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xx   TRUCK

Six wooden action toys you can build. (1) Man in a rowboat, (2) bucking horse, (3) two men in a handcar, (4) take-apart truck, (5) tumbling brick on a ladder, and (6) push toy with dowels that pop up and down. Plans can be ordered for $2.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 32

Photo and sketch show how to build a child-sized plywood pick-up truck that rolls around on casters. Plan can be ordered. Est. cost: $40.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 111

How to build a toy box van. Box is 30" long, 12" wide and 11" deep. Design looks like a van truck. Casters mounted underneath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1977 (v.55#9) pg. 60

Photo of a wooden "logging truck" toy truck made from wood scraps. Suggestion includes letting the child sand and finish the toy himself.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1980 (v.3#5) pg. 60

Mobile toy chest is decorated as two "pickup" trucks housed in a "garage". The trucks are actually two toy storage boxes mounted on casters. Est. cost: $60
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1981 (v.4#5) pg. 50

Stylized toy trucks built from wood. Includes a tractor, cement truck, steam roller, dump truck, and transport trailer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 25

Wooden tow truck is built from 1" stock. Wheels and gears are cut from a rolling pin. Overall length is 10".
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 10, 28

Toy truck convoy. A fleet of wooden toy trucks. Includes a transport trailer, cab, stock trailer, and logging trailer.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 20

Travellin' dump truck. Wooden replica of an early workhorse of the road (10" long). The wooden box actually tilts.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1990 (v.13#12) pg. 70
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 6

Mighty Hauler wooden car-carrier truck.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 53, 58

Cribbage on a roll. Toy truck's 18"-long flatbed is a cribbage board. The cab has a slot to hold the deck of cards and holes to store pegs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 38, 50

Rough Rider child's tractor-trailer with 18 wheels. Cab (11"x8"x12" high) has doors that open. The trailer box (48"x10"x10" high) has a refrigeration unit and a pair of doors in the rear that open to a closed bulkhead area. Est. cost: $200.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 27
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 15

Wooden bulldozer and flatbed truck are simple to make, yet tough enough for sandbox use.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 30

Wooden toy trucks made of light and dark contrasting woods incorporate ready-made wheels, headlights, barrels, bottles, etc. Plans included for a beer truck, milk truck, and fire truck.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 18

Four wooden toy vehicles you can build. A locomotive, bulldozer, eight-wheeler, and a sedan.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1978 (v.9#4) pg. 8, 62

Four pull toys to make from wood. (1) A pickup truck that is large enough to sit on. (2) A mover's van that can double as a toy box. (3) A 24" long circus wagon that can also be used to hold stuffed toys. (4) An elephant with closet rod wheels.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 96, 157

Wooden lumber truck.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 63, 112

Three wooden toy trucks to build. (1) Dump truck. (2) Tractor/trailer rig. (3) Wood-panel delivery truck.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 102, 166

Toy 3-in-1 tractor trailer set. Removable tractor hooks onto any of the three trailers, including a flat top, van, and dump truck. Built from wood lattice and dowels. Est. cost: $17.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 102, 154

Sturdy plywood van (12"x17"x26") is made entirely of wood, including wheels. Rear doors open up for loading.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 99, 159

Working dump truck with authentic details. Dimensions: 11"Wx14"Hx26"L. Made from wood. Est. cost: $15.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 118, 194

Foot powered mini-van made of plywood. Measures 16"Wx18"Hx30"L. Suitable for indoor use. Est. cost: $25.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 119, 198

Toy box painted like a truck moves on wheels.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #83 Dec 1964 (v.14#6) pg. 42

Toy truck. "18 wheeler" built from wood. Hauls a load of wooden "logs". Est. cost: under $25.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #233 Nov 1982 (v.32#9) pg. 62

Wooden dump truck (13" long) is a good project for a child.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #244 Dec 1983 (v.33#10) pg. 66, 68

Toy cement mixer truck. As the truck is rolled the barrel actually turns.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #261 Sep 1985 (v.35#7) pg. 108

Model T tank truck (10" long) built from wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #273 Nov 1986 (v.36#9) pg. 64

Working toys. Build road construction wooden toys consisting of a bulldozer, road grader, and flatbed trailer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #280 Jul-Aug 1987 (v.37#6) pg. 72

Two styles of all wood toy trucks. (1) Automobile transport truck carries 5 small toy cars on its two ramps. The top ramp drops down for "loading". (2) An old style delivery truck chassis can be adapted to a variety of loads.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 64

