Purpleheart toy vehicles

These are Boppa’s signature purpleheart vehicles. He has been making them for my boys for years and they are true works of art and will be something we hand down from generation to generation. Parts of each of these pieces are made with purpleheart wood (from the Peltogyne tree) that after the tree is cut the wood turns from brown to purple!

The patterns for all of these came from a book titled “Tremendous Toy Trucks” by Les Neufeld

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  1. I have been making the same trucks. From the same book for over a decade now. My grandchildren have used and abused them forever. It is amazing how well these wooden toys hold up compared to plastic ones. I always wondered if there was someone else making these trucks. It was by luck I found the book in a old wood working store.

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