The Racetrack!

Jul 18, 2011 11:48am

Lady Goats

Double Racetrack

I think this plan was posted during the handbuilt holiday phase, and I knew right away that it would be the perfect Christmas present for my two nephews.

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This toy was actually quite stressful to build, but it was absolutely not Rayan's fault. She based the plans on a racetrack from Land of Nod (right?) and neither of us had read the reviews for the actual product before I dived into the build.

Turned out, Rayan and I had to converse a LOT to get this thing to actually let the cars "race" without falling miserably from one level to the other. After it was assembled finally, we were able to use any car (matchbox, hot wheels, the cheap wood ones that come in the train track sets) with NO problems.


 

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Rayan is the Founding Editor and Creative Director of this wildly popular blog The Design Confidential and an all around Do-It-Yourself daredevil. Designer, Mommy, and Lifestyle blogger by day... Furniture Builder and DIY risk taker by night, bringing Chic and Stylish DIY Projects to the Masses. The Design Confidential has grown to more than 2 million pageviews each month in the 3 1/2 years since Rayan created her very first blog post, which just goes to show she isn't alone in her quest to conquer her home and all that surrounds it, with a little DIY elbow grease!

 

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