008. Wind toys

Wind toys go way back. These little cuties can go in the garden or a window box, on top of a cake or your car antennae, or just about anywhere you can picture them. Strategically using the printing on a can or painting them after construction can add additional zing.

Dimensions: Various, up to 5″ in diameter

PDF Specs

  • 37 pictures
  • 8 instruction pages
  • 3 plans pages

Price:

  • Freebie!

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Difficulty

Tools

  • Vise
  • 1/16" drill
  • 3/32" drill
  • Soldering iron
  • Scissors
  • Hand drill or Dremel
  • Wire cutter
  • Pliers
  • Wood block (optional)
  • Awl

Materials

  • Tinplate
  • Solder & flux
  • 1/16" brass rod, 3/4" long for each toy
  • 1/2" dowel or rod, 6" long (for forming)
  • 3/8"-square stick, as long as you like
  • Spray adhesive
  • Super glue (optional)