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xx   TOY

Two wooden string toys. (1) Tumbling acrobat. (2) Climbing lizard.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #22 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 36

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

Somersault Sam, toy acrobat that somersaults the length of a set of parallel bars. (Reproduction of an antique).
BOYS' LIFE May 1969 (v.59#5) pg. 44

Old-time toys and games. How to make and operate (1) rolling hoops, (2) spool bugs, (3) tumbling blocks, (4) buzz saws, (5) spinning tops, and (6) Tipcat.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1971 (v.61#10) pg. 60

Five easy-to-make turn-of-the-century toys. Alternating figures, acrobat, tumbling clown, rope-climbing bear, and traffic cop whirligig.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1983 (v.6#11) pg. 14

Flip-down fireman and ladder toy. The wooden "fireman" is placed on the top rung and proceeds to flip end-over-end down to the bottom rung of the ladder.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1990 (v.13#8) pg. 29

Jacob's ladder flop-flop toy.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1985 (v.162#12) pg. 122

Desktop dolphin. A wooden profile of a dolphin will flip end-over-end as it rolls back-and-forth inside a wooden framework which simulates ocean waves.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 92, Insert
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 6

Jacob's ladder toy with tumbling blocks of wood held together with strips of ribbon.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #94 Jan 1997 (v.16#6) pg. 49

Santa's chimney toy. A type of "controlled fall" toy where a wooden Santa figure swings from peg-to-peg and decends down a chimney to a fireplace.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #105 Nov 1998 (v.18#5) pg. 40

Three wooden folk toys to make. Peg racing ladder, flip ball (bilboquet), and rings and pins.
SUNSET Sep 1978 (v.161#3) pg. 130

How to make a Jacob's ladder, a stack of blocks that, when held by the top block, appear to tumble to the bottom.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 122

Acrobatic clown. This wooden clown moves back and forth along parallel bars as it spins around.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #12 Nov 1989 (v.2#6) pg. 12
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #14 Mar 1990 (v.3#2) pg. 29

Alpine Ride action toy. An articulated train of 8 wheels rides down a set of 10 ramps, changing direction as it moves from ramp to ramp.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #16 Jul 1990 (v.3#4) pg. 10
Correction WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #18 Nov 1990 (v.3#6) pg. 30
Correction WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #19 Jan 1991 (v.4#1) pg. 28

Tumbling monkey toy. Wooden block tumbles down a wooden ladder, rung-by-rung.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 43

Acrobatic bear folk toy. Squeezing the bottom of a pair of sticks causes the articulated bear-on-a-string at the other end to do flips.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 54

Jacob's Ladder toy. Pair of tumbling figures "race" from top to bottom.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1996 (v.52#6) pg. 30