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    I made a school bus for a Christmas present for my grandson, of course someone asked me to make them one. I cant seem to find the pattern. I wonder if anyone here can help. I have a ton of magazines, including Wood working and creative crafts and some books, but I just don't remember where I got the pattern. The bus is about 9" long, 4" high, 1 3/4" wide, with about 2" wheels, there are holes for windows and cams on the axels to make the people go up and down. thanks dan

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    Sounds like a pattern I would like to try.
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    • #3
      I looked thru a couple of old excel spreadsheets I have collected over they years.. Only bus I found was Creative Woodworks & Crafts 2003 April.
      The other John A. Nelson
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      • #4
        Could you supply a pic of the one you made? It might jog a few memory cells here.
        Linda at www.ArtIngrained.com

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        • #5
          I don't ever remember seeing that in a Fox chapel publication. Like Linda suggested a photo would be helpful.
          Rolf
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          Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
          Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
          And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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          • #6
            I have a fairly extensive index of woodworking magazines. The only school bus I find is in Woodworkers' Journal, December, 1998, pg 26. Hope that helps.

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            • #7
              toy bus.jpg

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              • #8

                That is an interesting looking project. I'd be interested on seeing the mechanism for the passenger's movements.

                Karl
                Karl in Sunny Southwest Florida

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                • #9
                  I am going to look at the local library I may have gotten the plan in a book there, problem is don't know when it will be open again.

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                  • #10
                    Nice ! I have never seen that one before. It is a simple design. What did the kids on the buss do? rotate or go up and down? or both?
                    Rolf
                    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                    • #11
                      I did find some of my old copies of some of the pieces, but not enough also, no identifying information where the plan came from. I am anxious to look at the public library, but do not know when it will open. It seems I have modified some dimensions on the pattern, I do this a lot. The people on the bus go up and down. There is a cam on the axel that moves the piece of wood up and down that the people sit on.

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