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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

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

    2. Step: 2

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

    3. Step: 3

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      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

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      Attach the back panel using 2 small hinges.

    5. Step: 5

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      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

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

    7. Step: 7

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      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

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      Attach 2” casters to bottom of ride on toy.

    9. Step: 9

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

    10. Step: 10

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      Seal with an outdoor safe sealant.

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Kid's Outdoor Ride On Toy

by CherishedBliss
May 18, 2016
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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
    Huge 34c3d1e4 db7a 4867 9709 e141857d6c29

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

  2. Step: 2
    Huge 34b6a137 777f 462e 86e1 b67d7b0331d4

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

  3. Step: 3
    Huge 4c89c286 1cf9 489d a0d2 dc892f437dd6

    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
    Huge 6193e0a8 c9e7 4100 8601 b6166b1f1d12

    Attach the back panel using 2 small hinges.

  5. Step: 5
    Huge aef5a710 f56b 4887 bf14 bb7be68d0c95

    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
    Huge 15c5a948 100f 4ca3 ac8f ead630db2dc1

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

  7. Step: 7
    Huge 2a785c03 04b4 47f0 9073 88ccd5bb72ba

    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
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    Attach 2” casters to bottom of ride on toy.

  9. Step: 9
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    Attach Safety Hook and Eye to back panel to keep the "trunk" securely fastened.

  10. Step: 10
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    Seal with an outdoor safe sealant.