This vintage book is comprehensive and beginner-friendly guide to making wooden toys, with information on tools and equipment, joining, finishing, and much more. Making wooden toys can be a cost-effective and rewarding process for both parent and child. Profusely illustrated and full of simple instructions, this timeless volume is highly recommended for anyone with an interest in hand-making toys, and would make for a fantastic addition to family collections. Contents include: “Tools and Supplies”, “Transferring Drawings”, “Sawing”, “Fastening Parts Together”, “Joints”, “Coloring and Finishing”, “Standing, Rocking, and Wheeling Animals”, “Jacks and Acrobats—Performers on Strings”, “Combat and Competition Toys”, “Walkers and Dancers on an Inclined Plane”, “Carts and Chariots”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of toys.