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« on: May 02, 2008 10:03:53 AM »

I had this idea for imaginative play areas in our yard for the kids to play in.  But also that fit in with the landscaping and were fun!  So, I bought some pressure treated plywood and some paints, ordered a playground steering wheel, and bought a switch at the home store.  With a little help from my husband and his jig saw, I created this VW bug in our garden for the kids to play with!
Front - screwed into our trees.  It doesn't look level in this pic, but it is.

Back(inside the car) - working steering wheel and switches.  Again, it is actually level.

Thanks for looking!  All questions and comments welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2008 10:43:50 AM »

Very clever!  It looks like a lot of fun AND has a ton of leg room!
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2008 10:58:23 AM »

i love it!  how fun Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2008 11:03:35 AM »

Very cute!

And does that license plate read "I ate a Ferrari"?
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2008 04:59:02 PM »

Cute!
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2008 05:43:50 PM »

Thanks!  It was a fun project  Grin.

Yes, it does say, "I ate a Ferrari".  My husband insisted on it  Cheesy.
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