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Paul has asked for a thread here to introduce people to TimberToys. They are the creation of tenthjuror, a user on the website imgur.com, who posted the following photos in an album there. Accompanying commentary describes these as a project originally made for his son. Here's what TimberToys look like:







According to the commentary, the corner blocks are made simply by laminating 2x6s together, cutting them to shape on a table saw and boring the holes with a drill press. Here are some images including tenthjuror's son, which give a sense of the size and strength of these toys:









Here's a detail shot of the clips that can be seen in a couple of the previous photos:



Finally, here is a picture showing the setup used to cut the tenon ends on the connecting rods:


 
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Those look like a lot of fun!
 
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Does he market these? I want. Period. Massively ultracool. Something that can support 40-50# of kid, truly serious strong.
 
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