Traditional Wooden Toys: Their History and How to Make Them

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Including a wide range of toys, dolls, and games from around the world, this guide includes a general introduction to the history of toymaking and a substantial amount of historical information on a wide variety of toys, including spinning tops, poseable dolls, and 19th-century tumbler toys. Featured toys are richly illustrated with watercolor illustrations and supplemented with instructions on how to create them. This comprehensive resource for woodworkers and those interested in the history of toys includes information on the tools and materials necessary for the toy workshop and how to set-up and maintain a toymaking business venture.

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Cyril Hobbins has been a professional researcher and re-creator of traditional wooden toys for more than 18 years. He regularly supplies replicas of traditional toys to museums in the UK.

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"A good addition to crafts or folk art collections."  —Library Journal

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