by clicking the icom below – Ted