Mack truck super liner. Ten-wheel tractor is built mostly of wood. Mahogany cab, over 2-ft. long, features mirrors, lights, bulldog mascot, and sleeping cabin.
FINE WOODWORKING #61 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 72
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 4

Wooden toy ambulance features a built in electronic siren and flashing red light (an LED).
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1980 (v.69#8) pg. 22

Quickpoint toys. A truck, doll furniture and a house all made from plastic needlepoint canvas and stitched with yarn around the edges and to highlight certain features. Instructions for truck furnished.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 91, 118

Child's four-wheel pedal-driven pickup truck.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #498 Nov 1969 (v.65) pg. 134

Old-timey wooden playthings to make. Plans and instructions for building a paddle-wheel boat, a fire truck, and a rubber band powered buggy.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #60 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 70

Wooden dump truck.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 99

Toys to make for sand and water. Sand building blocks, mini-bulldozer, scooper, flatbed truck and roller.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #145 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 54(?)

Fork lift truck.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1964 (v.122#4) pg. 167

Junior mail truck. Four-wheel panel truck with front wheels that turn. Powered by feet pushing on the floor.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1966 (v.125#2) pg. 174

Toy trucks, a mini fleet including a dump truck, a gasoline truck, a stake truck, a trailer truck, and a refrigerator truck.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1970 (v.134#6) pg. 174

Blockmobiles. Plans for wooden vehicles include (1) a stationwagon, (2) a pickup camper, (3) a car and trailer, (4) a van, (5) a hatch-back car, and (6) a semi tractor and trailer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1973 (v.140#5) pg. 169

Three-wheel kiddie car has a "pickup truck" back end.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1976 (v.146#6) pg. 16

Roll-around toy truck with attached trailer can be made from scrap wood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 5

Wooden cars and trucks for preschoolers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 117

Build the GT-8: a pedal powered automobile which looks like an old time touring car or old time fire engine. Estimated cost: $100.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1980 (v.153#6) pg. 124

Build PM's "old time" delivery wagon truck that can also convert to either a pickup/dumpster or a roadster. This pedal powered car is built from plywood and features battery-powered headlights. Est. cost: $100. Plans must be ordered.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1982 (v.158#2) pg. 62

6 classic wooden toys with removable parts and movable features. "Rolls-Royce" car, biplane, logging truck, earth dump truck, small train and front-end loader.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1984 (v.161#12) pg. 94

"4x4" truck stocking stuffer toy (6" long).
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1985 (v.162#12) pg. 123

How to make a large two-bin toybox that looks like a truck. One of 12 winning designs from the PS/APA Single-Sheet Plywood Project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1977 (v.211#2) pg. 107

Crayon truck. A tractor/trailer toy truck made from 2x4 stock has holes drilled in the trailer to store 24 crayons.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #70 Jan 1993 (v.12#4) pg. 77, Insert

Simple and sturdy toys to build from wood and dowels. (1) Doll-size table and chair set. (2) Doll-size bed. (3) Pickup truck.
SUNSET Dec 1991 (v.187#6) pg. 98

Automobile-carrying tractor-trailer rig features a built-in ramp to load and unload the toy cars.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #28 Jul 1992 (v.5#4) pg. 24

Tough-stuff wooden dump truck toy features a lever to dump the load.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #32 Mar 1993 (v.6#2) pg. 22

Heavy-haulin dump truck (8" long) features a working box and four hardwood wheels.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #43 Jan 1995 (v.8#1) pg. 7, Insert

Toy long-haul automobile transport rig.
WOOD MAGAZINE #2 Nov-Dec 1984 (v.1#2) pg. 81

Tuff-stuff tow truck. Foot-powered truck with steerable front wheels is build mostly from wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #12 Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 42

Heavy haulin' lowboy and dump truck made from wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 32
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 14

Milk truck and pickup with wooden wheels are just 5" long.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 80

Over-the-road heavy haulers. A trio of additions to our "Fat Cat" series of tractor-trailer toy trucks. (1) Tanker trailer. (2) Log trailer. (3) Semitrailer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #33 Feb 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 72

Monster truck off-the-road trailblazer. Pickup-style is equipped with oversize wheels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 46

Sandbox excavator. Wooden truck-mounted "steam shovel" is an addition to the "Fat Cat" fleet.
WOOD MAGAZINE #36 Aug 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 52

