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xx   TOY

Flying toy is a propeller on the end of a stick.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1964 (v.54#12) pg. 83

High-flying saucer propeller is launched by pulling a string.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1965 (v.55#3) pg. 67

How to whittle a "Gee-Haw-Whimmy-Diddle".
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1978 (v.68#10) pg. 60

Old fashioned whirligig. A decorative circle of cardboard is suspended on a loop of string and made to rotate (first in one direction and then in the other) by pulling on both ends of the loop with your hands.
CRAFTS Jul 1995 (v.18#7) pg. 68

4 antique toys you can reproduce. (1) Rabbit pull toy. (2) Child's hutch. (3) Flying toy propeller. (4) Old-fashioned spinning top.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #233 Nov 1982 (v.32#9) pg. 24
Correction FAMILY HANDYMAN #235 Jan 1983 (v.33#1) pg. 91

Folk toys that are easy to build. A bullroarer, whammydiddle, farfeldinger, spooky screamer, lariat and Indian rope trick.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #439 Dec 1964 (v.60) pg. 96

High-flying top uses propeller, a piece of dowel, a spool and string.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #441 Feb 1965 (v.61) pg. 104

Prop-up propeller toy. propeller on the end of a stick is spun between the palms of your hands and flies up in the air.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 90

Propeller toy made from a popsicle stick and a dowel. Roll the dowel between your hands and the propeller flies up and away.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #84 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 57

How to make old-fashioned pinwheels to scare off birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1984 (v.31#1) pg. 77

Easy-to-make old-time toys. Climbing bear, spool tractor, skyhook, whimmydiddle, and flying machine.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1979 (v.151#5) pg. 134

How to make a whirligig toy from a pair of chopsticks.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1979 (v.151#6) pg. 131

Flying machine stocking stuffer toy. Wooden propeller is attached to a dowel and launched by spinning dowel between your hands.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1985 (v.162#12) pg. 124

Six folk toys from America's past. (1) Spindle top. (2) Whimmydiddle. (3) Flap jack trapeze artist. (4) See saw. (5) Climbing bear. (6) Chickens pecking.
WOOD MAGAZINE #14 Dec 1986 (v.3#6) pg. 48
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 8