Saturday, September 24, 2016

2016 Toy Making Marathon - Week 3 - Sept 24, 2016

Toy Workshop 9-24-2016 at CFB Shop – 9 to noon

Attendees (14):  Al Oines, Jerry Hood, Ron Fisher, Grant Coffin, Ed Pike, Danny and Mary Green, Paul Douglas, Bob Buchanan, Lauree and Darwin Buus, Julian Wigen, Lon Gose, Harley Schmadeke and Rick Weisbeck.

Tasks to prepare for workshop:  Sealer on wheeled vehicles, spray paint axles, finish wheels.  Fabricate basketball backboards.  Fabricate Helicopter Rotors on CNC.  Sand Wings for Airplanes.

Tasks completed:

  1. Wheels installed on 139 Wheeled Toys
  2. Toys received ready for sealing
  3. Toys rounded over on router
  4. Toys rough sanded on RIGID sander
  5. Traced-toys cut to shape on scrollsaws
  6. Windows drilled in toys
  7. Axles drilled in toys
  8. Eyes drilled in push toys
  9. Basketball backboards milled - routered edges, drilled post hole, and drilled hoop screws
  10. Critters sanded and routered
  11. Wheeled toys sanded by hand after sealing and now ready for final spraying.


Toy Program Status. Toys completed and in inventory at the beginning of the workshop:  793.
There were 139 toys moved to inventory after this workshop, bring the total completed to:  932.

Tasks to complete for next week's workshop:

  1. Final Spray on 35 jewelry boxes made by Mary and Danny Green.
  2. Final Spray on several boxes of wheeled vehicles/wooden toys.
  3. Sealer on several boxes of wheeled vehicles/wooden toys.
  4. Final spray on helicopter rotors.
  5. Bring jig for drilling holes in airplane wings.
  6. Spray wheels for the several boxes of wheeled vehicles and wooden toys that will be ready.
  7. Mill the basketball back boards with a 1/16" deep x 3/4" groove for positioning the hoops during assembly.

JERRY HOOD



BIG TOYS AT CFB PARKING LOT PROJECT



PAUL DOUGLAS AND LON GOSE



RON FISHER



AL OINES



DARWIN BUUS



DANNY GREENE



ED PIKE AND DARWIN BUUS



MARY GREEN 



ACE WHEEL SETTERS:
HARLEY SCHMADEKE AND JULIAN WIGEN



HARLEY SCHMADEKE



WHEEL SETTERS



GRANT COFFIN



LAUREE BUUS AND THE WHEEL SETTERS



LAUREE BUUS AND THE WHEEL SETTERS



DANNY AND MARY GREEN


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Monday, September 19, 2016

CONTEST TIME

LOOKS LIKE ITS TIME FOR A REINDEER CUTTING CONTEST!



Saturday, September 17, 2016

2016 Toy Making Marathon - Week 2 - Sept 17, 2016

Toy Workshop 9-17-2016 at CFB Shop – 9 to noon

Attendees (17):  Al Oines, Danny and Mary Green, Paul Douglas, Bob Buchanan, Rollie Lynde, Lauree and Darwin Buus, Frank DiCesare, Julian Wigen, Lloyd Potter, Jerry Norsen, Joan Bares, Richard Rasmussen, Lon Gose, Harley Schmadeke and Rick Weisbeck

Tasks to prepare for workshop:  Sealer on wheeled vehicles, spray paint axles, finish wheels.  Fabricate basketball game launchers.  Trace toys on pine blanks.

Tasks completed: Wheels installed on Wheeled Toys, toys received ready for sealing, toys rounded over on router, toys rough sanded on RIGID sander, traced-toys cut to shape on scrollsaws, windows drilled in toys, axles drilled in toys, eyes drilled in push toys, launchers installed on basketball games, critters sanded and routered, wheeled toys sanded by hand after sealing and now ready for final spraying.

Toys completed and in inventory at the beginning of the workshop:  633.
There were 160 toys moved to inventory after this workshop, bring the total completed to:  793.






How to use a sander without a power cord!





FOLLOWUP ACTIVITIES:
Spraying final lacquer finish on 118 toys:
















Applying a sealer on 117 additional toys, which can then be sanded at the next Saturday Toy Workshop:



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Saturday, September 10, 2016

2016 Toy Making Marathon - Week 1 - Sept 10, 2016

Toy Workshop 9-10-2016 at CFB Shop – 9 to noon

Attendees (16):  Al Oines, Danny Green, Paul Douglas, Bel Felix, Kathie and Bob Buchanan, Rollie Lynde, Lauree and Darwin Buus, Frank DiCesare, Julian Wigen, Lloyd Potter, Jerry Norsen, Ron Fisher, Richard Rasmussen, and Rick Weisbeck

Tasks to prepare for workshop:  Sand, seal, sand and final finish on wheeled vehicles, spray paint axles, finish wheels.  Fabricate basketball game launchers.  Trace toys on pine blanks.

Tasks completed: Wheels installed on Wheeled Toys, toys received ready for sealing, airplane wings sanded, toys rounded over on router, toys rough sanded on RIGID sander, traced-toys cut to shape on scrollsaws, windows drilled in toys, axles drilled in toys, eyes drilled in push toys, helicopters drilled for axles.






















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