Wooden toy wrecker (tow truck).
WOOD MAGAZINE #50 Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 68

Toy pickup truck is styled like an early 1900's design. Made from wood and painted in bright colors.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 80, Insert

Wooden dump truck (over 11" long) includes a sturdy hoist, gas tanks, ribbed cargo box, and tread tires.
WOOD MAGAZINE #78 Apr 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 68, Insert

Collector's edition farm truck. Wooden toy truck (over 17" long) is styled after a 1930's flatbed stake truck with spoked wheels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #92 Nov 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 68, Insert

A simple technique for making slatted, stake-side panels for toy truck beds.
WOOD MAGAZINE #103 Feb 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 28

Big rig for little drivers. A toy tractor-trailer (30" long) is carrying a load consisting of three stacking trays. Each tray is divided into 15 compartments suitable for storing those 3"-long toy cars and trucks.
WOOD MAGAZINE #118 Nov 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 80, Insert

One huge hauler. A dump truck with a tilting box for the sandbox is build mostly of wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #122 Mar 2000 (v.17#2) pg. 72
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #130 Feb 2001 (v.18#1) pg. 12 (Jig for cutting wheel tread pattern)

Toy wooden truck features stake sides, dual real axles, and a tilting bed.
WOODSMITH #35 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 4

Wooden toy truck also doubles as a penny bank.
WOODSMITH #41 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 18

Toy model of a Model T Ford van, circa 1900-1930.
WOODWORKER #1073 Apr 1983 (v.87) pg. 235

Luggage label toys. Various toy vehicles (truck, tractor, tugboat, train) use a common chassis design for the objects being towed (trailer, barge, wagon).
WOODWORKER Jan 1992 (v.96#1) pg. 46

Wooden toy truck measures 7" wide and almost 30" long. This tractor-trailer rig has an old fashioned appearance.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 14

Toy dump truck has ten wheels and a bed that tips. Overall length is 12".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 35

Toy car carrier. 18-wheeler flatbed truck (20" long) carries two wooden cars (6" long). Wooden ramps allow "loading/unloading". Made entirely of wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 48

Toy truck. Combination cab-over, semi-trailer and flatbed truck set.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 38

Toy tow truck (12" long) and car (8" long).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 48

Classic pickup truck constructed entirely of wood. Overall dimensions: 13"x5"x5".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 44

A tilt-action dump truck for the sandbox is made entirely of wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 54

Big rig. A tractor/trailer toy truck made entirely of wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 40

Toy truck made entirely of wood is styled like a farm livestock truck.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1992 (v.16#6) pg. 52

A trio of small, stylized wooden toys. (1) Dump truck. (2) Tug boat. (3) Helicopter.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 48

Bulldozer and tractor-trailer rig to haul the 'dozer are built mostly of wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.19#2) pg. 28

Mail bank truck. Small wooden truck doubles as a coin bank. The rear door of the truck is an old-style post-office box door.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1995 (v.19#6) pg. 46

Toy van which can be pushed or pulled is made from plywood scraps.
WOODWORKING TODAY #27 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 18

Plans for making a wooden earth mover featuring an operating dump-truck hopper.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1973 (v.29#6) pg. 22

Plans for wooden toy cars. Included are a Volkswagen, van/bus, station wagon, semi-tractor & trailer, jeep, pickup truck and camper.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1975 (v.31#6) pg. 54

How to make a toy dump truck with a bed that tilts and a tailgate that swings open. Built of wood. Measures 12"x7"x7".
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1977 (v.33#2) pg. 92

Toy double-trailer tank truck is built from wood.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 90

Child's "18 wheeler" pull toy doubles as a toy box.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1983 (v.39#6) pg. 94
Correction WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 25

Quarter-scale utility vehicle/pickup truck will roll a short distance, but is ment to be a stationary toy. Could be made into a riding toy with some major modifications. Doubles as a toy box.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1985 (v.41#5) pg. 76

Tractor trailer rig assembled from wood blocks of various sizes and shapes.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 43

Classic little haulers. Drill press and band saw jigs for making toy wooden trucks. Designs include box bed truck, flatbed truck, and trailer truck.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1991 (v.47#2) pg. 59

A rugged rig. Build an 18-wheeler out of pine, hardwood scraps, and particleboard wheels.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1993 (v.49#5) pg. 38
Correction WORKBENCH Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.49#6) pg. 6
Added Info WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1994 (v.50#1) pg. 6