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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   TOY

How to make a dancing wooden man.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1972 (v.50#12) pg. 62

How to make a wooden dancing man and dancing platform (paddle).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 145, 150

Limberjack toys. Wooden animal puppets on the end of a stick which are caused to dance on a springboard. Patterns included for sheep, cow, mule and rooster.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1983 (v.61#11) pg. 119, 169

Indian war dancer wooden toy.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1964 (v.54#12) pg. 83

Pioneer toy is a dancing man assembled from wood.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1971 (v.61#8) pg. 57

Dancing bumble duck. A profile wooden duck with movable legs, feet, and wings is attached to a dowel. The duck figure is made to dance on a basswood paddle to form a type of primitive folk-art percussion instrument. Pattern and assembly instructions included.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1998 (v.45#4) pg. 27

The limberjack. An old Appalachian toy made entirely of wood. The limberjack is a dancing man on the end of a long dowel.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Dec 1982 (v.13#6) pg. 58

Dancing carpenter folk art toy is attached to a long dowel and made to "dance" on a wooden paddle.
HOME MECHANIX #691 Nov 1985 (v.81) pg. 32, 38

Dancin' man toy is made to look like a carpenter.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #103 Jul 1998 (v.18#3) pg. Insert

Robert the robot. An articulated wooden toy figure, similar to a dancing-man toy.
WOODWORK #21 May-Jun 1993 pg. 46

Traditional style dancing dolls (jig dolls) are carved out of wood. Their legs are able to move at the knee and hip. When fitted with a wooden dowel in the back, they can be made to "dance" by moving them up and down on a flat surface.
WOODWORKER #1024 Mar 1979 (v.83) pg. 136
Added Info WOODWORKER #1027 Jun 1979 (v.83) pg. 330

Man-in-the-moon jig-dancing toy. An excerpt from the book "Making Moving Wooden Toys".
WOODWORKER #1105 Dec 1985 (v.89) pg. 906

Dancing-man folk toy. Wooden man with jointed legs is mounted on the end of a stick and "dances" on a wooden paddle in time to your beat.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1977 (v.1#5) pg. 6

Dancing man folk toy. A wooden man with movable arms and legs is attached to a dowel. The figure is made to dance on a paddle board by thumping the paddle and rotating the dowel handle.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 59