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Kid's Outdoor Ride On Toy



Create a toy that will stand the test of time. Your kids are sure to enjoy this DIY Wooden Ride On Toy.

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

      Make the cuts from your sheet of plywood according to the list provided.

    2. Step: 2

      Attach the (2) side panels to the bottom panel using 3/4” Pocket Holes and 1 1/4” pocket hole screws.

    3. Step: 3

      Attach Front Panel to the bottom panel using 3/4” pocket holes and 1 1/4” pocket hole screws. With wood glue and finish nails, attach the sides of the front panel to the edges of the side panels.

    4. Step: 4

      Attach the back panel using 2 small hinges.

    5. Step: 5

      Using wood glue and finishing nails, attach the top panel to the edges of the front and side panels. Make sure not to nail into the back panel, so that it can operate as a door.

    6. Step: 6

      Create your handlebars with the galvanized pipe according to the list provided.

    7. Step: 7

      Attach handlebars to the front of the bottom panel using wood screws. Add a piece of small scrap wood under the bottom panel (where the handlebars will be attached) so that your screws do not poke through. Attach with wood glue and a few finishing nails. Then screw the handlebars onto the bottom panel.

    8. Step: 8

      Attach 2” casters to bottom of ride on toy.

    9. Step: 9

      Attach Safety Hook and Eye to back panel to keep the "trunk" securely fastened.

    10. Step: 10

      Seal with an outdoor safe sealant.

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Kid's Outdoor Ride On Toy

by CherishedBliss
May 18, 2016

Create a toy that will stand the test of time. Your kids are sure to enjoy this DIY Wooden Ride On Toy.

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    Make the cuts from your sheet of plywood according to the list provided.

  2. Step: 2

    Attach the (2) side panels to the bottom panel using 3/4” Pocket Holes and 1 1/4” pocket hole screws.

  3. Step: 3

    Attach Front Panel to the bottom panel using 3/4” pocket holes and 1 1/4” pocket hole screws. With wood glue and finish nails, attach the sides of the front panel to the edges of the side panels.

  4. Step: 4

    Attach the back panel using 2 small hinges.

  5. Step: 5

    Using wood glue and finishing nails, attach the top panel to the edges of the front and side panels. Make sure not to nail into the back panel, so that it can operate as a door.

  6. Step: 6

    Create your handlebars with the galvanized pipe according to the list provided.

  7. Step: 7

    Attach handlebars to the front of the bottom panel using wood screws. Add a piece of small scrap wood under the bottom panel (where the handlebars will be attached) so that your screws do not poke through. Attach with wood glue and a few finishing nails. Then screw the handlebars onto the bottom panel.

  8. Step: 8

    Attach 2” casters to bottom of ride on toy.

  9. Step: 9

    Attach Safety Hook and Eye to back panel to keep the "trunk" securely fastened.

  10. Step: 10

    Seal with an outdoor safe sealant.