There is something really special about a toy
that was designed and personally hand crafted. Wooden toys such
as planes, trains, rocking horses, dolls and, blocks are a part
of the history of toy making that will never be forgotten. Collectors
who seek vintage toys can pay a pretty penny for collective pieces
Today wood toys are still hand
crafted by many who appreciate their beauty.
If you are looking for wooden toys you
will not find them in the big department
stores as they are considered specialty
items now and can be found in the smaller
Collections usually start with memorabilia that has some type of
personal impression on you. Maybe as a little boy, you were given
your father’s old wooden toy train set and you have since
collected other pieces. Whatever the interest you have in wooden
toys it is probably certain that each piece in your collection has
a story worth telling.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could
travel the world and see the many interesting
and wonderful hand made toys. What a collection
you could have! Craft Corner can be a
useful tool to get a closer look at the
different toys made by the many cultures
of the world.
As long as there are those who appreciate the intricate beauty
and quality of hand crafted wooden toys there will be those who
will build them!